Keyword: behind the scenes

Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 08/12/2008
A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the biggest war film ever. After ballooning costs (and the out of control egos of the pampered cast) threaten to shut down the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast deep into the jungles of Southeast Asia for "increased realism," where they inadvertently encounter real bad guys.
Draft Day

Draft Day (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with dreams of playing in the NFL.
September Issue

The September Issue (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 08/27/2009
Anna Wintour, the legendary editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine for twenty years, is the most powerful and polarizing figure in fashion. Hidden behind her trademark bob and sunglasses, she has never allowed anyone to scrutinize the inner workings of her magazine. Until now. Every August a record-breaking number of people can't wait to get their hands on the September issue of Vogue. The 2007 issue...
In the Company of Actors

In the Company of Actors (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
In 2004, a new adaptation of Hedda Gabler by writer Andrew Upton premiered to great acclaim at the Sydney Theatre Company. Almost two years later, the original performers--Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Justine Clarke, Anthony Weigh, Aden Young, Julie Hamilton, Annie Byron--begin preparing for the presentation of the STC's production at the prestigious Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The...

No Cameras Allowed (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/22/2014
If you could sneak into the world's biggest music festivals, would you? This documentary takes you behind-the-scenes and inside the twenty-something life of die-hard music fan Marcus Haney, who risks his friends and his college life to expertly slip into festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury and into the backstage lives of superstars like Mumford and Sons, Skrillex and Jay Z. Marcus can break...
Dir: Marcus Haney
With: N/A
Big Kahuna

The Big Kahuna (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/27/2000
Larry, Phil and Bob are three midwestern businessman at crucial stages of their lives. Larry is a smooth-talking slick operator whose brutal honesty comes as no surprise to his old pal Phil but shocks and offends young Bob. Recently married, deeply religious and a bit nervous about his first convention, Bob's wholesome righteousness irks Larry to no end. Trying to keep the peace is Phil, who's...
Every Little Step

Every Little Step (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 04/16/2009
Explores the journey of A Chorus Line from its initial idea to its current Broadway revival and goes behind the scenes with exclusive interviews and footage of the revival's audition process, revealing the dramatic journey of the performers.
Casting By

Casting By (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the go-to casting director for big-screen sensations as diverse as "Midnight Cowboy," "The World...
Justin Bieber's Believe

Justin Bieber's Believe (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
In unfiltered, brutally honest interviews with Justin Bieber, answers are revealed to questions about his passion to make music, relationships and coming of age in the spotlight-as well as never-before-seen concert footage, unprecedented behind-the-scenes access and special appearances from manager Scooter Braun, Patti Mallette, Usher, Ludacris and many more.
Our Nixon

Our Nixon (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 08/29/2013
Throughout Richard Nixon's presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. Young, idealistic and dedicated, they had no idea that a few years later they'd all be in prison. This unique and personal visual record, created by H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and Dwight Chapin, was seized by the FBI during the Watergate...
Dir: Penny Lane
With: N/A
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway

ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 05/10/2007
Over the course of one Broadway musical season, a documentary that follows the four high-profile productions that would eventually become Tony nominees for Best Musical: a big-noise musical named "Wicked," the Rosie O'Donnell/Boy George collaboration, "Taboo," the much-anticipated Tony Kushner musical, "Caroline, or Change," and an irreverent puppet show named "Avenue Q." From casting to staging...

Rain of Madness (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 29 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
Details the demise of the fictitious cast and crew of "Tropic Thunder," as they struggle to finish shooting their film despite numerous shooting, budgeting and casting problems.
Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (2008)

Rated: G Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 01/31/2008
Captures 14-year-old singing sensation, Miley Cyrus, in concert at several venues on her 2007 54-city tour. She performs as both a solo artist and as her popular television character, Hannah Montana.
Under the Electric Sky

Under the Electric Sky (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 05/28/2014
This 3D film chronicles the love, community and life of festivalgoers during Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, the largest music festival in the US. Behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with Insomniac's Pasquale Rotella reveal the magic that makes this three-night, 345,000-person event a global phenomenon.
Dir: Jane Lipsitz
With: N/A
Made In America

Made In America (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
A celebration of both the unifying power of music and pursuit of the American dream, Made in America is an all-access backstage pass to the one-of-a-kind festival created by rap superstar Jay Z, and directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard. Featuring remarkable performances and fascinating backstage interviews with many of today's biggest music stars, Made in America shows how one giant...

My Secret Record, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Biz (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Traces the creative process and aggressive marketing campaign of Rob Thomas' Billboard history making solo debut, "Something to Be" with access into the world that manufactures rock stars and hits for mass consumption.
Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 12/12/2013
Walt Disney spent twenty years in pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers' popular novel, "Mary Poppins," a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters. When Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Disney's desire to bring her beloved character to the motion picture screen, Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the...
Rock the Bells

Rock the Bells (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 04/10/2007
Rock The Bells is the story of the 2004 'Rock the Bells' festival in San Bernardino, California. Personifying the fierce independence and do-it-yourself spirit of the Hip Hop movement, festival producer Chang Weisberg puts everything on-the-line for his impossible dream of reuniting notorious no-shows The Wu-Tang Clan. The story follows Weisberg and his guerilla promotion team as they fight for...
12-12-12

12-12-12 (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
On December 12th, 2012, a concert at Madison Square Garden raised over $50 million for the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. The fund was able to create grants from the proceeds for 390 organizations that are helping the hurricane victims the try-state area rebuild and recover. Profits from the theatrical run of this behind-the-scenes concert film will also be donated to the relief fund.
Hitchcock

Hitchcock (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/22/2012
Behind Alfred Hitchcock - the extraordinary film icon known for orchestrating some of the most intense cinematic experiences of menace and intrigue audiences have ever seen - was a hidden side that included a creatively explosive romance with his steadfast wife and filmmaking collaborator, Alma Reville. Their captivating and complex love story is shown through the sly, shadowy lens of their most...
Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 04/13/2006
Chronicles the production of the 2005 Herbie Hancock album "Possibilities," in which the jazz icon collaborates with a diverse roster of musicians. Also delves into Hancock's life, with archival footage including rare shots of the Miles Davis Quintet.
NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
London's Old Vic, NYC's Brooklyn Academy of Music and Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions launched a collaborative effort called the Bridge Project to mount new productions of classic works, mostly by Shakespeare. This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the company's final production, "Richard III" starring Kevin Spacey, from rehearsals in London to its international tour, which...
Dir: Jeremy Whelehan
With: N/A

Misery Loves Comedy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
Code Black

Code Black (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Physician and filmmaker Ryan McGarry provides unprecedented access to America's busiest Emergency Department. Amidst real life-and-death situations, McGarry follows a dedicated team of charismatic, young doctors-in training as they wrestle openly with both their ideals and with the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system. Their training ground and source of inspiration is...
Dir: Ryan McGarry
With: N/A
Jodorowsky's Dune

Jodorowsky's Dune (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In 1974, cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky attempted to create a big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's seminal science fiction novel "Dune." While the ambitious production collapsed after two years, Jodorowsky's team of then relatively unknown concept artists continued exploring the themes and styles started on the project and ended up changing modern science fiction forever.
Dir: Frank Pavich
With: N/A