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Chadwick Boseman’s swansong is the final act in a career distinguished by charisma and talent
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is the final act in a career distinguished by elegance, charisma and talent.
Trailer and release date for Peter Jackson’s Beatles doco Get Back
Peter Jackson has given Beatlemaniacs a sneak peek into the illuminating documentary’s footage.
The 10 best music documentaries so far in the 21st century
From one hell of an impressive pile, we’ve picked the 10 best music docos so far this century.
Australian trailer and release date for The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
The Bee Gees have sold more than 220 million records; here’s their story, with never-before-seen footage to boot.
How to watch Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace
With his European tour cancelled, Cave instead turned his intimate performance into a feature doco.
Australian country music doco Slim & I is now playing in cinemas
Kriv Stenders’ new documentary chronicles the legendary marriage of two Aussie icons.
The 10 best Australian music documentaries of all time
Check these films out if you want a hard-rockin’ helping of Aussie music history.
Helen Reddy biopic I Am Woman is a well acted exercise in box-ticking
Helen Reddy is a feminist icon and an Australian legend – but her biopic is a box-ticking exercise.
Dave Franco will star in a Vanilla Ice biopic titled To The Extreme, because why not
Based on a highly sought-after Blacklist script, the film hasn’t yet started production, but could be cool as ice.
The inspiring Helen Reddy biopic I Am Woman is coming to Stan
Based on the life of a revolutionary Aussie songstress, the film will be available from August 28.
Vale Ennio Morricone. Here are 5 of his most iconic film scores
The legendary composer was responsible for giving the Italian spaghetti western genre its big, operatic sound.
DocPlay’s superb music selections ease the pain of not going to gigs
A phenomenal selection of music documentaries are on offer.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard turn it up to 11 at your place on Saturday
Bring the party to your living room this weekend.
Judy gives the world the perfect chance to re-discover Judy Garland’s genius
We explore this unforgettable star’s enduring legacy.
You’ll feel every drop of sweat in the stunning Amazing Grace
Aretha Franklin’s performance will blow you away.
Ron Howard’s Pavarotti documentary will close this year’s Lavazza Italian Film Festival
His voice was so powerful it probably caused nosebleeds.
‘I didn’t want to do a cartoon.’ Hans Zimmer on composing The Lion King
We sit down with the legendary Hollywood composer, who wasn’t keen to work on the original Lion King.
Mystify: Michael Hutchence succeeds in separating the man from the myth
It’s close to amazing that this documentary about the late INXS frontman works as well as it does
Legendary Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer is touring Australia in October
The legendary Hollywood composer is coming to Australia.
Rolling Thunder Revue is a brilliant, mind-bending film about performance and fakery
Martin Scorsese’s new Netflix documentary explores Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue tour from the 1970s.
Wild Rose and other films about musicians cracking the big time
Audiences will never tire of stories about aspiring musicians trying to crack the big time.
The best and worst musical biopics, from Walk the Line to Jersey Boys
Rocketman is the latest in a long line of films exploring famous musicians.