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Gimme Shelter

Albert Maysles: Gimme Some Truth

Alex Simon | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Albert and David Maysles are generally regarded as the fathers of the modern American documentary film. Beginning in the early 1960s, their pioneering work with contemporaries helped launch the 'Direct Cinema' movement.

How Vanessa Hudgens Gained Weight For Her 'Gimme Shelter' Role

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.27.2014 | Celebrity

Vanessa Hudgens is doing everything she can to strip off her squeaky-clean Disney image. For her latest role in "Gimme Shelter," she gained weight in ...

Movie Review: Gimme Shelter

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, Gimme Shelter is one of those films that means well: It's earnest, filled with the spirit of forgiveness -- indeed, it wouldn't seem out of place on the Lifetime network.

Even Vanessa Hudgens Can't Save This Movie

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

If lofty intentions, determination and hard work were all it took to make a successful movie, then "Gimme Shelter," a film about teen pregnancy starri...

9 Questions for Gimme Shelter's Laneya Wiles

Ilana Rapp | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Laneya Wiles (pronounced la-NEE-ah) has her fingers -- sheesh, her toes, too, -- dipped in everything. Actor, comedian, director, writer, New Yorker -- you name it. With many projects about to be released and upcoming projects in development, you may want to create a Google alert for her.

Vanessa Hudgens Wows In Super Low-Cut Dress

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Vanessa Hudgens is having a very glamorous week. After turning heads in a revealing gown at the Golden Globes after-party on Sunday night (Jan. 12), t...

This Music Legend Is Finally Getting Her Due

Steven Rosen | Posted 09.21.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

"We made these artists sound incredible. They wanted that church sound. I always thought there was a spiritual thing we brought to the table. They were not going to get that anywhere else. We came smack dab out of the church and that's basically what we brought to a lot of artists we worked with. And they loved it."

Movie Review: 20 Feet From Stardom

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to imagine another documentary this year that will be as uplifting, entertaining and moving as Morgan Neville's 20 Feet From Stardom.

Just a Shot Away: The Rolling Stones' Gimme Shelter

Network Awesome | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

Gimme Shelter is a Greek tragedy with a rock 'n' roll chorus and a triple injection of hubris. It was commissioned by the Rolling Stones to capture the last few stops of their infamous 1969 U.S. tour, which ended in the tragic free concert at Altamont Speedway where there were four deaths.

Can Music Predict The Election?

Sylvie Leotin | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Sylvie Leotin

A social music company called Smule ran an insightful experiment. They put the 900 million songs in their database through rigorous analysis, correlating the musical tastes of users with "red" and "blue" states. The results were illuminating.

You Tell Us: When Did The Spirit Of The '60s End?

MacGregor Thomson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Fifty

Last week James Franco wrote an anecdotal piece on his experience watching "Gimme Shelter," a film by the Maysles Brothers that involved coverage of t...

Gimme Some Shelter

James Franco | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

What had started as a concert film about the Rolling Stones, a follow-up of sorts to the Maysles' The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit, turned into a Zapruder-like document that sounded the death knell for the flower power of the 1960s.

The Best Music Documentaries Ever

Posted 02.09.2012 | Home

By CHRISTY LEMIRE, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Michael Rapaport clearly loves music. It's evident in every moment of his documentary, "Bea...