Tupac: Resurrection is an Academy Award-nominated 2003 documentary about the life and untimely death of rapper Tupac Shakur. The film, directed by Lauren Lazin, is narrated by Tupac Shakur himself. The film was in theaters from November 16, 2003 to December 21, 2003, and grossed over 7 million dollars. It was released by Paramount Pictures.
London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division. Only when he's together with his friends, a 'Mod' clique, cruises London on his motor-scooter and hears music such as that of 'The Who' and 'The High Numbers', he feels free and accepted. However, it's a flight into an illusionary world.
Set on a university campus, the story line unfolds over a several month period in which the "Greeks" (fraternities and sororities) prepare for the culminating event: the step show competition. Against this backdrop there are numerous subplots involving the meeting and maturation of a love relationship, a kidnapping, an avenging abused co-ed, fraternity initiation rites, step scenes, and the antics of students and faculty alike.
This hard rockin' video delivers live footage captured at Killswitch Engage's 2005 sold-out appearance at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass. Hard-core metal fans won't be disappointed with features that include all of the band's videos, on-the-road and behind-the-scenes footage, extensive interviews, a retrospective documentary and interviews with other bands from Ozzfest 2005.
The show is based on tracks from their END OF HEARTACHE album, which is played out before 3,000 dedicated fans.
A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.
Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio DJ Billy Magic (Kevin Bacon) who holds a contest for a Student Hall of Fame every week. When Karchy finally wins after several weeks, he spends more time with Billy Magic...a man with money, girls, and glam. Karchy thinks that by spending time with Magic, he can become "cool". He then starts telling lies, to make himself seem greater than he really is. But when his lies begin hurting the people he cares about, he realizes that it isn't worth telling lies if it affects your friends. Afterwards, he learns to accept himself for the person he is, and gives up lying. And as for Billy Magic, it turns out that he pays his price for all the lies that he has told as well....
'Weird Al' Yankovic Live: "Weird Al" Yankovic and his band perform songs from his 1999 album "Running With Scissors" plus most of his older hits, including a showstopping parody medley. Also includes the music videos for "The Saga Begins" and "It's All About The Pentiums."
Legendary singer, songwriter, producer and five-time Grammy award-winning recording artist Lionel Richie presents his FIRST EVER full concert DVD, LIVE IN PARIS. Taped this past May at Bercy Arena in Paris, this incredible concert features ALL of Lionel's greatest hits, including "Hello," "Dancin' On The Ceiling," "Say You, Say Me," and a very special "Endless Love."
This impressive record of Sade's 1994 live peformances reminds us of just how much her distinctive sound combines languorously emotional pop with lightweight but musically fulfilling cocktail jazz. As fine as the voice is, we can never forget that Sade's backing band are sidemen rather than mere accompanists, and in several of the 18 numbers here we get solos of real virtuosity. The selection of songs includes many of Sade's hits--"Cherry Pie," "Smooth Operator," "Your Love Is King"--and some less well-known songs from the albums, such as "Red Eye" and "Jezebel."
On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie (Cohen) falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince (Culkin) who defends her from the Mouse King.
The Runaways (Neon Angels) is based on lead-singer Cherie Currie's book 'Neon Angel' - a reflection of her experiences as a rock star, but also delivering a strong anti-drug warning to teens and others. David Bowie's "Space Oddity" serves as a metaphor for the narrative-- a slow countdown, a surreal but spectacular rise to fame, then alienation and burnout - a long long way from home.
Movie detailing ABBA's mega-successful tour of Australia during mid-1977. While it mostly contains back-stage footage and as well as ABBA's famous songs such as "Dancing Queen", "Tiger", "Name Of The Game" and "Eagle" among others sung filmed during their concerts in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide, it has the sub-plot of young country and western radio disc-jockey, Ashley, whose boss orders him to have a deep interview with ABBA and the problems he has trying to reach them as he forgets his press pass and ABBA's main bodyguard, (Tom Oliver) is determined to stop him...
When Ken Hensley left the Uriah Heep camp over 20 years ago, after a gig in Portugal, it seemed that a page had turned forever. So abrupt was his final decision, there was no opportunity for Ken to give a musical salute to the Heep faithful. So when Mick Box invited Ken to join Heep on stage as a special guest for The Magician’s Birthday Party 2001, Ken felt that the time was ripe to say a belated thank you to the fans. As a result, on December 7 2001, there was a one night re-union between Ken and the band he helped to bring to glory.
Rob Gordon is the owner of a semi-failing record store in Chicago where he sells music the old fashioned way- on vinyl. He's a self-professed music junkie who spends his days at Championship Vinyl with his two employees Dick and Barry. Although they have an encyclopedic knowledge of pop music and are consumed with the music scene and creating their all-time favorite top-five lists of subject specific songs, it's of no help to Rob whose needle skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend Laura walks out on him. As Rob examines his failed attempts at romance and happiness the process finds him being dragged kicking and screaming into adulthood.
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Marci X: While delivering an award to her humanitarian father Ben Feld, the stylish wealthy Jewish Caucasian Marci Feld is surprised by the attack of the conservative senator Mary Ellen Spinkle to her father in the media. The motive is the lyrics of the rap "Shoot Ya' Teacha " sing by Dr. S and released by the hip-hop record label Felony Assault that belongs to Ben. He has a heart attack, and his daughter decides to assume the problem and negotiate a public excuse of Dr. S in the MTV Award. However, the bad boy sings a polemic song on television to humiliate Merci that gives senator Sprinkle the chance to promote the "Buttgate".
Rockers is a 1978 Jamaican film by Ted Bafaloukos. Several popular reggae artists star in the movie, including Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Big Youth, Dillinger, and Jacob Miller.
Rockers was originally to be a documentary but blossomed into a full-length feature showing the reggae culture at its peak.
In this film, the culture, characters and mannerisms are authentic. The main rocker Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, for example, is shown living with his actual wife and kids and in his own home. The recording studios shown are the famous Harry J Studios where many roots reggae artists recorded during the 70s including Bob Marley. Samples of the film's dialogue were used in the early 1990's jungle track, "Babylon" by Splash. The Jamaican Patois spoken throughout the film is rendered with English language subtitles for a foreign audience. - Wikipedia