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Spice Girls: Giving You Everything
Spice Girls were the first major British pop music phenomenon of the mid-'90s to not have a debt to independent pop/rock. Instead, the all-female quintet derived from the dance-pop tradition that made Take That the most popular British group of the early '90s, but there was one crucial difference. Spice Girls used dance-pop as a musical base, but they infused the music with a fiercely independent, feminist stance that was equal parts Madonna, post-riot girl alternative rock feminism, and a co-opting of the...
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A Beautiful Mind The John Nash
In September 1949, the world learned that the Soviet Union had joined the United States as a nuclear power. The shocking news intensified fears in the US and put a premium on mathematicians. Mathematicians had helped win World War Two, now there was hope they could protect Americas strategic edge. Princeton boasted the most elite maths department in the world, each of its graduate students were hand picked, that year one stood out, John Nash. This National Geographic documentary examines the life of John...
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Carl Cox 24/7
Carl Cox is synonymous with dance music. Considered by fans, peers and colleagues as one the world's best DJs, Carl has become a living legend in the music business. His career has already spanned over 25 years, from the early days of rave to his continued success as a globetrotting superstar DJ. This is your chance to see an exclusive documentary covering the everyday life of one of the world's most loved and revered DJs. Never before has anyone been granted this kind of access into Carl's life outside of...
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Overnight
Overnight is a documentary released in 2003, about the rise and fall of the filmmaker and musician Troy Duff. Troy Duffy wrote and directed the cult classic "The Boondock Saints" but is described to be a victim of his own ego, having made it to the top only to witness his fortunes fade whilst becoming more and more abusive towards his friends, relatives and business...
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J. K. Rowling: A Year In The Life
This film by James Runcie follows J. K. Rowling throughout a year of her life as she finishes writing the last book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Through a series of interesting and in depth interviews with Rowling we are giving a great insight into her personal and working...
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Discovering: Blur
Blur an English rock group was formed in the late 1980's when all four members where attending London's Goldsmiths College, however lead singer Damon Albarn and guitarist Graham Coxon had known each other from childhood. This is the story of how these four people grew together to become one of Britain's most successful rock groups of that...
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The Great Hip-Hop Hoax
This is the story of a so called Californian hip-hop duo known as Silibil n' Brains little did the the fans know that this group where actually from Scotland and were faking an american identity to get noticed. At the beginning of the new millennium Silibil n' Brains or Billy Boyd and Gavin Bain respectively, were making music together in Scotland but after being branded as "The Rapping Proclaimers" they lost heart and figured that Scottish Hip-Hop was just not being taken seriously and if they where ever...
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Dave Brubeck In His Own Sweet Way
A glimpse at the life of Dave Brubeck, a famous jazz musician, composer and performer from California. His story is told trough a number of interviews, old footage and commentary by family and fellow...
Autopsy: Whitney Houston’s Last Hours
In her lifetime she sold more than two hundred million records, propelling her from a gospel choir to global stardom but at 3:36pm on February 11th 2012, Whitney Houston was found unconscious in a bath in a hollywood hotel. World renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Stephen Shepard has been preforming autopsies for more than twenty five years, his expertise has been called on for the Bloody Sunday enquiry, the aftermath of the September 11th attacks and the inquest of the death of Princess Diana. In this...