Anyone who has run a half or full marathon will tell you there's nothing easy about the process. It's one hell of a mental and physical struggle, and this amazing Nike ad just gets it. Between the Aretha Franklin music, those crushed...Show More Summary
During the final leg of his whirlwind trip to the United States, Pope Francis was treated to a serenade Saturday evening by none other than Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul.
By Seth T. Gonzales PHILADELPHIA — A host of performers, including actor Mark Wahlberg, comedian Jim Gaffigan and musical artists Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, Juanes and The Fray entertained pilgrims young and old from across the world gathered on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in downtown Philadelphia for the Festival of Families. On Sept. 9, organizers […]
Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Philadelphia will be a star-studded event, as a slew of entertainers are scheduled to perform for him during the Festival Of Families concert. "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin will be among the selected...Show More Summary
Alan Elliott, producer of the documentary “Amazing Grace,” has agreed not to hold screenings of the film or show footage of a 1972 Aretha Franklin concert for 30 days, after the singer sued after he showed the movie to prospective buyers at the Toronto Film Festival. Show More Summary
Ok, so maybe Gaffigan isn’t the main attraction. Or Mark Wahlberg, Aretha Franklin, or Andrea Bocelli. The Catholic comedian explained to Conan O’Brien last night how he got booked to perform stand-up before a million or so pilgrims and one Roman Pontiff (brief language warning–someone uses the A-word): Kidding aside, there’s something noteworthy here. While […]
Over the last few days, fans of unreleased footage of people singing soul music and fans of litigation related to unreleased footage of people singing soul music have been on the edge of their seats thanks to Aretha Franklin and a lawsuit...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: The Colorado mountain high film festival is over and so is the Queen of Soul's copyright infringement action against them over Amazing Grace. "The 2015 Telluride Film Festival has concluded, and as a result of this Court's...Show More Summary
The stars are coming out for the papal visit.
'Jill Scott's fifth studio album Woman draws on influences from the Beach Boys and Aretha Franklin — and much self-reflection. "I've been doing a lot of stewing," she says. "I've been making stews out of music." -- +NPR Music
Buyers who attended a private screening of the Aretha Franklin documentary “Amazing Grace” on Saturday were told that the litigation between its producers and the legendary artist could soon by resolved, opening the field to a heated bidding war at the Toronto Film Festival, Variety has learned. Show More Summary
"I’ve never seen it so quiet," said one distributor, as the two are said to mull the Amber Heard starrer 'London Fields,' Michael Moore's 'Where to Invade Next' and the controversial Aretha Franklin doc 'Amazing Grace.' read more
The Queen of Soul has struck again to stop the Amazing Grace documentary from being shown or sold. Just one day after a private screening for potential buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival, Aretha Franklin today filed an...Show More Summary
A few days ago, we reported that Aretha Franklin had filed a lawsuit to prevent the release of Amazing Grace, a documentary about her that had apparently been cobbled together from footage that Sydney Pollack shot in the ‘70s. Franklin...Show More Summary
Fantastic Grace documents the making of the Queen of Soul’s hit 1972 live album of the same name, which she recorded at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. “What have you heard?” and “What do you know?” echoed through a Toronto tavern Wednesday evening, as it quickly filled up with movie studio
Winged Italian singer Papasidero delivered an insane performance of Aretha Franklin’s "Respect" on The X Factor UK 2015! Watch the performance video here:
“Amazing Grace offers an unfiltered look a 1972 gospel concert Franklin gave at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Footage was initially shot by the late Sydney Pollack for Warner Bros. … At issue is whether Franklin has veto power over use of the footage. … [She] is seeking a deal before the film is […]
The film “Amazing Grace” has got attention after Judge John Kane gave a restraining order against the movie being screened at the Telluride Film Festival, due to Aretha Franklin’s complaint in Colorado court. Pollack didn’t sync the sound but struck an agreement with Franklin not to use the footage without her consent. Elliott undertook the
Late last week, singer Aretha Franklin succeeded in convincing a judge in Colorado to stop the Telluride Film Festival from screening the documentary Amazing Grace -- a concert film shot by Sydney Pollack that was actually filmed back in 1972, but was never shown. Show More Summary
Aretha Franklin has pulled the documentary Amazing Grace from film festivals but it's sure to one day wind up free online, like these other movies.