The Hollywood Reporter

/ The Hollywood Reporter

The British Independent Film Awards – the BIFAs to those in the know – is set to unveil its official nominations on Nov. 1 ahead of the Dec 4. ceremony in London. To celebrate the addition of several new categories aimed at highlighting new and emerging names, The Hollywood Reporter has teamed with the organizers…

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We Got This Covered

/ We Got This Covered

The Man from Mo’Wax is a very strange music documentary. Most films of this ilk are glowing accounts of an individual or band’s inexorable rise to the top of the charts, demonstrating their musical virtuosity, inherent genius and the growing adoration of their fans. Here that curve is inverted, director Matthew Jones painstakingly dissecting a person…

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The Hollywood Reporter

/ The Hollywood Reporter

The British Independent Film Awards – the BIFAs to those in the know and arguably the BAFTA’s cheekier, boozier cousin – is set to unveil its official nominations on Nov. 1 ahead of the Dec 4. ceremony in London. To celebrate the addition of several new categories aimed at highlighting new and emerging names, The…

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HYPEBEAST

/ HYPEBEAST

Launching today, the 60th edition of the London Film Festival is one of the world’s most dynamic, as its schedule of 245 features and 144 shorts is set to bring the industry’s A-listers to town. Among its hard-hitting list of crowd-pleasing blockbusters, edgy documentaries and boundary-pushing debuts is the launch of its Black Star series, which…

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Cult Projections

/ Cult Projections

Matthew Jones, a successful commercials creative director and producer, has fashioned a brilliant documentary about a pivotal era in contemporary electronic music and the ambitious young man who spearheaded one of the most influential record labels of the 90s. James Lavelle was a teenager with big ideas and a serious passion. Dropping out of school…

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Variety

/ Variety

James Lavelle has enjoyed, or perhaps endured, a music career that bears no exact parallels elsewhere in the business. And yet, as told by the often scattered, sometimes exhausting yet ultimately quite insightful documentary “Artist & Repertoire,” it’s hard to find a more vivid symbol for the tumultuous turnovers of the record business over the past three decades.…

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/ Rolling Stone

Austin, Texas, is known for a lot of things: breakfast tacos, extraordinary live music, the miraculous disease-curing magical goo that the locals call “queso.” But for film fanatics, the appeal of the Lone Star State’s bastion of wonderful weirdness can be boiled down to one specific thing: the SXSW Film Festival. (And also queso —…

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/ 88 Nine

Early this week, Milwaukee Film announced the dates for the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival — Sep. 22 to Oct. 6. This got me thinking about films that I hope the festival will screen, especially music-centric documentaries. Below is my list of the top 13 music documentaries to see in 2016. Read the full article at the link below.

/ Deadline Hollywood

The 2016 South by Southwest Film Festival has announced the feature films screening in its Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, Headliners, Narrative Spotlight, Documentary Spotlight, Visions, Episodic, 24 Beats Per Second, and SXGlobal categories. Among the films on tap for the Austin-based SXSWthat runs March 11-19 are Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead; the narco-wars thriller Transpecos; the documentary Gary Numan: Android In…

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