Tag: documentary

NME Festival blog: Feature-length Johnny Cash documentary to be released on YouTube – watch the new trailer

The film will information his “rise, fall, and rebirth” Johnny Cash‘s career and life are set to be explored in an upcoming feature-length documentary on YouTube. Watch the new trailer below. The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash, which premiered at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, contains interviews with the legendary artist’s family and collaborators – also […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch the new trailer for the Michael Hutchence documentary ‘Mystify’

It’s released in the UK next month A new trailer has been released for Mystify, a documentary capturing the life story of the late INXS singer Michael Hutchence. The film, which receives its UK release on October 18, examines the story of the Australian music icon and the events leading up to his untimely death back in 1997. It […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch the trailer for the new upcoming Travis Scott documentary, ‘Look Mom I Can Fly’

It’s arriving soon Travis Scott has announced details of a new Netflix documentary, Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly. You can watch the trailer below. Arriving on Netflix on August 28, the film promises to “[strap] viewers into a front row seat of Scott’s life leading up to the release of his Grammy nominated album ‘Astroworld’ […]

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NME Festival blog: Bruce Springsteen’s late saxophone player Clarence Clemons is getting his own documentary

Clemons was a long time member of Bruce’s E Street Band A new documentary has been made about Bruce Springsteen’s late saxophone player, Clarence Clemons. Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am? is set to information the life and “spiritual journey” of Clemons, who was a long standing member of Bruce’s famed E Street Band. […]

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NME Festival blog: Louis Theroux wants to make documentary about “prisoner” Melania Trump

Could be interesting… Louis Theroux has cited Melania Trump as a potential subject for an upcoming documentary. The acclaimed documentarian is set to return to screens with his latest offering, Mothers on the Edge. The BBC Two project – airing May 12 – will see him visit new mothers suffering from serious mental illnesses. Ahead of it […]

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NME Festival blog: Director Tim Pope teases upcoming documentary to mark The Cure’s 40th anniversary

It’s coming…. Tim Pope has offered the briefest of glimpses into his upcoming film that celebrates The Cure‘s 40th anniversary. The Robert Smith-led band celebrated four decades since the release of their debut single ‘Killing An Arab’ last year with a Hyde Park show, while 2019 will mark the 40th anniversary of their debut album ‘Three […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch the final episode of ‘TRANSMISSIONS’ – New Order’s ‘Movement’ documentary series

“Who wants to come and see the band that used to be Joy Division?” New Order have shared the final episode of their new series TRANSMISSIONS, which tells the story of their classic album ‘Movement’. See it first on NME.com below. The series focuses on the creation of the Manchester band’s 1981 debut, which was released […]

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NME Festival blog: Here’s a brilliant mash-up of the Fyre Festival documentary and ‘Jurassic Park’

Life finds a way… A brilliant mash-up of Fyre and Jurassic Park has arrived online – and it’s fair to say that the ill-fated festival has never looked so sinister. While keeping to the documentary format of Fyre, the trailer for Jurassic Fraud sees John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) assuming the role of infamous Fyre founder […]

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NME Festival blog: Michael Jackson’s estate hit out at “sensationalist” ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary in letter to HBO

The estate sent a lengthy letter to HBO CEO Richard Plepler The estate of Michael Jackson have hit out at the recent HBO Leaving Neverland documentary in a lengthy, ten-page letter to HBO CEO Richard Plepler. The four-hour documentary, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, tells the story of two men – […]

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NME Festival blog: How to watch the shocking Michael Jackson documentary

This year has not been short of shocking music documentaries. Surviving R Kelly, an undercover expose of the R&B star’s alleged abuse of young women resulted in an almighty fallout, as well as possible criminal proceedings. Meanwhile, the competing Fyre Festival documentaries which chronicled the chaotic downfall of the infamous luxury music festival was a […]

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