Tina Turner, Electrifying Entertainer and Feminist Hero, Dies at 83
After surviving years of spousal abuse, she had a No. 1 song with "What's Love Got to Do With It," starred in 'Beyond Thunderdome' and inspired a film and Broadway musical.
Madonna Breaks Silence on Death of Brother Anthony Ciccone: “You Planted Many Important Seeds”
Madonna offered gratitude to her late brother Anthony Ciccone on Instagram on Monday, three days after his death at 66 years old. “Thank you for blowing my mind as a young girl and introducing me to Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Buddhism, Taoism, Charles Bukowski, Richard Brautigan, Jack Kerouac, Expansive Thinking Outside the Box,” the queen of pop shared on Instagram […]
‘Just As I Am’: 9 Takeaways From Cicely Tyson’s Memoir
In her new memoir, out Tuesday, the legendary actress details notable moments from both her personal and professional life, including her relationship with jazz legend Miles Davis and her standout roles in 'Roots,' 'Sounder' and more.
‘Universe’: Film Review
Recently-deceased jazz star Wallace Roney is the focus of Sam Osborn and Nick Capezzera's documentary 'Universe,' premiering online at Sheffield Doc/Fest.
‘Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall’: Film Review | SXSW 2019
One of the greatest-ever rock and roll photographers gets a colorful eulogy in Alfred George Bailey's image-stuffed 'Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall.'
Dr. Ruth, Miles Davis, Stieg Larsson Films Set for 2019 Hot Docs Festival
There are also world debuts for films about the first black player in the NHL, and a Sicilian mob boss' family emerging from 30 years in hiding.
‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’: Film Review | Sundance 2019
Documentarian Stanley Nelson returns to Sundance with 'Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool,' a life-spanning portrait of the jazz innovator.
‘Miles Ahead’: NYFF Review
Don Cheadle moves into directing, casting himself as jazz genius Miles Davis in this bio-drama looped through the trumpeter's lost days in the late 1970s.
‘Born To Be Blue’: TIFF Review
Ethan Hawke stars as jazz icon and heroin addict Chet Baker in this creatively fictionalized bio-drama from Canadian writer-director Robert Budreau.
Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Film Goes to Sony Pictures Classics
The film, about jazz great Miles Davis, also will screen at the New York Film Festival.
New York Film Fest: Don Cheadle’s ‘Miles Ahead’ to Screen Closing Night
Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic will make its world premiere as part of the 53rd edition.
‘Hustlers Convention’: Film Review
British-made passion-project documentary pays tribute to a highly influential cult album from the dawn of hip-hop, with cameos by some famous musical fans