Movies

Mavis Staples goes behind the scenes at the Band’s Last Waltz: ‘It wasn’t rehearsed to go like that’

Mavis Staples goes behind the scenes at the Band’s Last Waltz: ‘It wasn’t rehearsed to go like that’

Mavis Staples gathered with her family to record “The Weight” after the Band’s famous ‘Last Waltz’ concert on Nov. 25, 1976 – and something amazing happened.

Gone With the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (2015)

Gone With the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (2015)

Comprehensive and unflinching, ‘Gone With the Wind’ traces Lynyrd Skynyrd’s rise to success, their tragic end, and their controversial reunion.

Fastway – ‘Trick or Treat’ Original Soundtrack (1986)

Fastway – ‘Trick or Treat’ Original Soundtrack (1986)

The campy Halloween film ‘Trick or Treat’ doesn’t hold up so well anymore. But Fastway’s original soundtrack? That’s another matter entirely.

Michael J. McEvoy, multi-instrumentalist and composer: Something Else! Interview

Michael J. McEvoy, multi-instrumentalist and composer: Something Else! Interview

Michael J. McEvoy joins us to discuss working with famous acts like Steve Winwood, how nature sparks his muse and the death of the American dream.

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (2015): Movies

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (2015): Movies

An affectionate look at a watershed era in comedy, Douglas Tirola’s ‘Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead’ explores the ‘National Lampoon’ empire’s peak.

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Live in Hyde Park (2015)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Live in Hyde Park (2015)

Casual and longtime fans will enjoy revisiting – and reconsidering – the classics found on on ‘Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live in Hyde Park.’

Act unnaturally: The Beatles’ Ringo Starr in the movies

Act unnaturally: The Beatles’ Ringo Starr in the movies

When you ask Ringo Starr about his movie career, he’s happy to talk about ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Help!’ Bill DeYoung’s look back shows that’s probably for the best.

John Belushi’s death almost ended Steve Cropper’s career: ‘Man, that’s it; I’ve had it’

John Belushi’s death almost ended Steve Cropper’s career: ‘Man, that’s it; I’ve had it’

Steve Cropper’s relationship with John Belushi reached its creative apex with ‘The Blues Brothers’ movie, released on June 20, 1980. Then, he was gone.

The Decline of Western Civilization Collection (2015): Movies

The Decline of Western Civilization Collection (2015): Movies

Turns out, the third ‘Decline of Western Civilization’ film – the only one I’d never seen before – was the most enlightening of them all.

All or Nothing at All showcases Frank Sinatra’s life through his music

All or Nothing at All showcases Frank Sinatra’s life through his music

The previously unheard 11-song set list from Frank Sinatra’s 1971 retirement party provides the perfect foundation for HBO’s exhaustive new biopic.