Best Music Movies of 1989
Meet the Feebles
Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her. And with all the world waiting for the show, the assorted co-stars must contend with drug addiction, extortion, robbery, disease, drug dealing, and murder. Meanwhile the love between two of the stars is threatened by Trevor the Rat, who wishes to exploit the young starlet for use in his porno movie.
The Karen Carpenter Story
Story of the meteoric rise and sudden fall of Karen Carpenter, who became a famous singer before battling anorexia and bulimia. This made-for-TV movie is the authorized version of the life of Karen Carpenter and was made with the approval of Richard Carpenter and the Carpenter family.
Leningrad Cowboys Go America
The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Russian musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Genesis - Live at Wembley Stadium
Tracklisting: 1. Mama - 2. Abacab - 3. Domino Part 1 - 4. Domino Part 2 - 5. That's All - 6. Brazilian - 7. Land of Confusion - 8. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - 9. Throwing It All Away - 10. Home by the Sea - 11. Invisible Touch - 12. Drum Duet - 13. Los Endos - 14. Medley: Turn It On Again / Everybody Needs Somebody / I Can't Get No Satisfaction / Reach Out and I'll Be There / You've Lost that Loving Feeling / Pinball Wizard / In the Midnight Hour / Turn It On Again - 15. Do The Neurotic
Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, Little Mo, is happy to see him, because he has plans for a show involving Max. In addition, Max's old partners in crime have another job for him.
The Wizard of Speed and Time
A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything with a use. Luckily, our film creator gets the help of his friends.
The Heat Is On: The Making of Miss Saigon
A behind-the-scenes look at the putting on of the successful West End stage musical, including footage of the cast rehearsing and the triumphant first night.
Rush: A Show of Hands
By 1988, Rush had reached the pinnacle of their success. Internationally acclaimed as one of the world's greatest live acts, Rush remained an enigma. With little airplay or MTV coverage, yet arenas of fans, Rush capture 3 nights of their Hold Your Fire tour at the NEC, UK during April 1988. This third attempt to capture their live atmosphere still doesn't quite hit the mark.
Sinéad O'Connor: The Value of Ignorance
The concert was recorded live at the Dominion Theatre in London, on June 3, 1988. TracklistHide Credits 1 Jackie 2 Just Like You Said It Would Be 3 Mandinka 4 Just Call Me Joe 5 Never Get Old 6 Jerusalem 7 Troy 8 I Am Stretched On Your Grave
I Went To The Dance
The definitive film on the history of the toe-tapping, foot-stomping music of French Southwest Louisiana. Includes many Cajun and Zydeco greats, featuring Michael Doucet and Beausoleil, Clifton Chenier, Marc and Ann Savoy, D.L. Menard, and many others.