Post by Jenny Erikson. It's been four years since we lost Amy Winehouse at the tragically young age of 27 to alcohol poisoning. The troubled star with the magical voice struggled for years with drug addiction, and with director AsifShow More Summary
All photos are stills from the film. Before you sit down to watch a two hour documentary on the life and death of Amy Winehouse, you should probably know what you’re getting yourself into. Cut from hours of home video and exclusive live performances, Amy is a disturbing glimpse into the complete unraveling of our generation’s most gifted jazz singer. Show More Summary
The Amy Winehouse documentary is in theaters starting today, following a run of great reviews after its premier at Cannes in May. Director Asif Kapadia had over one hundred hours of footage to work with, ranging from a fourteen-year-old Winehouse singing a friend “Happy Birthday” to a video of the singer’s funeral at age twenty-seven.
The new documentary “Amy” is re-igniting the buzz that once surrounded Amy Winehouse, but if you’re hoping to hear more music from the late singer, you can forget it. The late singer’s label head has revealed that fans will probably never lay ears on a third Amy Winehouse album because he destroyed the demos. [Amy […]
Charlotte Cardin brings super jazzy vibes in her track “Big Boy.” With comparisons to Amy Winehouse already happening within the comments section, her voice evokes French elegance over classic production. This is beyond beautiful, and we can’t get enough. Purchase the track on iTunes.
LONDON — There's been no shortage of attempts to memorialise both Amy Winehouse’s person and her immense talent. In the four years since her untimely death, we've seen many, including the newly released docu-film, Amy. See also: Watch:...Show More Summary
I will just go out and say it; I have yet to actually watch Amy: The Girl Behind the Name. As I write it, it hasn’t been released in the US, and it looks like it will only comes to Chicagoland theatres on July 9. However, I fully expect...Show More Summary
Late multi-Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Winehouse gets the spotlight in a new film by BAFTA-winner Asif Kapadia, simply titled Amy, which A24 will open in New York followed by a national rollout beginning Friday. The title uses never-before-seen footage of the artist and features previously unheard tracks. Show More Summary
Asif Kapadia, director of Amy Winehouse documentary "Amy," tells us what he hopes audiences learn from the movie.
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Amy Winehouse’s first manager and close friend, Nick Shymansky, speaks to i-D.
With the release of Amy, the documentary dedicated to the Back To Black singer, we visited Amy’s Yard, the foundation set up posthumously by the Winehouse family to nurture and encourage the talents of disadvantaged young people through music…
In June 2011, Amy Winehouse performed in Serbia for what would be her final concert.
The new documentary ‘Amy’ points fingers at several people close to the soul singer as culprits in her death. We ask director Asif Kapadia: Who is really to blame?
Listening to Amy Winehouse’s 2006 hit single “Rehab” while she was alive and publicly struggling with addiction was difficult enough. The surface delights of that song—its retro-style girl-group melody, its tight horn arrangement, Winehouse’s...Show More Summary
Before she won six Grammys (including a trio for her massive breakout hit "Rehab"), before she descended into a morass of addiction and public humiliation, before she died of alcohol poisoning at age 27, bravura British songwriter and vocalist Amy Winehouse was simply a young woman with an extraordinary...
Director Asif Kapadia on “Amy,” his extraordinary portrait of a musical genius destroyed by a new kind of fame
'The spine of the film is her songs, first and foremost,' he says.
The autobiographical lyrics of Amy Winehouse’s biggest hit, “Rehab,” are downright chilling in the wake of her 2011 death by alcohol poisoning. At the time of its release in late 2006, Winehouse wasn’t a big star in America, but by vividly celebrating her vices in song, Amy quickly became one of pop’s tortured greats. Show More Summary
Without question one of the best movies I saw at May’s Cannes Film Festival was one I resisted at first. I really wasn’t all that interested in seeing Amy, Asif Kapadia’s documentary on the life of singer Amy Winehouse. Her unnecessary...Show More Summary