Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You is Profound

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is back in Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You, a new documentary film to complement his new album. For the first time since 2014’s High Hopes, Springsteen is backed once more by the E Street Band.  This film also accompanies the rocker’s 20th studio album.  We were blessed with Western Stars last year and once again, we’re blessed with another Springsteen film.  Over six months into quarantine, I’ll take…

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SXSW 2019: Talking The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash

Director Thom Zimny and producers John Carter Cash, Ryan Suffern, and Frank Marshall spoke with Solzy at the Movies about The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash during the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. The interview took place on the Sunday that followed the world premiere of The Gift. SXSW is known for both film and music.  How thrilling is it to premiere the documentary at the festival? Frank Marshall:  It’s sort of meant to be. …

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SXSW 2019: The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash

The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash is a beautifully made documentary that allows for the legendary singer to tell his own story. An audio recording of Johnny Cash reveals that his mother told him, “Don’t ever forget the gift.”  What exactly is this gift?  “Singing, writing for my voice–that’s the gift.” Through audio recordings from the 1990s, Cash discusses his childhood in Dyess, Arkansas.  While growing up, the radio would be a source of…

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