What impressed me most was she was singing her truth, unselfconsciously, in a world where we’re all too guarded, posting on Instagram about our fabulous lives when the truth is so often we feel tortured and unsure, insecure. Amy Winehouse was insecure. And she dealt with this by doing her best not to be too...Read More
Amy Winehouse died 4 years ago last week (July 23, 2011). She was a singular talent:
Even in a summer that's focused on creativity, with exceptional documentaries like "Amy" on Amy Winehouse and "What Happened, Miss Simone?" on Nina Simone, "Listen to Me Marlon" stands out. Autobiographical in nature, unconventional in structure, this is the story of Marlon Brando not as the world...
What impressed me most was she was singing her truth, unselfconsciously, in a world where we’re all too guarded, posting on Instagram about our fabulous lives when the truth is so often we feel tortured and unsure, insecure. Amy Winehouse was insecure. And she dealt with this by doing her best not to be too […] The post The Amy Winehouse Movie appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
I must admit that when Amy Winehouse broke out onto the music scene in 2007, I was going through my own shtstorm so to speak, healthwise. I was blogging up a storm, but my nerve damage/abdomen tear never seemed to give me a minute of peace. Show More Summary
Watch behind-the-scenes interview with Yasin Bey ("Mos Def") on the legacy of the late vocalist Amy Winehouse. -- A24
As Amy Winehouse documentary 'Amy' prepares to enter even more theaters, it's climbed up the rankings of the highest-grossing docs of all time.
The surprising box office success of the Amy Winehouse documentary, Amy, quickly became apparent upon its debut earlier this month. That momentum incited an expansion of the film's limited theatrical run so that ticket clerks won’t...Show More Summary
Yasiin Bey speaks on Amy Winehouse's legacy, her ups and downs and the critics bashing her on the four-year anniversary of her death. Continue reading…
(RNS) Amy Winehouse’s dramatic eye makeup and iconic beehive weren’t the singer’s only fashion statements. Winehouse, who died four years ago Thursday (July 23), is back in the spotlight with the July 3 release of the documentary “Amy.”...Show More Summary
"Some people think that anyone could sing jazz, but they can’t. It’s a gift of learning how to syncopate but it’s also a spirit that you’re either born with or you’re not. And Amy was born with that spirit.”
When Amy Winehouse tragically passed away 4 years ago on July 23, 2011, she joined the ranks of other legendary musicians in the so-called ’27 Club,’ after dying at the age of 27.
Mos Def, now known as Yasin Bey, remembers his friend Amy Winehouse on the fourth anniversary of her death.
Yesterday I saw two biopic films: "Amy" about the life of Jazz sensation Amy Winehouse who died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 and "Montage of Heck" about the life of Kurt Cobain, the grunge-rock generational voice who died of an overdose of heroin and valium at the age of … 27. Show More Summary
The Contemporary Jewish Museum presents the exhibition Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait dedicated to the late British singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse (1983?2011). An exhibition at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in cooperation with...Show More Summary
An Amy Winehouse exhibition, a live "Dating Game," and the "dirty little brother" to Folsom Street Fair. [ more › ]
Ellie Goulding recently found inspiration in a place she hadn’t expected to see it: the new documentary about Amy Winehouse. After watching the documentary, which is titled Amy, Goulding talked to Billboard about being a celebrity, gaining fame, and the lessons she’s learned from Winehouse. Show More Summary
July 18, 2015 A few film notes: "Amy," a documentary on the singer Amy Winehouse (2015), Woody Allen, "Irrational man" (2015) ----------------------------------------------------------- "Amy," a 2015 Br. documentary (dir. Asif Kapadia),...Show More Summary
Everyone is talking about "Amy," and its unflinching indictment of celebrity culture as a contributing factor in the singer's death.
It is easy to imagine Amy Winehouse's parents still in a state of disbelief when recalling their daughter's limp, sleeping body that failed to wake up in 2011. We imagine it too. Some stories are just too awful to accept. But in peaceful...Show More Summary