‘Amy’ (With Movie Trailer): Asif Kapadia Narrates a Scene

Asif Kapadia, the director of this documentary on Amy Winehouse, discusses a sequence where she records the vocals for “Back to Black.”









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Amy Winehouse Documentary Lets Nobody Off the Hook

Those who decided to make a film about the soul singer’s legacy may not have gotten exactly what they expected, especially her family.









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ArtsBeat: Amy Winehouse Documentary Unveiled in Cannes

The world premiere draws critical raves.







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Movie Review: ‘Death Metal Angola,’ About a Culture Coming Back to Life

The spoils of war in Angola were hardly treasures: just more poverty and rubble, but the people still found inspiration for a national concert, chronicled in “Death Metal Angola.”






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A Documentary Celebrates the Mekons

A new documentary charts the trajectory of the wry Mekons, one of rock’s longest-running commercially unsuccessful groups.

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ArtsBeat: Documentary Film Offers 50 Years of the Grateful Dead

The untitled film will include new interviews with the surviving band members, and will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev, with Martin Scorsese as executive producer.






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Television Review: Dave Grohl in ‘Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways’ on HBO

“Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways” on HBO is tied into the band’s coming album, but is a blend of travelogue, history and music that can stand on its own.






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ArtsBeat: Glen Campbell Sued Over Documentary

The artist, who has Alzheimer’s, is the subject of a film about his condition, and a production company alleges it was cut out of the project.






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