The life of musicians is inherently cinematic, and they have undoubtedly experienced different ups and downs. The process of creating art and the efforts of these artists to create music is something that is usually worth watching. For a brilliant soundtrack, a good soundtrack alone is not enough. The audience should have a better understanding of that musician, identify with him or her, and have a more prominent musical element in the film.
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Over the past decade, fascinating films have been released that capture the reality of the lives of musicians and singers. They kill. Not all of these films are based on real characters, but they will satisfy music lovers.
- Release year: 2019
- Director: Dexter Fletcher
- Cast: Taron Eggerton, Jimmy Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard
- IMDb users rating for the movie: 7.3 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 89 out of 100
Instead of providing a straightforward account of Elton's life story John Dexter Fletcher has created a musical fantasy that uses Elton John's music to tell his story. Of course, the film has all the signatures of a biographical work and deals with the roots of John's love and affection for music and the problems he went through; Nevertheless, the film tries to break away from the traditional narrative structures and approach the artist's life with a new perspective. Taron Eggerton is amazing in the lead role and while he has imitated Elton John's behavior and character correctly, he has been able to present his personal impression of these outstanding musicians.
Rockman's winner is that every song from Thematic view relates to a key point in Elton John's life; The scenes leading up to "Crocodile Rock" give the thrilling look of John's first big concert; "Little Dancer" is a ballad about loneliness, and "Rocketman" can be considered a successful return from the dubious moments of this singer's life. The design of the scenes and visual effects are beautiful in every way, and the film is at the same time a good musical and a good biographical work.
9. Straight Outta Compton
- Year of publication: 2015
- Director: F. Gary Gary
- Actors: Oshi Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
- IMDb users rating for the movie: 7.8 Out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz points to the film: 89 out of 100
F. Gary Gary is about artists who were able to make a difference in the real world through their art. Easy-E, Dr. Derre, and Ice Cube were young people in the 1990s who had tasted police violence and racism; They used their experiences to make music. Gary Gary has brilliantly portrayed the friendship between these people over the years; From the good old days they had to the struggles that eventually led to their separation. All three main actors have been successful, but Jason Mitchell is more influential in the role of Easy-E, and the audience understands his difficult last days and his battle with the disease. Easy died of AIDS at the age of 30.
If the relationship between the characters was not working properly, the film would not have been so satisfying, even the initial scenes in which the band members play and record the first They are their own album, it has helped to make the audience more familiar with these characters. Directly from Compton, while covering a stream of rap music, it shows you how the NBA has impacted the community and the music world.
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- Release year: > 2014
- Director: Lenny Abrahamson
- Actors: Dunnell Gleason, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scott McNairy, Michael Fassbender >
- IMDb users rating for the movie: 6.9 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating for the movie: 92 out of 100
Frank's film is about artists outside the mainstream who want to take luxury music to its climax; By using unconventional characters and addressing their bizarre problems, Lenny Abrahamson shows how unique music is sometimes made.
Frank, the mysterious leader of a group It is music that always has a mask on its face; His philosophy of weaving and the papier's mask that triggers him is one of the reasons why John, a new and enthusiastic musician, turns to Frank and wants him to learn new methods of creating music.
We are told that there is no one right way to success; The charm of the film, of course, is in the black comedy that is seen every minute and complicates the situation. Michael Fassbender has presented one of the most remarkable designs of his artistic career, and through him, we gain a better understanding of Frank's mental problems; A man wearing a mask to hide his true identity. Frank's film tells the story of artists searching for salvation, and the soundtrack is not easily forgotten.
7. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
- year of publication: 2016
- Director: Aquia Chaffer, Jurma Taconi
- Actors: Andy Samberg, Aquia Chaffer, Jurma Taconi
- IMDb users rate for movie: 6.7 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 79 out of 100
The strong point of the film should be its music; The songs you hear are an exaggerated version of modern pop music, but they have been cleverly crafted, making the film an entertaining work that opponents of pop music are likely to enjoy the most.
The film has a fast rhythm and Although sometimes marginalized, the main story of Connor's compromise with all his old bands, Owen and Lawrence, remains in the spotlight. Pop stars failed at the box office but scored well and can be expected to become a cult film in the coming years.
- year of publication: 2015
- Director: Paolo Sorrentino
- Cast: Michael Keane, Harvey Keitel, Jane Fonda, Rachel Weisz
- IMDb User Rating To the movie: 7.3 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating to the movie: 71 out of 100
The youth of a particular movie in It is a relationship with an artist who looks at the achievements of his life and asks if his sacrifices in art and music were worth it. Fred is a classical composer who traveled to Switzerland with his daughter and best friend Mick. After the representative of the royal family asks him to play a piece at the birthday party of "Prince Philip", Fred embarks on a journey of self-knowledge to answer his questions.
Paolo Sorrentino adds to the story of the Surreal Germans And has created a different tone by using these dreamy sequences. Although the film has a sad atmosphere, it also has some funny moments. Michael Kane presents one of the best role plays of his life and adds a special kind of humility to the musical genius of the story.
They go on to talk about emotions, confusions, theories, and mechanisms of life. Youth may not be the pinnacle of Sorrentino's filmmaking, but it's one of his most emotional films. Forgiveness (Love & Mercy)
- Release year: 2014
- Director: Bill Plad
- Actors: Brett Davern, Elizabeth Banks, Graham Rogers, John Kiyosak
- IMDb users rating for movie: 7.4 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 89 out of 100
Love and Forgiveness takes a fresh look at the life of Brian Wilson, a member of the Beach Boys. The Beach Boys were very successful in the 1960s and were one of the most influential rock bands of the era. The film deals with the achievements of the young Wilson in the 60's (played by Paul Dino) and at the same time with the adult Wilson (played by John Kiyosak) in the 80's. We are accompanied by a psychologist who is undergoing treatment. The two narrative lines of the film are intertwined to give a complete picture of Wilson. He had severe psychological problems in his life but overcame them to create music. Dino, who has always displayed his acting skills, is also satisfying here as the young Wilson. John Kiyosak, who has not been very successful in recent years, has been able to appear in the film after a long time, and the supporting actors, Elizabeth Banks, Graham Rogers and Paul Giamatti are in their best form. It is interesting to know that the real Brian Wilson has made a piece of music (One Kind of Love) for this film, which is undoubtedly worth listening to many times. Love and Forgiveness with its non-linear structure and remarkable role-playing is one of the best biographical films of the last decade.
4- La La Land
- Release year: 2016
- Director: Damien Chassell
- Actors: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, J. . Simmons, John Legend
- IMDb users rating for movie: 8 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 91 out of 100
Some believe it's the best musical film of the last decade. La La Land is a work of art in many ways, as it walks on the narrow line between nostalgia and modernity, and fascinates even those who are not interested in musical works. The film is devoted to jazz music, but the main story is about a modern romantic relationship between a pianist and an amateur actor.
"Sebastian" and "Mia" meet and step into the world of lovers, but dreams Their personalities and goals lead to the collapse of their romantic relationship. They eventually get to the point where they have to make a decisive decision for their life and relationship.
The problems that the characters struggle with are understandable to any type of audience. The story pianist is a man who aspires to return to the glorious days of the past. He wants to revive jazz and share his love of music with others. The focus of the film may be love, but the musicians' view of life and music is also examined. That they are sometimes willing to sacrifice everything they have for art.
Damien Chassell has chosen unique music for the film that gives meaning to the characters and their world; These tracks are so enjoyable that you may be looking for the soundtrack in the first step after watching the movie. In addition, the technical quality of the film does not improve, and it is not without reason that some considered La La Land deserving of the Academy Award for Best Picture. The chemistry of the relationship between Gosling and Stone has also answered to the point that sometimes you think they live together in the real world.
3- Sing Street
- Release year: 2016
- Director: John Carney
- Actors: Lucy Bonton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aidan Guillen, Jack Rainor
- Score IMDb users to the movie: 7.9 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating to the movie: 95 out of 100
Avaz Street It reminds us of the power of good music, how much it can inspire people and give them hope for life and the future. The story revolves around Kazumo, a poor boy who lives in Dublin in the 1980s; He convinces his friends to join his rock band. The film, with pieces from bands such as Hall & Oates, The Cure, The Jam, and Duran Duran, reveals why these teens fell in love with music and why they dream of creating new music.
John Carney, who has two other good music-oriented films in his repertoire ("Start Again" and "Once Upon a Time"), addresses teenage characters on Song Street to explore their musical concerns. The film has a good sense of humor, and the scenes in which children recreate "emotional" music videos are likely to make you laugh, especially if you are familiar with them.
The film respects the characters in the story and never forgets that Dreamers are poor children who do not expect significant success in the future. Singing Street is one of those movies that makes you feel better and has a few new tracks to listen to.
- Release year: 2014
- Actors: Miles Teller, Jay. . Simmons, Jason Blair, Melissa Write
- IMDb users rating for movie: 8.5 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: <//> 94 out of 100
Whiplash Although exclusively related to It is jazz, but its story of "perfectionism" can be generalized to anything. The film raises important questions, including to what extent are you willing to sacrifice yourself, your life, and everything you have for art? Andrew is a young drummer who spends his days drumming to the pinnacle of his skills. He is doomed to get better so that he can satisfy Mr. Fletcher; A nervous and strict coach who is no less than Hitler.
Damien Chassell competes with music students and examines Andrew's anxieties; A young person who, if he wants to reach a good position in music, has to go crazy and not give in to the nervous pressures that Fletcher puts on him.
Sequences of rehearsals and performances are suspenseful and breathtaking; The audience is aware of Andrew's talents and hopes to escape Fletcher's wrath and succeed, but can he? Whiplash has one of the most exciting endings of the decade and is rapidly establishing itself as a modern classic film.
1. Inside Llewyn Davis
- Release year: 2013
- Director: The Coen Brothers
- Actors: Oscar Isaac, Carrie Mulligan, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake
- Score IMDb users to the movie: 7.4 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating to the movie: 92 out of 100
Musicians' lives It is usually accompanied by a challenge, and this challenge is best portrayed within Levin Davis. "Levin" is one of those unlucky people whose problems turn green one after another; The recently released album has failed, has no money and is doomed to watch the success of its collaborators. As he struggles to pay his debts, he encounters strange people and gets caught up in a cycle of disappointing events. His dreams never seem to come true.
Like most of the Coen brothers' creations, the film takes place in a sad world, but sometimes it is far from the truth and has a touch of humor. The film's main attraction is Oscar Isaac's brilliant acting, with which the audience has a deep connection.
Levin Davis's situation is disturbing, and Isaac's good acting has helped to make the content of the music created by the main character more effective. The film is also visually appealing, and the Coen brothers have been able to bring the New York atmosphere to life in the 1960s. Inside Levin Davis is one of the masterpieces of the last decade, and if you want to get a better understanding of the life of musicians, it is necessary to watch this film.
Source: Taste of Cinema