With ludek bogner, mark duffus, dan dunlop, alan fawcett. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. George carlin national press club complete duration. Miles ahead captures the spirit and genius of the trumpeter miles davis in part by setting. This isnt miles best selling album, or necessarily one of his most widely known. Yearning to watch miles ahead on your tv, phone, or tablet. So theyre after the recording that they know davis has completed and locked away. Here are 10 of his most gamechanging collaborators not named parker or coltrane. Considering that it revolves around one of the most prolific.
Interview with the cast of miles ahead just seen it. Set mostly in the late 1970s, miles ahead plays more like a jazz session than an oscarbaiting drama. Miles ahead is a biographical drama about legendary jazz trumpeter miles davis. Miles ahead trailer like daviss music, the films structure is modal, with cheadle getting the legends changing stance spot on, as we slip on a cymbal splash between his incarnations as. The film stars cheadle, emayatzy corinealdi, and ewan mcgregor, and closed the new york film festival on october 11, 2015. Miles ahead is an original motion picture soundtrack of the film miles ahead. Hes playing miles davis he also directed and the time is the. The miles ahead 1990 1h 21min comedy, fantasy 4 october 1990 canada geeky accountant with a boring life is given a pair of magic red sneakers by an angel, which turns him into an amazingly fast runner. Rivele, and christopher wilkinson, which interprets the life and compositions of jazz musician miles davis. Miles ahead has a tremendous performance by don cheadle as miles davis.
Miles ahead is a 2015 american biographical drama film directed by don cheadle in his feature directorial debut, which cheadle cowrote with steven. You dont do what i say, im going to kill you, a raspyvoiced cheadle tells ewan mcgregor, who plays a rolling. Watch miles ahead online stream full movie directv. Images move in and out of focus, at times without reason. But if you talk to jazz afficianados, every one knows miles ahead, and not just because the title track is one of his best known songs. The movie begins with davis interview with journalist dave brill ewan mcgregor, with davis on the verge of reemerging from a fiveyear break from music what some call the lost years. Everything you need to know about miles ahead movie 2016. Iconic trumpeter miles davis claimed to have changed music five or six times, but he didnt do it alone. United states april 1, 2016 limited canada april 1, 2016.
Miles opted for the mellow sonority of the flugelhorn, as though this choice would enable him to find his. Rent miles ahead 2016 starring don cheadle and ewan mcgregor on dvd and bluray. Miles dewey davis iii may 26, 1926 september 28, 1991 was an american jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Miles ahead original motion picture soundtrack miles. The miles davis story is a remarkable, indepth look at one of the most influential figures in jazz, from the birth of the cool to his collaborations with legendary pianist gil evans to his. Miles ahead flashes back to that relationship early and often as its foremost case study in the musicians darker side. Park city, utah don cheadle is making the festival rounds with his pulsing, rocking miles davis film, miles ahead in theaters april 1. Miles ahead 2016 stream and watch online moviefone. Tracking down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the don cheadledirected movie via subscription can be difficult, so. Miles ahead is the title of miles davis 1957 collaboration with pianist gil evans. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including meet the blacks, a weekend with the family and natural born pranksters. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20thcentury music. Miles ahead uses a metaphorical structure in order to tell the biography of miles davis, the events onscreen didnt happen, for the most part, but then when do they ever with biopics.
After 10 years in the works, miles ahead, the new miles davis biopic starring don cheadle, is finally hitting theaters on apr. Miles ahead is a biopic starring don cheadle as famous social music trumpeter miles davis. In the 1970s, downandout jazz trumpeter miles davis don cheadle tries to recover his new session tape from music producers. Released on april 1, 2016, the soundtrack features miles davis, robert glasper, don cheadle, taylor eigsti, ewan mcgregor and phil schaap. Geeky accountant with a boring life is given a pair of magic red sneakers by an angel, which turns him into an amazingly fast runner. Theres a hoppedup scene in miles ahead, controlled yet frenzied, when you get why don cheadle decided to go for broke. Don cheadle is miles davis in the first trailer for miles ahead. I use the term biopic loosely for this movie because its a biopic that is as unconventional as its. Miles ahead is a 2015 american biographical drama film directed by don cheadle in his feature directorial debut, which cheadle cowrote with steven baigelman, stephen j. It stars don cheadle, who also cowrote and directed. Rather, theyll tell you this album is chock full of gems waiting to be discovered. It was recently acquired by sony pictures classics and will be the closing film at the upcoming new york film festival. With don cheadle, emayatzy corinealdi, ewan mcgregor, michael stuhlbarg.
Perhaps for that reason, miles ahead is more outgoing and abrupt, but somehow not at the expense of davis characteristic introspection and storytelling ability. A project over 50 years in the making, vocalese master jon hendricks complete lyricisation of the miles davisgil evans album miles ahead was premiered in new york in february 2017, in the. Jeanne moreau and miles davis during the recording of the music for louis malles film elevator to the gallows, in december, 1957. Watch miles ahead starring don cheadle in this drama on directv. At the center of the big band assembled by the arranger was the brass section, which was completed by two french horns, a tuba, and various woodwind instruments alto sax, clarinets, flutes, and an oboe. The talented don cheadle brings us his passion project, miles ahead. This film is directed by and stars don cheadle, emayatzy corinealdi, ewan mcgregor, michael stuhlbarg, and keith stanfield. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a fivedecade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz. The film has a madcap side to it with ewan mcgregor in a fun turn as a rolling stone reporter out to interview miles and almost doubling as miles sidekick in a romp through the city new york. Don cheadle pays tribute to the imagined life and times of miles davis. In the midst of a prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz, miles davis cheadle virtually disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s, his musical voice.
The camera often sits in unexpected placesdown an alley near the dumpster, languidly careening from one persons mouth to another during a conversation, holding onto the corner of a face. Interview with the cast of miles ahead just seen it youtube. Actors don cheadle and ewan mcgregor film the first scenes monday for the miles davis movie. The film pingpongs back and forth from the early 80s, right before miles comes back from a 5 year or so hiatus to the 50s60s era when he was married to dancer frances taylor. Cheadle told me he first met taylor in the 1990s when she was a hostess at. Rolling stone reporter dave brill ewan mcgregor wants is an exclusive interview with the. Instead don cheadle, as the writer and director, presents miles davis as a mixture of. Thats how cowriter, star and director don cheadle explained the project at the cincinnati premiere of.1203 1553 898 925 518 1495 1584 784 1155 1039 796 1661 38 1123 1476 26 222 944 1442 1545 281 594 920 1592 1027 247 1388 693 1586 1254 835 1198 1173 1482 792 1257 272 311