“The Sparks Brothers”: Un(der)sung Heroes
Russell and Ron Mael have been a go-to for artists ranging from John Lennon to Beck and more. A new documentary traces Sparks’ quirky appeal.
“White Riot”: When Punk and Politics Clashed
Late 70s Britain was a powderkeg. “White Riot” is a new film that explores “Rock Against Racism,” a key punk event more relevant than ever.
Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things
There was a time when some booed Ella Fitzgerald (can you believe it?). A recent documentary looks at her extraordinary life and career.
“Be Water” Docuseries Charts the Life of Bruce Lee
On the heels of ESPN’s hot doc, “Last Dance,” comes a new one about Bruce Lee. “Be Water” shows that he was far more than what we remember of his films.
Miles Davis: Still Cool As Ever
Miles Davis broke a lot of rules — and took jazz to the next level. A recent documentary explores his genius as well as the demons that haunted him.