Category: Music

That Rhythm, Those Blues (1988)

A documentary covering the R&B (rhythm and blues) field from the 1940s to the early 1950s. Included is footage of performances by major R&B singers of the time, and interviews with singers, producers and others involved in the field. Director: George T. Nierenberg. Stars: Ralph Bass, Charles Brown, Ruth Brown, Bobby Robinson, Jerry…

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Angel (1982) AKA Danny Boy

Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers’ leader. So begins his quest to avenge her. He seeks an answer to the simple question ‘Why?’ but finds only more, and deeper, questions…

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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

Aamir Khan, Paul Blackthorne, Amitabh Bachchan, Rachel Shelley This is the story about the resilience shown by the Indians when they were under the British Rule. They are already taxed to the bone by the British and their cronies, but when Jack Russell announces that he will double the Lagaan (tax) from all…

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