One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music.
Once Brian Grazer, Mick Jagger and director Tate Taylor joined forces, 'Get on Up' was signed, sealed and delivered, exploring the man behind the hits, hairdos, wives and money woes.
Spanish director Manuel Martín Cuenca likes to explore the dark side of humanity ? what he describes as "the borders within human beings" ? in his films.
New movies from veteran directors such as Jason Reitman, Noah Baumbach and Shawn Levy ? not to mention the work of some less expected filmmaking types ? will make their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicks off this September, organizers said Tuesday.
Fourteen years after Pete Townshend dismissed the very idea of growing up when he wrote "Hope I die before I get old," a 40-year-old John Lennon sang a very different tune. "I can hardly wait to see you come of age," he sang in 1980 to his then-5-year-old son, Sean, unabashedly anticipating the future. And to his wife, Yoko Ono, he borrowed a sentiment from poet Robert Browning and crooned "Grow old with me / The best is yet to be … whatever fate decrees, we will see it through." Fate, however, had something other than old age in store for Lennon, who died at the hands of a crazed fan just a few months after recording those songs and many others that...