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HBO’s Tina Turner Documentary Draws an Impressive 1.1 Million Viewers — Best Ratings Since ‘Leaving Neverland’

HBO’s Tina Turner documentary, Tina, attracted an impressive 1.1 million viewers upon becoming available to U.S. fans on Saturday, March 27th, WarnerMedia has revealed. The 118-minute-long film’s viewership total factors both for television watchers as well as those who streamed the work on HBO Max in the United States. (Altitude Film Distribution released Tina in […]

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A Jeff Buckley Documentary Is Officially Happening – Buckley’s Mother Is Co-Producing

Photo Credit: Jeff Buckley Twitter A Jeff Buckley documentary is officially happening, with the blessing of the Buckley estate. Orian Williams will direct the biopic, “Everybody Here Wants You.” The film stars Reeve Carney as Buckley, chronicling his life before his death cut his career short in 1997. Buckley’s mother is on-board to co-produce the […]

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Donald Glover Inks 8-Figure Production Deal With Amazon Studios

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, performing live. Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, has reportedly inked an eight-figure production deal with Amazon Studios. The 37-year-old creator’s massive Amazon Studios contract, which is said to cover multiple years and an array of projects, came to light in a report from The Hollywood Reporter. At the time of […]

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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 […]