Best Music Movies of This Year (So Far)
For teenage misfits Hunter and Kevin, the path to glory is clear: Devote themselves to metal. Win Battle of the Bands. And be worshipped like gods.
Music superstars Kat Valdez and Bastian are getting married before a global audience of fans. But when Kat learns, seconds before her vows, that Bastian has been unfaithful, she decides to marry Charlie, a stranger in the crowd, instead.
A man ahead of his time, Cyrano de Bergerac dazzles whether with ferocious wordplay at a verbal joust or with brilliant swordplay in a duel. But, convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of the love of a devoted friend, the luminous Roxanne, Cyrano has yet to declare his feelings for her—and Roxanne has fallen in love, at first sight, with Christian.
The Weeknd: 103.5 Dawn FM
Live performance broadcast of The Weeknd's album Dawn FM.
The Beatles: Get Back - The Rooftop Concert
On the 30th of January, 1969, the Beatles performed an unannounced concert from the rooftop of their Apple Corps headquarters at Savile Row, within central London's office and fashion district. Experience the final and unforgettable iconic performance of The Beatles in a special 60-minute presentation, digitally remastered into the image and sound quality of IMAX DMR technology.
Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name
Explore the 50-year friendship between award-winning singer/songwriters James Taylor and Carole King. The duo famously performed at Los Angeles’s Troubadour in 1970, and in 2010 made a triumphant return performance.
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A queer, Black, aspiring Baltimore rapper must outwit his vengeful day-job boss in order to avoid getting fired after accidentally eating an edible.
Spring Awakening: Those You've Known
Fifteen years after the smash, Tony-winning Broadway run of "Spring Awakening," the original cast and creative team reunite for a spectacular, one-night only reunion concert to benefit The Actors Fund. Chronicling their whirlwind journey back to the stage, this documentary follows the players as they reconnect and rediscover the beauty and timelessness of the hit musical.
Michael Bublé's Christmas in the City
Michael Bublé takes the New York City stage to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his chart-topping album, "Christmas," featuring music, comedy and special guests.
Better Nate Than Ever
13-year-old Nate Foster has big Broadway dreams but there’s only one problem — he can’t even land a part in the school play. When his parents leave town, Nate and his best friend Libby sneak off to the Big Apple for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to prove everyone wrong. A chance encounter with Nate’s long-lost Aunt Heidi turns his journey upside-down, and together they must learn that life’s greatest adventures are only as big as your dreams.
Legendary rock band Foo Fighters move into an Encino mansion steeped in grisly rock and roll history to record their much anticipated 10th album. Once in the house, Dave Grohl finds himself grappling with supernatural forces that threaten both the completion of the album and the lives of the band.
The Weeknd x The Dawn FM Experience
Enter the experience of Dawn FM as The Weeknd performs his latest album live in a theatrically unsettled and unnerving world.
Biffy Clyro: Cultural Sons of Scotland
Amazon Music, Warner Records and Biffy Clyro present ‘Biffy Clyro: Cultural Sons of Scotland’, an intimate documentary film showing the back-to-basics recording process they adopted to create their ninth studio album, ‘The Myth of the Happily Ever After’.
Look At Me: XXXTENTACION
Explore how Florida teenager Jahseh Onfroy became SoundCloud rapper XXXTENTACION, one of the most streamed artists on the planet. Through frank commentary from family, friends and romantic partners, and unseen archival footage, this documentary offers a sensitive portrayal of an artist whose acts of violence, raw musical talent and open struggles with mental health left an indelible mark on his generation before his death at the age of 20.
OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u (a SOUR film)
Grammy® winner singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo takes a familiar road trip from Salt Lake City, where she began writing her debut album “SOUR,” to Los Angeles. Along the way, Rodrigo recounts the memories of writing and creating her record-breaking debut album and shares her feelings as a young woman navigating a specific time in her life. Through new live arrangements of her songs, intimate interviews and never-before-seen footage from the making of the album, audiences will follow Olivia along on a cinematic journey exploring the story of “SOUR.”
Self-destructive rap musician Cole meanders through a toxic mix of numbness, narcissism and alienation. This radical portrait of a broken man eschews clichés and psychological interpretations.
A cinematic and musical odyssey that explores the remarkable relationship between humans and rivers. Throughout history, rivers have shaped our landscapes and our journeys; flowed through our cultures and dreams. RIVER takes its audience on a journey through space and time; spanning six continents, and drawing on extraordinary contemporary cinematography, including satellite filming, the film shows rivers on scales and from perspectives never seen before. Its union of image, music and sparse, the poetic script will create a film that is both dream-like and powerful, honouring the wildness of rivers but also recognizes their vulnerability.
Catherine Cohen: The Twist...? She's Gorgeous
Put on your pink rhinestone rompers for a sparkling evening of comedy cabaret with Catherine Cohen filmed at the iconic Joe’s Pub in New York City.
I'll Find You
Inspired by stories of Polish musicians from the 1930s and 40s. Two young lovers, Robert, a Catholic opera singer, and Rachel, a Jewish violin virtuoso, dream of one day performing together at legendary Carnegie Hall. When they're torn apart by the German invasion of Poland, Robert vows to find Rachel, no matter what the war may bring. His search leads him on a life-threatening journey through the heart of Nazi Germany, to a reckoning that Rachel may be lost to him forever.
Raylene 'Red' Delaney is a vivacious but, at times, misguided redhead, who pours herself a cup of ambition and trades her nine to five career in real estate for a life under the spotlight as a Dolly Parton impersonator. At first average and then fabulous, her tumultuous journey is full of fake hair, artificial boobs and a romantic liaison with Kenny Rogers. The cost of success however is far greater than Red ever anticipated and in order to find herself she needs to lose herself in Dolly.
Cypress Hill: Insane in the Brain
A smoke-filled journey across the lives and the careers of the groundbreaking, genre-defying Hip Hop group, Cypress Hill. Their unique sound, influenced by their Latin roots and West Coast upbringing, was built on a movement rooted in true authenticity: from cultivating the flower, to smoking it, to rapping about it, their influence is forever burned into the musical landscape of Hip Hop as they continue to stay relevant after 30 years.
The Sky Is Everywhere
Lennie is a teen musical prodigy grieving the death of her sister when she finds herself caught between a new guy at school and her sister's devastated boyfriend. Through her vivid imagination and conflicted heart, Lennie navigates first love and first loss.
The Simpsons: When Billie Met Lisa
Lisa Simpson is discovered by chart-topping artists Billie Eilish and FINNEAS while searching for a quiet place to practice her saxophone. Billie invites Lisa to her studio for a special jam session she’ll never forget.
When El, an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens, meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, sparks fly as the two bond over their mutual affinity for sneakers. With a little nudge from his best friend and a sprinkle of Fairy Godfather magic, El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a ‘legit’ sneaker designer in the industry.
Kay Montgomery is a top finalist who gets kicked off America's hottest singing competition and is forced to move back in with her mother as reality cameras follow her every move.
A skateboarding teenager adjusts to living with his estranged father and finding his place in the world, inspired by The Nutcracker and filled with music and dance.
A Cowgirl's Song
An aspiring but adrift teen singer goes to live with her grandmother, once a country music legend, but has fallen on hard times after the death of her husband five years earlier. Together, they overcome adversity and find redemption through their love of music.
An urban music singer from a poor neighborhood goes through love and pain on her way to success.
THE RUNNER follows a strange woman as she travels to a small town where her violent compulsions are slowly revealed.
Dinner in America
An on-the-lam punk rocker and a young woman obsessed with his band go on an unexpected and epic journey together through the decaying suburbs of the American Midwest.
A cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie's creative and musical journey.
Dawn FM Experience
The Dawn FM Experience is being described as a “mesmerizing visual,” with The Weeknd “creating a theatrical performance event that will envelop audiences” into the titular album’s “unnerving and moody world.
I'm Wanita is the story of a renegade country music singer from Tamworth, Australia, hell-bent on realizing her childhood dreams of stardom.
This Much I Know to Be True
Like all musicians in 2021, Nick Cave was unable to connect with his audience in person. He uses this concert film to break the vocal and instrumental silence, talk about himself and perform songs from “Ghosteen” and “Carnage”, with help from Warren Ellis.
Step Into… The Movies with Derek and Julianne Hough
A set of performances inspired on films such as Singin' in the Rain, Moulin Rouge, Beauty and the Beast, Chicago, Dirty Dancing, Saturday Night Fever and La La Land.
Charli XCX: Alone Together
Following the 5 week process of how Charli XCX's 2020 album 'how i'm feeling now' was created during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine.
Syl Johnson: Any Way the Wind Blows
A documentary about the greatest soul singer you've ever heard--even if you've never heard of him.
All I Can Say
An archive of '90s culture and a philosophical study of fame via the intimate video-diary of Shannon Hoon, the late lead singer of alt-rock band Blind Melon.
Doris Muñoz is a young, ambitious music manager whose undocumented family depends on her ability to launch pop stars. When she loses her biggest client, Doris hustles to discover new talent and finds Jacks, another daughter of immigrants for whom "making it" isn't just a dream: it's a necessity.
Srikanto and Rajlokkhi's sensual yet sporadic love transcends space and time. At a time of heartbreaking separation between the two, Abhaya enters Srikanto's life in Puducherry even as his passionate fascination with prostitute Piyali strives for closure. Srikanto is the musical retelling of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's eponymous novel and presents a modern take on the relationship of Srikanto-Rajlokkhi.
Red Elvis: The Cold War Cowboy
The extraordinary tale of Dean Reed, the American popstar who packed out stadiums in the 70s and inspired a generation, until he was found drowned in a lake in East Berlin.
An intimate story of song and sacrifice—musically gifted superstar Sheryl Crow navigates an iconic yet arduous musical career battling sexism, ageism, depression, cancer, and the price of fame, before harnessing the power of her gift.
With unprecedented, intimate access to the private life of Courtney Barnett, this innovative and stylised 16mm feature documentary follows a paradoxically introverted performer and anti-influencer, who, at the height of success, is ready to walk away. Long-time collaborator Danny Cohen’s feature documentary reveals a woman who finds power in sharing her vulnerability. Recording her innermost thoughts on a Dictaphone over a period of three years, Courtney begins her slow acceptance of Danny Cohen’s camera. This unique filming process mirrors Courtney’s gradual search for purpose and emergence as an artist embracing her place in the world.
Documentary about Don Letts who played a leading role in pop history. Letts injected Afro-Caribbean music into the early punk scene and shot over 300 music videos including for Public Image Ltd. and Bob Marley, but also for teen sensations Musical Youth's reggae smash 'Pass The Dutchie'. Besides his enduring relationship with The Clash, the constant factor in Letts' eventful career as a DJ, manager, film director, musician and radio maker is that, from the 1970s on, he continued to draw attention to cultural issues, as he does today with his radio programme for BBC 6, Culture Clash Radio.
When a high school romance is ended by Covid lockdowns, a new teacher uses music to lift their spirits and keep their love alive, even during the darkest of times.
The 64th Annual Grammy Awards
Festivities at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas honor excellence in the recording industry; scheduled performers include Brothers Osborne, BTS, Brandi Carlisle, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow and Olivia Rodrigo.
When You Finish Saving the World
Evelyn and her son, Ziggy, seek out replacements for each other. As Evelyn tries to parent an unassuming teenager at her shelter, Ziggy fumbles through his pursuit of a brilliant young woman at school.
Every Day In Kaimuk?
Naz, a cynical and charismatic 20-something, has spent his entire life in tranquil O’ahu, Hawai?i, skateboarding with his friends and hosting a nightly radio show where he spotlights emerging musicians. When his girlfriend Sloane nabs the chance to move to bustling New York, Naz begins preparing for their big move, planning every detail down to his cat’s absurd flight plan. Even when dreaming about what life outside the island might look like, however, Naz wonders whether uprooting his world is the right decision, and if anywhere will ever really feel like home when he’s always been an eternal outsider.
Libaraiers "Rilla" Stanford, has just been released from prison and finds that his immediate world has changed, knowing that the dangers of the streets remain the same, his only mission is to take care of his 6yr old son, Kevin.
Carole King: Home Again
On Saturday May 26th, 1973 before 100,000 plus fans on the Great Lawn of Central Park in New York City, a generational talent singer-songwriter at the undeniable top of her game enjoyed a humbling homecoming a mere 14 miles from the house in Brooklyn where she grew up. The historic event highlighted the earth-moving power she’d unleashed with her watershed Tapestry (already being touted as one of the highest selling albums in history a mere two years after its release), all the way through her soon-to-be released song-cycle album Fantasy, (her fourth consecutive Lou Adler-produced album to land in Billboard’s Top Ten), Carole King’s performance that day was, according to Jack Nicholson, one of only two current events “proper” to be seen at in public.