Best Music Movies of 1986
La Magie Continue
One of the earliest Cirque du Soleil releases, filmed during a tour of the troupe's native Canada in 1986 and filled with their trademark costumes, music and extraordinary feats.
Ozzy Osbourne: The Ultimate Ozzy
Ozzy was at the peak of his 1980s popularity. Filmed live on tour in 1986 for MTV, this video was a promotional celebration of Ozzy's triple platinum fifth solo album, 'The Ultimate Sin'.
X: The Unheard Music
A documentary about the band X. Includes live and studio performances and interviews with the band members.
King of Sex
Short movie by New York photographer and cinematographer Richard Kern.
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl is a short story by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The story is about a dying child's dreams and hope, and was first published in 1845. This adaptation was made for Harlech TV and broadcast on 28th December 1986. It starred Twiggy and Roger Daltrey and features the song Mistletoe and Wine" which became a #1 hit for Cliff Richard in 1988, and the biggest selling record of that year
Liza in London
Liza Minnelli in concert at the London Palladium.
In 1961, with war looming in Berlin, an Air National Guard unit of actors, journalists and studio personnel is up for military academy consideration.
Chet Baker: Candy
This documentary includes performances of legendary jazz trumpeter Chet Baker joined by Michel Graillier and Red Mitchell on piano and Jean-Louis Rassinfosse on bass. Also, an interview with Baker is included.
Peter Gabriel: Sledgehammer
In this landmark MTV VMA winning music video, Peter Gabriel sings the titular song while surrounded by stop motion visuals.
Mozart: Mitridate Re Di Ponto
Soprano Yvonne Kenny turns in a spirited performance as Aspasia in this brilliant staging of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's first notable opera -- penned when he was only 14 years old. The production, set in early Roman times, follows the inner circle of the empire's most formidable foe, King Mithridates of Pontus. Maestro Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts the sterling cast, which includes tenor Gosta Winbergh and mezzo-soprano Ann Murray.