HBO Doc 'Sinatra: All or Nothing at All' Trailer Profiles Old Blue Eyes
"The word icon is much overused, but if it applies to anybody in American popular culture, it's Frank Sinatra." On what would be the 100th birthday of the crooning legend, Frank Sinatra is getting the documentary treatment from HBO with a two-part profile titled Sinatra: All or Nothing at All. Director Alex Gibney, fresh off his HBO documentary on James Brown, brings hours of archived interviews and commentary from those closest to Old Blue Eyes. This looks to have something for everyone, even the most die hard of Sinatra fans will probably learn things they didn't know about the beloved singing star. Watch!
Here's the teaser trailer for Alex Gibney's Sinatra: All or Nothing at All, direct from YouTube:
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All, directed by Alex Gibney (Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks), is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, and commentary from those closest to him, the film weaves the music and images from Sinatra’s life together with rarely seen footage of his famous 1971 “Retirement Concert” in Los Angeles. The film’s narrative is shaped by Sinatra’s song choices for that concert, which Gibney interprets as the singer’s personal guide through his own life. The two-part documentary premieres exclusively on HBO on April 5th and 6th at 8pm Eastern time.
Brilliant. I hope they get into a lot of his "Darker" stuff. That's the fascinating bit.
DAVIDPD on Mar 10, 2015
Alex Gibney is a hard working man
Oscar Pearson on Mar 11, 2015
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