Pitchfork Netflix’s New Lady Gaga Documentary Finally Lets the Real Stefani Germanotta Speak

Lady Gaga used to wear impossibly high heels. In the music video for “Bad Romance,” she famously crept across an empty room in a pair of ten-inch Alexander McQueen “Armadillo” stilettos. “I dress like this all the time,” she’d told a reporter, early in her career. “You’re never gonna catch me at the grocery store… Read more »

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Billboard Lady Gaga’s Netlix Doc ‘Five Foot Two’ Strips Off the Costumes & Make-Up to Reveal Real Gaga

The documentary Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two, out today (Sept. 22) on Netflix, shows an utterly normal side of the 31-year-old performance artist and singer born Stefani Joanne Germanotta, known as much for her outrageous fashion statements as she is for her hit songs. Besides the stuff that makes her “Gaga,” — the singing in the studio and… Read more »

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XXL Wiz Khalifa, French Montana to Star in Netflix Hip-Hop Movie ‘The After Party’

Neilson Barnard / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images (2) Wiz Khalifa, French Montana and 2017 XXL Freshman Kyle are about to be movie stars. Well, it’s a little early to say that, but the three rappers are all set to star in the forthcoming Netflix coming of age hip-hop film, The After Party. As first reported by the folks at Variety, the flick will revolve… Read more »

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TIME Review: Gaga: Five Foot Two Shows a Superstar at Her Most Vulnerable

This week, Lady Gaga announced that she was postponing the European leg of her world tour — a series of stadium shows that had been meant to be a globetrotting victory lap after her smashingly successful Super Bowl halftime show in February. “I have always been honest about my physical and mental health struggles,” the… Read more »

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Variety Netflix Hip-Hop Movie ‘The After Party,’ Starring Kyle, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, Begins Production

Def Pictures has teamed with Live Nation Productions, WorldStar Hip Hop, and Hunting Lane Films for the Netflix comedy “The After Party.” Principal photography has begun on the coming-of-age film, which is written and directed by Ian Edelman (“How to Make It in America”). It is Live Nation’s first scripted production. The movie has a music… Read more »

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Deadline Hollywood ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ Director Chris Moukarbel On The “Superhero Character” That Is Lady Gaga — Toronto Studio

A documentary filmmaker known for works including Banksy Does New York, director Chris Moukarbel is very familiar with the portrait of an artist as a form. Skilled at honing—and fascinated by—the “story behind the story”—Moukarbel was ultimately the perfect fit to helm Gaga: Five Foot Two, a TIFF-premering documentary that takes viewers into the life of Stefani Joanne… Read more »

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Deadline Hollywood Lady Gaga To Perform At Toronto With World Premiere Of Docu ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’

Gaga: Five Foot Two is produced by Heather Parry for Live Nation Productions, Bobby Campbell for Mermaid Films, and Moukarbel. Michael Rapino, Kim Ray, Lisa Nishimura, and Benjamin Cotner are exec producers.

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RollingStone Toronto Film Festival 2017: 30 Movies We Can’t Wait to See

From Oscar potentials to Lady Gaga and Grace Jones docs and a secret Louis C.K. movie, our must-see picks for the fest

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Variety Film News Roundup: Netflix to Release Lady Gaga Documentary in September

In today’s film news roundup, Netflix announces a release for its Lady Gaga documentary, FilmRise picks up “The Secret Life of Lance Letscher,” and the Hollywood Film Awards announce a donation to the MPTF.

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Press Release Netflix To Release Gaga: Five Foot Two Globally on September 22

Netflix today announced the release of Gaga: Five Foot Two, an intimate and unfettered portrait of a year in the life of Lady Gaga.

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Billboard Live Nation Productions & Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ Documentary ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story’ is No. 1 on iTunes Charts

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ new documentary Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story is the hip-hop mogul’s latest venture and, like so many things he touches, a huge success — hitting No. 1 on the iTunes Documentary Charts. The film produced in conjunction with Live Nation Productions has reached the No. 1 on the iTunes… Read more »

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Rolling Stone Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs: The Hardest-Working Man in Hip-Hop

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs: The Hardest-Working Man in Hip-Hop A warts-and-all history of how Sean “Diddy” Combs built one of pop music’s biggest empires “For me, the truth isn’t really hard,” Sean Combs explains. The documentary ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story’ offers an unflinching look at the music mogul. Andrew Savulich/NY Daily News… Read more »

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The New York Times Review: ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop’ Tells Sean Combs’s Bad Boy Story

Sean Combs in “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” directed by Daniel Kaufman. CreditCarlos Araujo Just try to keep up with the flurry of images in Daniel Kaufman’s “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” a whirl through the history of Sean Combs and Bad Boy, the entertainment company he founded and that often dominated hip-hop and R&B in the… Read more »

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Billboard Puff Daddy Talks ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop’ Documentary, 20th Anniversary of ‘No Way Out’ & The Importance of Black Excellence

For over 25 years, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs has hustled his way through the music industry. His unapologetic approach to hard work helped him forge an indomitable empire with Bad Boy Records in the 1990s. Powered by a high-octane roster consisting of The Notorious B.I.G., Ma$e, Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans, 112, The LOX, Total,… Read more »

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Rolling Stone Sean Combs Debuts ‘Bad Boy’ Doc Trailer at BBMAs

On what would have been the Notorious B.I.G.’s 45th birthday, Sean “Diddy” Combs took to the Billboard Music Awards.

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Billboard Bad Boy Family Delivers ‘Saga of Black Excellence’ at Tribeca

Growing up in his childhood home in Mount Vernon, New York, Sean Combs admits he was jealous of the neighbors swimming in their pool in front of his stoop.

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People Biggie Smalls’ 20-Year-Old Son: ‘I Live My Life by His Words’

The son of the late rapper Biggie Smalls made a rare appearance on Sunday’s BBMAs to pay tribute to his father on what would have been the star’s 45th birthday.

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Variety Film Review: ‘Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis’

The terrorist attack that claimed 89 lives on Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris’ Bataclan theater was probably the first time most had heard of the rock act playing that night.

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The Hollywood Reporter Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids : Film Review | TIFF 2016

Before the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids, the performer confessed to the crowd, “I basically stalked Jonathan Demme to do this.”

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