Best Music Movies of 2012
Searching for Sugar Man
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.
An omnibus of ten short films by ten young directors.
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Matthew Bourne choreographs this performance of Tchaikovsky's ballet, filmed live in London. The show, the longest running ballet on both Broadway and the West End, follows the story of Prince Siegfried, who promises his love to swan maiden Odette, only to be tricked by magician Von Rothbart. The stars include Richard Winsor, Dominic North, Nina Goldman, Madelaine Brennan, Steve Kirkham and Joseph Vaughan.
Tarja Turunen: Act I, Live in Rosario
01. If You Believe 02. Anteroom Of Death 03. My Little Phoenix 04. Dark Star 05. Naiad 06. Falling Awake 07. I Walk Alone 08. Orpheus Hallucination / Orpheus In The Underworld 09. Little Lies (band jam) 10. Little Lies 11. Into The Sun 12. Nemo 13. Acoustic Set: Rivers Of Lust Minor Heaven Montañas De Silencio Sing For Me I Feel Immortal 14. Never Enough 15. In For A Kill 16. Toccata And Fugue D-minor (BWV 565) / The Phantom Of The Opera 17. Die Alive 18. Until My Last Breath 19. Over The Hills And Far Away 20. Boy And The Ghost 21. Lost Northern Star 22. Ciaran‘s Well 23. Tired Of Being Alone 24. Where Were You Last Night / Heaven Is A Place On Earth / Livin’ On A Prayer 25. Underneath 26. The Reign 27. Oasis / The Archive Of Lost Dreams 28. Still Of The Night 29. Crimson Deep
The Shoes: Time to Dance
A serial killer played by Jake Gyllenhaal travels through the hippest parties on a killing spree of Dalston hipsters. Gyllenhaal masters the role of unsuspecting dark-eyed psycho as he pumps iron and gums drugs preparing for his next beautifully fashionable victim. Transforming a music video into magnificently dramatic cinema, director Daniel Wolfe has captured contemporary London in a shockingly addictive modern slasher.
Adele: Live in London with Matt Lauer
Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer and musical phenomenon Adele performs live from her hometown in her first-ever network spectacular featuring an exclusive sit-down with Matt Lauer. In the one-hour event, Adele recaps the amazing year that followed the release of her sophomore album, "21." The special also features, for the first time on network television, six performances from the singer's "Adele Live at The Royal Albert Hall," including hit songs "Someone Like You" and "Rolling in the Deep."
Always Whitney Houston
New Whitney Houston Documentary.
A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand
On February 11, 2011, Barbra Streisand was honored as the 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, Barbra and an all-star cast of guests performed many of the songs she made famous throughout her illustrious career. Features guests Tony Bennett, Herbie Hancock, Faith Hill, Diana Krall, Barry Manilow, Leann Rimes, Seal, Stevie Wonder, and others, as well as two songs performed by Streisand herself. Proceeds from the sale of this product will provide essential support for MusiCaresÂ®, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.
In 1991, Lise is age 18. Gulf War ends, USSR collapses, Nirvana gives birth in a pool and three girls create the rock band Periodink. Their first concert will be, for Lise, the time to get through the age of adolescence.
Punk Revolution NYC
This documentary film traces the entire history of New York's punk movement; the VU years, the Warhol influence, the Dolls reign, and the handover of power to the bands who shared the sensibilities and attitude introduced to the city by Warhol and the Velvets a decade before. With the aid of performance footage, rare archive, exclusive interviews and some of the most exciting music ever recorded, this programme offers an experience of these events second only to having lived through them. Features new interviews with Richard Hell, Suicide's Alan Vega, Blondie's Gary Valentine and many more.