17 movies

A Star Is Born

October 3, 2018

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

A documentary about the rise and fall of the Cannon Film Group, the legendary independent film company helmed by Israeli cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus.

That Guy Dick Miller

March 7, 2014

Documentary about veteran character actor Dick Miller, whose career in and outside of Hollywood has spanned almost 200 films across six decades, featuring a diverse range of interviews with directors, co-stars, and contemporaries.

Clara's Ghost

September 22, 2018

Set over the course of a single evening at the Reynolds’ family home in Connecticut, Clara, fed up with the constant ribbing from her self-absorbed showbiz family, finds solace in and guidance from the supernatural force she believes is haunting her.

Why Do Fools Fall In Love

August 28, 1998

In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. Each claims to be the widow of long-dead doo-wop singer-songwriter Frankie Lyman, and each wants years of royalties due to his estate, money Levy has never shared. During an ensuing civil trial, flashbacks tell the story of each one's life with Lyman, a boyish, high-pitched, dynamic performer, lost to heroin. Slowly, the three wives establish their own bond.

The Hard Way

January 13, 1943

Helen Sherman pushes her younger sister Katherine into show business in order to escape their small town poverty.

Glamour Dolls

March 7, 2017

This is the story of two male prostitutes who want to become professional actors and how they struggle to get into show business.

Pin Up Girl

April 25, 1944

Glamorous Lorry Jones, the toast of a Missouri military canteen, has become "engaged" to almost every serviceman she's signed her pin-up photo for. Now she's leaving home to go into government service (not, as she fantasizes, to join the USO). On a side trip to New York, her vivid imagination leads her to True Love with naval hero Tommy Dooley; but increasingly involved Musical Comedy Complications follow.

Bert Rigby, You're a Fool

February 24, 1989

A musical about a miner who wants to break into show business.

Becky

November 12, 1927

Becky (1927) film

The Good Companions

April 22, 1957

The story revolves around the Dinky Doos, a provincial musical troupe living from hand to mouth.

A biopic following the lives and marriage of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

Dixie

June 23, 1943

A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."

The Bit Part

June 20, 1987

Career counsellor Michael Thornton decides to change his career and become an actor. He dreams of performing Shakespeare but ends up in a television ad where only his hands appear on camera. He finds a friend in actress Mary McAllister (Nicole Kidman) until she is called to Hollywood to star in a horror feature. Katrina Foster plays Michael's understanding wife Helen, who supports him while he pursues his elusive dream.

Dark Crown

April 28, 1994

Adana De Guia (Snooky Serna) is a famous actress whose career is beginning to slip down the limelight while Eva Cristobal (Sharmaine Arnaiz) is a fanatic who loves Adana so much that she will do anything for her idol. Adana helped Eva to become her personal assistant, also gave her a break in one of her movie, unknowingly that Eva was just using her to be able to reach her dream of becoming a big star. Eva succeeded in her plans but cannot find true happiness that Adana has.

The Stormy Man

December 28, 1957

Shoichi Kokubun (Yujiro Ishihara) is a roughneck street musician, who has a brother that is determined to propel him into stardom. In attempt to catch the attention of a popular jazz band, his brother appeals to their manager who has the power to make him a star. In a graphic portrayal of love, betrayal and success, Shoichi brews up a storm with a 'rat-a-tat-tat' on the drums.

We Are Thankful

August 10, 2018

In the township of Mphopomeni in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa, Siyabonga, a young man, puts up theatre plays. When he hears about a movie that will be shot in a nearby town, he makes it his mission to be part of it. From conspiring with a maid to steal wifi from the “umlungus” (white people) so he can write an email to the film producers to using witchcraft, Siyabonga does all he can to improve his life and take control of his fortune. And after travelling many surprising roads, he’ll finally meet the film’s director. Siyabonga is born out of their encounter.

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