Hollywood often sets the truth aside in favour of telling a better story. Sometimes the truth doesn’t have that perfect three-act structure they’re looking for, and that’s okay. Alternatively, in some rare cases, the film differs from reality, because the truth is just too insane to believe. For instance, Hugh Glass of The Revenant (2015), did not crawl across the country after being mauled by a bear to seek vengeance for the murder of his son, he just did it because he was pissed at John Fitzgerald; Glass didn’t even have a son.
Tag: Music Films
“Gonna tell her this morning, no I’ll tell her by noon, by noon or one – by 1:37 exactly.” – A.J., a hopeless teenage artist in love.
With Edgar Wright’s musically driven film Baby Driver around the corner, the Janks Review Crew picks their favourite movies that feature an amazing soundtrack.
Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum, the man who invented ‘show business’ in this upcoming musical by Australian director Michael Gracey.
Whitney Houston, as we know her, was a meteorically talented singer battling the demon of addiction – a demon that ultimately killed her. But who was she behind the bright lights of stardom and the alluring darkness of drugs and drink? Whitney: Can I Be Me seeks to give us a taste of the real Whitney.
All Eyez on Me chronicles the life story of one of the greatest and most influential rap music stars, the late Tupac Shakur.
Steve McQueen, the Academy-Award winning director of 12 Years a Slave (2013) has signed on to direct a new documentary about rap’s biggest icon.
Check out the latest trailer for All Eyez on Me, the film based on Tupac Shakur’s life and starring Demetrius Shipp Jr. as the legendary rap icon.
La La Land set records and cleaned house at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards which just passed, check out the full list of winners.
La La Land is director Damien Chazelle’s tribute to Hollywood-musical films of old, featuring outstanding performances and brilliant direction.
The main trailer for the upcoming musical film La La Land has been released, starring two of Hollywood’s hottest properties, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.
The second teaser for All Eyez on Me, the biographical film about slain rapper Tupac Shakur has been released, giving us a better look at what to expect.
Ron Howard’s documentary on the greatest band of all time, The Beatles, is a spirited look at the band’s early years, which leaves you yearning for more.