Concert films

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in a scene from "A Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood," in theaters on Nov. 22. (Lacey Terrell/Sony-Tristar Pictures via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 5:43 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The 44th Toronto International Film Festival is kicking off Thursday with a documentary celebration of Canada's own The Band and the premiere of Armando Iannucci's adaptation of "David Copperfield." The start of North America's largest film festival heralds the beginning of the fall...
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This image released by Sony Pictures shows Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in a scene from "A Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood. The Mr. Rogers biopic will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. (Lacey Terrell/Sony-Tristar Pictures via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 1:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An origin story about the Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, a Mr. Rogers biopic with Tom Hanks and a film about strippers scamming Wall Street bankers with Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B are among the films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. TIFF...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, Barbra Streisand attends the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief in Universal City, Calif. Streisand is giving an early thumbs-up to the remake of “A Star Is Born” with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Streisand and Kris Kristofferson topped the 1976 version of the romantic drama about a rising performer and a fading star. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
June 12, 2018 - 7:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbra Streisand's "A Star Is Born" is being reborn online with scenes she'd cut from the 1976 movie. Long known as a perfectionist, Streisand tinkered with the film to restore an exchange between the star-crossed lovers played by her and Kris Kristofferson and an instrumental...
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This image released by Netflix shows Barbra Streisand in a scene from her concert special, “Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!” debuting Wednesday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 4:29 pm
The point of paying for a baby sitter, fighting traffic and paying huge ticket prices to go see your favorite music act in the flesh is to see them working hard — to see them sweat. But you'll never catch even a bead of perspiration in the new Barbra Streisand concert film. An icy Babs efficiently...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2012 file photo, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at the "Made In America" music festival in Philadelphia. In the new documentary “Let’s Play Two,” the bands two concerts at Wrigley Field became the soundtrack for the Chicago Cubs ending their 108-year World Series drought, tied together by band frontman Eddie Vedder, a lifelong Cub fan.(Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)
September 29, 2017 - 10:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — To many fans of Pearl Jam, the band's two-concert stand last summer at Wrigley Field in Chicago was epic. What happened a few months later at that hallowed venue was also pretty epic to baseball fans. Filmmaker Danny Clinch combined them. In the new documentary "Let's Play Two," the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2012 file photo, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at the "Made In America" music festival in Philadelphia. In the new documentary “Let’s Play Two,” the bands two concerts at Wrigley Field became the soundtrack for the Chicago Cubs ending their 108-year World Series drought, tied together by band frontman Eddie Vedder, a lifelong Cub fan.(Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)
September 29, 2017 - 10:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — To many fans of Pearl Jam, the band's two-concert stand last summer at Wrigley Field in Chicago was epic. What happened a few months later at that hallowed venue was also pretty epic to baseball fans. Filmmaker Danny Clinch combined them. In the new documentary "Let's Play Two," the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. A rare Prince music film, "Sign O' the Times," will air on Showtime beginning Sept. 16. The film was created as an in-theater companion to his 1987 double album of the same name. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
August 23, 2017 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare Prince music film, "Sign O' the Times," will air on Showtime beginning Sept. 16. Directed by Prince himself, the film was created as an in-theater companion to his 1987 double album of the same name. The movie features performances and other scenes shot mostly at his...
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FILE - In this May 31, 1992 file photo, director Jonathan Demme, left, holds his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster holds her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins holds his award for best actor for their work on "Silence of the Lambs," at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 26, 2017 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through Jonathan Demme's freewheeling filmmaking life sounded a steady rock 'n' roll beat. Music was his first love and his first credit. Long before he was an Oscar-winning director, he was music coordinator for a little-seen 1970 thriller called "Sudden Terror." And Demme's death...
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FILE - In this May 31, 1992 file photo, director Jonathan Demme, left, holds his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster holds her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins holds his award for best actor for their work on "Silence of the Lambs," at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 26, 2017 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense," has died. He was 73. Demme's publicist,...
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FILE - In this May 31, 1992 file photo, director Jonathan Demme, left, holds his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster holds her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins holds his award for best actor for their work on "Silence of the Lambs," at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 26, 2017 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense," has died. He was 73. Demme's publicist,...
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