A documentary about the life of Rick James is coming to Showtime soon. Sacha Jenkins has directed Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James. The film looks at James’s career and his triumph as the King of Punk-Funk in the ’80s. There is rare performance footage, interviews with friends,Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”sTbb39iNNqo”]The Motown story has a new Showtime documentary called Hitsville: The Making Of Motown. The Showtime documentary uncovers the workings of the legendary Detroit record label by talking to its founder Berry Gordy and many others who were there as well as contemporary artists such as John Legend. Motown’sContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”8Et8hmifmhk”] Nick Broomfield’s Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney: Can I Be Me is getting closer to its Showtime debut on August 25th. Broomfield’s piece promises to offer a different look at Houston’s that does not focus on the usual narrative about her life as a successful singer. The film makerContinue Reading

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