Winner of 2 Academy Awards®° including Best Actor for Jamie Foxx's incredible performance, and Nominated for another 4, including Best Picture, Ray is a truly extraordinary and inspiring story of triumph over adversity. From humble beginnings to international stardom, Ray Charles overcame impossible odds and truly changed the face of music for decades. Entertaining and unforgettable, Ray is an exhilarating movie that combines a compelling story, world-class acting and fantastic music sequences. 'ACADEMY AWARD®' and 'OSCAR®' are the registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.°2005 - Winner for: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Sound Mixing. Nominations for: Best Costume Design, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Picture.
After the release of Jake Blues (John Belushi) from prison, he and brother Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) go to visit the orphanage where they were raised by nuns. They learn that the church stopped its support and will sell the place unless the tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The brothers decide to raise the money by putting their blues band back together and staging a big gig. They may be on a 'mission from God' but they're making enemies everywhere they go. Featuring performances by some of blues finest: James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and co-starring John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson and Steve Lawrence.
This Is Spinal Tap
This Is Spinal Tap is Rob Reiner's (Stand By Me, When Harry Met Sally) directorial debut that is often named as one of the funniest films ever made. A fly-on-the wall look at the comeback tour of the world's loudest heavy metal band.
The Doors were a distillation of their time. The Music they made was raw yet poetic, angry yet seductive. Jim Morrison's sensual stage presence, charged with strength and energy, capable of projecting a sense of danger, spoke to young audiences' fantasies and became a catalyst for an era. Their songs have kept The Doors in that rare pantheon of groups whose music evokes the memory of the turbulent '60's and continues to make fans not only of those who lived during that time but also of following generations as well. From Morrison's days as a film student in Los Angeles to his death in Paris in 1971, at the age of 27, this is the story of The DOORS.
Northern Soul' is the story of a youth culture in the 1970' s, which changed a generation. No longer satisfied with the prospect of a small town life and a factory production line two young boys dream of going to America to discover rare records which will help them become the best DJ' s on the scene. This journey forces them to confront rivalry, violence and drug abuse and their friendship is tested to the limit . This is Northern Soul.