Trigger warning: addiction, eating disorders. I should have went to see Amy, the documentary about the late British singer Amy Winehouse, alone. Winehouse is my favorite artist – followed very closely by Beyoncé. Where Beyoncé inspires me and compels me to step fully into my Black girl brilliance, Winehouse lights a candle that shines a dull light […]
Asif Kapadia has a knack for making great documentaries about tragic figure – and they don’t come more tragic than Amy Winehouse. Here is the thing – I find it hard to call Kapadia’s Amy great because it opened up wounds that have not yet healed. I am still angry, bitter and sad about Amy. [...] The post Amy – Film Review appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
Although it feels like she's been around forever, 2008 marked Taylor Swift's first Grammys appearance. She was up for Best New Artist, alongside Feist, Ledisi, Paramore and Amy Winehouse. Winehouse took home the trophy, but the then 18-year-old Swift's career was set to skyrocket. Show More Summary
Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Adele, John Legend, Amy Winehouse, The Beatles. These are just a few names off the list of esteemed performers who've taken home the Grammy for Best New Artist. To be fair, Hootie & The Blowfish did...Show More Summary
The rising starlet will be peforming at tomorrow night's HRC Greater New York Gala.
The Amazon Prime streaming service offers an intriguing lineup of new movies and TV shows in February, including a documentary that may win the Oscar in that category in 2016, Spike Lee’s latest film and the classic superhero blockbuster that kicked off the current craze for comic book movies — almost 30 years ago. Show More Summary
Mad Max: Fury Road and The Big Short were the big winners on the film side at tonight's 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards. Inside Out took the animated feature prize and Amy Winehouse pic Amy won the docu award during the American CinemaShow More Summary
I have this dream where Amy says, "Oops, Mum, I really didn’t mean to do that. I went too far this time, didn’t I?"
A24, the upstart indie distributor which is in the Oscar conversation this year with Room and the Amy Winehouse documentary Amy, has acquired U.S. rights to Andrea Arnold's American Honey. The coming-of-age teen tale, now in postproduction, stars Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough. Show More Summary
Amy Winehouse Being Nominated For Best British Female At The Brits Does A Disservice To The UK's Female Talent
Justin Bieber, Adele, the late Amy Winehouse, and many more artists were nominated for awards at the upcoming 2016 Brit Awards, which will take place next month in England. The Canadian superstar has been nominated in the International Male Solo Artist category along with contenders, rappers Drake and Kendrick Lamar, Father John Misty, and The... Show More Summary
A documentary on late singer Amy Winehouse, which became a blockbuster in her native Britain but upset her family, was nominated Thursday for an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. "Amy," directed by Asif Kapadia, focuses heavily on the substance abuse of the soul singer who died in 2011 at age 27 after a spectacular but brief career. Show More Summary
Earlier today, the nominations for the 2016 BRITs were announced, and well-known acts like Adele, Calvin Harris, and Florence and the Machine lead the charge with several nods each.There are a few surprises and “underground” artists nominated alongside the stars, such as Foals and Catfish & the Bottlemen, both of [...]
The Oscars nominees may have come out today, but things have been just as busy across the pond! The Academy wasn't the only institution to release its contenders for this year's awards — the nominees for the 2016 BRIT Awards were also revealed on Thursday! Topping the list with four nominations is (who else?) Adele, who is [...]
Photo via BRIT Awards The nominations for this year's BRIT Awards have been announced. Adele, Aphex Twin, Jamie xx, Foals, Blur, Coldplay, Amy Winehouse, Sam Smith, Mark Ronson, Florence and the Machine, and Years & Years are some of the British artists who've picked up nominations. Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI While most of the nominees for a Best Original Song Oscar are shrug-worthy, on a brighter musical note, at least the Academy didn’t overlook “Amy,” the visceral, heartbreaking documentary from Asif...
Photo via Facebook The 2016 Academy Awards will air live on ABC on February 28, hosted by Chris Rock. The nominees have just been announced. Straight Outta Compton has been nominated for Best Original Screenplay. The Amy Winehouse documentary...Show More Summary
Amy Jade “Hurricane Amy” Winehouse died on July 23, 2011 after falling victim to a terrible drug and alcohol addiction. Her mother and father, Janis and Mitchell Winehouse, still think about and miss her very much. Mrs. Winehouse wrote a memoir about her daughter, titled “Loving Amy, A Mother’s Story,” with the hopes of showing... Show More Summary
Amy Winehouse, one of the music industry’s most befuddling and beloved stars, remains a prominent figure in Hollywood history. But according to the late singer’s mother, her troubled child battled… READ ON
Despite Amy Winehouse's untimely death in 2011, we're still learning new information about the iconic singer. In the memoir Loving Amy by Amy's mom Janis Winehouse, there's a lot of speculation about her health prior to becoming famous. While it's no secret Winehouse was a bit of a wild child and drug abuser while growing up [...]