Entries for the ‘Movie News’ Category

L7 announces documentary film

The infamously fierce, feminist pioneers of American grunge punk, L7, have announced a documentary film, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker, Sarah Price (American Movie, The Yes Men, Summercamp) Titled L7: Pretend We’re Dead, the film takes viewers on an all access journey into the 1990’s grunge movement that took the world by storm and the band that [...]

Derek Hess documentary is in production

“Forced Perspective” is a documentary film showcasing the life of artist Derek Hess directed by Nick Cavalier. The film illuminates Derek’s struggle with alcoholism, bipolar disorder, depression and watches him triumph over his personal demons while showing how these experiences help shape his artwork. From Derek’s early flyer work and celebrated sketches to his elaborate mixed media pieces, this film [...]

Rye Coalition documentary to premiere in NJ and Brooklyn

Details on the Rye Coalition: The Story Of The Hard Luck 5 have dropped: It premieres May 30, 2014 at the New Jersey Film Festival and June 8 in Brooklyn. When they signed with one of the world’s biggest record labels, Rye Coalition was primed to finally get their glory, or so it seemed. Like [...]

Ellie Goulding contributes to Divergent Soundtrack

Cherrytree / Interscope recording artist Ellie Goulding contributed vocals to several songs on the DIVERGENT: Original Motion Picture Score composed by Grammy®-nominated and multi-platinum electronic artist Junkie XL and executive produced by Grammy® and Oscar®-winning composer Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, Inception). Goulding, whose vocals are woven throughout the movie, is the inner voice of the [...]

Octaves release mini-tour documentary, tour (2014)

Baltimore, MD’s Octaves are kicking off 2014 with a new mini-tour documentary, filmed and edited by bassist Tony Savero at The Fest in Gainesville late last year.  Check out the video and get a good introduction to Octaves if you are not already acquainted, from a festival where “bands from all over the country/the world [...]

The National announce film opening, tour dates (2014)

2013 was a landmark year for The National, whose May release of their fifth studio album Trouble Will Find Me debuted at #3 on Billboard’s Top 200, followed by sold-out international tours, performances on The Colbert Report, All Things Considered, The Mindy Project, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Late Show with David Letterman, [...]

Stevie Nicks to release DVD documentary on the making of In Your Dreams

Rock legend Stevie Nicks, fresh off of Fleetwood Mac’s sold out worldwide tour, will be releasing her intimate DVD  documentary  “In Your Dreams,” it was confirmed today by Warner Bros. Records. “In Your Dreams” is a portrait of the illusive Nicks as she and Stewart embark on a musical journey to write and record the [...]

Green Day frontman to act in Like Sunday, Like Rain

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been cast in Like Sunday, Like Rain, a new independent drama film from writer/directory Frank Whaley. It will also include Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester who leads as a struggling musician who becomes the guardian of a 12-year-old music prodigy one summer. Armstrong will play her boyfriend and Will [...]

Not Waving But Drowning film hits YouTube

Not Waving But Drowning is a lyrical film, beautifully photographed with a soundtrack that ushers you through the adventures and transformation of two best friends. The turning points of the girls’ “revolution summer” are subtle, the same way you can’t feel yourself changing day to day. At its core the film is about duality, right down to the fact that [...]

Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys) weighs in on CBGB movie

Caught a conversation about the new CBGB movie between Chad from Cricketbows/The Jackalopes and Cheetah Chrome from Dead Boys.  This is what Cheetah thinks of the movie: “I’ve seen it, I think it’s cool. It’s a Holmstrom cartoon, film version. It’s funny and it’s heart is in the right place . My recommendation is that [...]