Keyword: performance

Now You See Me

Now You See Me (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 05/30/2013
The world's greatest illusionists - "The Four Horsemen" - pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances. The super-team of illusionists shower the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of an elite FBI squad in a game of cat-and-mouse.
Birdman

Birdman (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Riggan Thomson hopes that by spearheading an ambitious new Broadway play he will, among other things, revive his moribund career. In many ways, it is a deeply foolhardy move, but the former cinema superhero has high hopes that this creative gambit will legitimize him as an artist and prove to everyone - and himself - that he is not just a Hollywood has-been. With the play's opening night looming...
Misérables

Les Misérables (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 12/24/2012
After Jean Valjean - an ex-convict once imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread - breaks parole, he is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert. Valjean adopts a new identity and prospers as a factory owner. When he agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
Music and Lyrics

Music and Lyrics (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 02/13/2007
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up '80s pop star who's been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there's a problem--Alex hasn't written a song in years, he's never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in...
Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 09/27/2012
Beca is that girl who'd rather listen to what's coming out of her headphones than what's coming out of anyone's mouth. Arriving at Barden University, she finds herself not right for any clique but is somehow muscled into one she would never have picked on her own - alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls with nothing in common except how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca...
Sound of Music

The Sound of Music (1965)

Rated: G Runtime: 174 minutes Release date: 03/30/1965
A former nun leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of a wealthy, Austrian widower who has grown into a cold disciplinarian. Soon, the she opens the children to the wonders of life and the joy of music - and eventually softens the heart of their father and gains his love.
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Walk the Line

Walk the Line (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 11/17/2005
In 1955, a tough, skinny guitar-slinger who called himself J.R. Cash walked into the soon-to-be-famous Sun Studios in Memphis. It was a moment that would have an indelible effect on American culture. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice as deep and black as night, Cash sang blistering songs of heartache and survival that were gutsy, full of real life and unlike...
Step Up 2 The Streets

Step Up 2 The Streets (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/13/2008
When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the school's hottest dancer Chase to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore's underground dance battle The Streets, she ultimately finds a way to live her dream while building a bridge...
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 06/07/2012
Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Gloria the hippo, and Melman the giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved New York City and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a travelling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.
Get On Up

Get On Up (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

Magic Mike XXL (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/30/2015
Three years after Magic Mike retired from the stripper life at the height of his pelvis-shimmying career, the rest of the Kings of Tampa are also preparing to bow out of the game. But they want to go out on their own terms: by uncorking a rousing, grand finale performance in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with the legendary Magic Mike triumphantly returning to headline. As they hit the road and...
Alvin and the Chipmunks

Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 12/13/2007
Songwriter Dave Seville transforms singing chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore into pop sensations--while the out-of-control trio lays waste to Dave's home, wreaks havoc with his career, and turns Dave's once-orderly life upside-down.
One Direction: This is Us

One Direction: This is Us (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 08/29/2013
This is an all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon One Direction. The remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis' meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena. Live concert footage is interwoven with commentary from the boys themselves, describing...
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/04/2013
Ballet 422

Ballet 422 (2015)

Rated: PG Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
New York City Ballet, under the artistic direction of Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins, boasts a roster of more than ninety elite dancers and a repertory of works by many of the greatest choreographers in the history of the art form. When 25-year-old NYCB dancer Justin Peck begins to emerge as a promising young choreographer, he is commissioned to create a new ballet for the company's 2013...
Dir: Jody Lee Lipes
With: N/A

Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 03/19/2015
Rock guitarist Andy Summers relates his early days in the psychedelic '60s music scene when he played with The Animals, and the chance encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting that led to the formation of a punk trio, The Police. During the band's phenomenal rise and its dissolution at the height of their popularity in the mid-80s, Summers captured history with his candid...
Dir: Lauren Lazin
With: N/A
Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 04/09/2015
At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena. She departs with her assistant to rehearse in Sils...

Station to Station (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 71 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014
Dir: Doug Aitken
With: N/A
Hard Day's Night

A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Rated: G Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 08/10/1964
A rock and roll adventure that follows "a day in the life" of those four lads from Liverpool who would go on to make music history as the Beatles. This musical "mockumentary" leads us into the madness of the fab four's everyday lives where the simple act of traveling from Liverpool to London for a television performance involves escaping from the invasion of a mob of fainting teenagers...
Shine a Light

Shine a Light (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 04/03/2008
In autumn 2006 the Rolling Stones gave two concerts at Beacon Theatre in New York. Here, in the 2,800-seater old Broadway theatre that opened in 1928, we encounter living legends Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood and Charlie Watts. Before an enthusiastic audience that includes Hillary and Bill Clinton, the Stones present their hit songs as well as less known numbers. Guest appea­rances...
Don't Look Back

Don't Look Back (1966)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 12/31/1966
Documentary follows Bob Dylan as he tours the England in 1965. He plays the sphinx to an endless stream of reporters, stonewalls an awe-struck Donovan, and flashes lyric emblazoned cue cards to the camera, with Joan Baez and Alan Price also in tow.
Concert For Bangla Desh

The Concert For Bangla Desh (1971)

Rated: G Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/1971
The 1971 Concert for Bangaladesh organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar is chronicled in this documentary. Two benefit concerts were performed at Madison Square Garden in order to raise money for East Pakistani refugees who were first victims of a cyclone in 1970, and then of the Bangladesh Liberation War and atrocities against them in 1971. 40,000 people attended, making it the largest...
Last Waltz

The Last Waltz (1978)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 03/30/1978
A music documentary of THE BAND's last performance at San Francisco's Winterland in 1976. It captures the drama of behind the scene moments of the conflicts and harmonies, triumphs and difficulties that culminate in the last waltz.
Let's Spend the Night Together

Let's Spend the Night Together (1983)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 02/10/1983