Tag: jazz music

Mr. Duck Steps Out (1940) 7.4

Mr. Duck Steps Out (1940)

Storyline:Donald is heading out for a night on the town with Daisy, but first he needs to ditch his resourceful nephews. Easier said than done. They get to Daisy's house first, but Donald buys them off with ice cream,...

Golgo 13: The Professional (1983) 6.8

Golgo 13: The Professional (1983)

Storyline:Indestructible to his enemies and irrestible to women, the professional assassin codenamed GOLGO 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list your already dead. Always hired on his repu...

Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past (2016) 8.2

Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past (2016)

Storyline:A feature-length documentary about musician, scholar and bandleader Vince Giordano who, with his 11-member band The Nighthawks, has doggedly kept alive the popular music of the 1920s and '30s for the past fo...

Bird (1988) 7.2

Bird (1988)

Storyline:Saxophone player Charlie "Bird" Parker (Forest Whitaker) comes to New York City in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict, but his loving wife Chan (Diane Ven...

Cabaret (1986) 5.2

Cabaret (1986)

Storyline:University student sax player gets a lesson in the hard-boiled noir life.User Reviews: Smokey jazz bar in the rain. Shadowy characters. A sax-heavy soundtrack. All the hard-boiled noir clich├ęs are here. Shun...

"World on Fire" Episode #1.6 (TV Episode 2019) 7.8

"World on Fire" Episode #1.6 (TV Episode 2019)

Storyline:Webster begins a campaign of resistance at the American hospital after Paris falls to the Nazis. Mr and Mrs Rossler are arrested in Berlin, and Lois grows closer to Vernon.User Reviews: When Harry Chase retu...

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019) 7.4

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019)

Storyline:Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. This documentary feature explores archival photos and home movies shot by Miles and his colleagues, his manuscripts and Miles' original paintings, to explore ...

Farewell, My Lovely (1975) 7.2

Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

Storyline:This, the second adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel, is much closer to the source text than the original - Murder, My Sweet (1944), which tended to avoid some of the sleazier parts of the plot - but stil...

Meet the Robinsons (2007) 6.9

Meet the Robinsons (2007)

Storyline:Lewis an orphan wants to see what his mother looked like. So he invents a machine that looks through your brain so you can see your memories. But this weird kid says he's from the future and warns him about ...

Paris Blues (1961) 6.7

Paris Blues (1961)

Storyline:Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike the US at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. When they meet and fall in love with two ...

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) 6.7

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Storyline:It is 1948 in LA and Ezikeal "Easy" Rawlins, an African-American World War II veteran, is looking for work. At his friend's bar, he is introduced to a white man, DeWitt Albright, who is looking for someone t...