Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. gathered the best musicians from Detroit's thriving jazz and blues scene to begin cutting songs for his new record company. Over a fourteen year period they were the heartbeat on every hit from Motown's Detroit era. By the end of their phenomenal run, this unheralded group of musicians had played on more number ones hits than the Beach Boys, the Rolling Stones, Elvis and the Beatles combined - which makes them the greatest hit machine in the history of popular music. They called themselves the Funk Brothers. Forty-one years after they played their first note on a Motown record and three decades since they were all together, the Funk Brothers reunited back in Detroit to play their music and tell their unforgettable story, with the help of archival footage, still photos, narration, interviews, re-creation scenes, 20 Motown master tracks, and twelve new live performances of Motown classics with the Brothers backing up contemporary performers.

Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki


Standing in the Shadows of Motown torrent reviews

Bruce W (jp) wrote: I'm not sure if this is supposed to be a comedy the acting and script is so cheesy!

Selomiti L (gb) wrote: Totally awesome movie! Gr8 story line! Also makes me really think about my own life! Am I like Hosea or am I like his wife Gomer. But in truth... I'm sometimes like both! We are all called to b like Hosea! faithful n true 2 God & others! But my sinful nature @ times rejects Gods yearning 4 my faithfulness! B cuz of my selfish desires! So thankful I'm a little bit more aware now than b4

Shane J (au) wrote: as soon as you see the new guy playing pinhead and you finally stop realise there actually being serious and it's not funny anymore.

Eliabeth M (es) wrote: Awesome Movie just as good as the first one

Arjun D (ru) wrote: Amazing. Shows an insight of the life of Brian Jones. What a posh way of leading life...

Ly (au) wrote: Like every other movie.. easily forgetable.

Fascade F (br) wrote: Just insane...crazy and insane in so many ways that the heist seemed to be the best part of the whole movie! Not worth my time reviewing like it wasn't worth my time watching...period. Oh...the stars? One for Lou Diamond Phillips...and one for Seann William Scott...both kept me fairly interested throughout the whole flick!

Jim L (fr) wrote: Good movie but it is pretty intense. It is not something you want your kids to watch, it is dark and really pushing the emotional boundaries.

Kathy F (kr) wrote: Really corny, but cute for a holiday tv movie.

boa t (ag) wrote: Love it. One of the great unseen films. Fantastic cast. Story that touches the heart.

John Y (nl) wrote: Though there are definitely some funny parts, all of the characters are so unlikable that you don't care what happens to them.

Richard B (ca) wrote: Very clever, but made boring through overexposure.

MF J (au) wrote: Sydney Pollack was a hell of a film director and most of his films are really excellent. this one is no exception and turned out to be one of the most memorable Dustin Hoffman part to date. Really well written and acted perfectly by a top cast, this is definitely a classic and a must see.

Niki S (es) wrote: It was okay as background, which makes sense as poetry is meant to be heard, and not necessarily watched.

Michael H (us) wrote: William Castle's13 Ghosts(1960) is a good-looking haunted house movie, with some effective imagery, but it falters just as most of today's movies falter: too much emphasis on effects and not enough on characters. After losing all their furniture due to excessive debt, the Zorba family suddenly inherits a creepy mansion, populated by the 13 ghosts that late uncle Plato Zorba collected and studied. The gimmick here was "Illusion-O," a special viewer with red and blue panels. The red panel allowed the ghosts to be seen on screen and the blue panel made them disappear. On the DVD, customers can look at the screen without the viewer and see both the red ghosts and the blue backgrounds. (Otherwise, the film is in black-and-white.) The ghosts actually have very little to do with the ultimate goal: to find Uncle Plato's hidden stash of money. Moreover, it seems that Castle had a difficult time balancing some potential humor with the scares, and it comes off as a bit of a misfire.

Mark S (jp) wrote: A well-acted, but tedious film, which certainly doesn't deliver on its "mysterious secret" buildup.

Paul D (gb) wrote: The main characters are completely shameless with their constant embarrassing (to others) situations, but this creates a decent rom-com, with the emphasis on the latter genre for once. It's not laugh-out-loud but it's consistent enough comedy.

Rebecca D (es) wrote: Love the take on vampires in this moive. It's a virus not an evil thing.

Kevin R (ru) wrote: What makes you think I care about what you want?Honey Daniels is a dance instructor and choreographer that has no plans to devalue her principles to be successful. She is discovered by a music video director and her career begins to take off...until the director begins falling for her, then things become complicated. Honey will rely on her roots and determination in hopes of becoming successful without doing the things she doesn't want to do..."Promises don't mean anything.""Mine do."Bille Woodruff, director of Beauty Shop, Honey 2, A Very Larry Christmas, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, Addicted, Drumline: A New Beat, and The Perfect Match, delivers Honey. The storyline for this picture is a little clich but fun to watch unfold. The soundtrack is excellent and the acting fit the characters well. The cast includes Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer, Romero Miller, Joy Bryant, and David Moscow. "I really like your class."I randomly came across this on HBOGO recently and decided to watch it. I had never seen this and found it a little clich with some unique points here and there. Overall, this is an above average addition to the genre that is worth seeing once but I wouldn't add it to my DVD collection."I'm going to pretend none of this happened."Grade: C+