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Abbey Road Studios Documentary Is Moving Forward – Directed by Mary McCartney

Photo Credit: Pixabay A new Abbey Road Studios documentary is coming from director Mary McCartney. The new documentary is a joint venture between Universal Music Group-backed Mercury Studios and Ventureland. The tentative title for the documentary is “If These Walls Could Sing.” This is the first time the legendary studio will be featured in a […]

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Billie Eilish Documentary ‘The World’s a Little Blurry’ Is Coming This February

Photo Credit: crommelincklars / CC by 2.0 A documentary about 18-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, entitled The World’s a Little Blurry, will release in February of 2021. Billie Eilish unveiled the film’s release date today, via an Instagram post accompanied by a brief trailer; Apple officials also published an announcement message. Though the featured clip is […]

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CNN Films Secures the Rights to ‘Jimmy Carter Rock and Roll President’

Jimmy Carter in 2014. Photo Credit: Lauren Gerson CNN Films has acquired the North American distribution rights for Jimmy Carter Rock and Roll President, a documentary that explores the 39th president’s interest in and relationship with music. Jimmy Carter Rock and Roll President was initially slated to debut at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, but […]

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New Jersey’s Lighthouse Festival Embraces a Drive-In Screening Format

A shot of Sydney, Australia’s Bass Hill Drive-In Cinema. Photo Credit: J Bar New Jersey’s Lighthouse Film Festival is proceeding with its 2020 edition, but attendees will enjoy the featured movies outdoors, in a socially distant drive-in setting. Lighthouse Festival officials announced their innovative plan on social media this morning. Now, the Long Beach Island-based […]

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Coachella Was Supposed to Start Today; Instead, YouTube and Organizers Have Released a Free Documentary

Until the coronavirus (COVID-19) forced a change of plans, Coachella was slated to begin today, April 10th. And to commemorate the occasion and keep fans entertained while they’re social distancing and self-quarantining, YouTube is releasing a documentary entitled Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert. As its name suggests, the film will explore and highlight the […]

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‘Other Music’ Documentary to Release Digitally, With Profits Benefiting Independent Record Stores

Other Music, a documentary that explores the influence of the namesake record store on artists and New York City’s music scene, is set to receive a “Virtual Cinema” release, some of the profits from which will benefit temporarily closed record stores and theaters. Having debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and enjoyed a year-long festival […]

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Billie Eilish Officially Releases the Next James Bond Theme Song, “No Time to Die”

The long-awaited James Bond theme song from Billie Eilish has been released. “No Time to Die” is available on YouTube and most streaming services. The four-minute track will be prominently featured in the upcoming 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die. Having turned 18 years old on December 18th, Billie Eilish is the youngest […]

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Nipsey Hussle Documentary Sparks Intense Bidding War Between Netflix, Amazon, and Apple

Nipsey Hussle and Big Sean at Howard University, 2009 (photo: Big Sean CC by 2.0) Netflix is reportedly close to edging out Apple and Amazon for the rights to Ava DuVernay’s long-awaited Nipsey Hussle documentary.  However, at the time of writing, the deal hadn’t been made official, as was widely reported. Instead, Hussle’s Marathon Films […]