04-May-19 12:06 PM
Be it biopics starring musicians or movies with an amazing soundtrack, music has defined some of the best pieces in cinema. There is a whole host of ways that music can make the difference in a film so much so that it becomes a part of your collection. Let’s take a look at some of the best music inspired movies that you’ll love to binge watch over this weekend:
The Blues Brothers
This is a musical comedy directed by John Landis. Jake Blues puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Walk the Line
Walk the line is based on the career and early life of country music legend Johnny Cash.
Let’s Get Lost
This Oscar nominated documentary is about Chet Baker’s career.
A Star is Born
An American musical romantic drama film produced, directed and starring Bradley Cooper, this one is about a musician helping a young singer (Lady Gaga as the effervescent Ally) find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Starring Eminem, 8 Mile is an American Drama following white rapper B-Rabbit’s (Eminem) attempts to establish himself in a genre dominated by African-Americans.
La La Land
A big winner at the Oscars, this film about jazz beautifully depicts the struggles of a pianist (Sebastian Wilder played by Ryan Gosling) and the commercialization of jazz over the last few decades.
Love & Mercy
This one is about Brian Wilson and his struggles with emerging psychosis.
Almost Famous is about a teenage journalist who writes for the Rolling Stone magazine.
This is Spinal Tap
This one is a mocumentary starring Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer directed and co-written by Rob Reiner.