Amy Winehouse

Asif Kapadia, Amy (2015)

David McAlmont | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

The story Kapadia tells is a synthesis of fascinating materials. How would Winehouse feel about the film? In it she visits her incarcerated husband and arrives to a swarm of paps at the jail gate. She stands, quietly astounded, frozen, hopeless in the glare. The film screams that Winehouse had suffered a dozen cameras too many. Kapadia's becomes another.

Live Fast, Die Young and Leave a Beautiful Documentary

Paul Marshall | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

For the average stage school starstruck teenager, Amy should be mandatory viewing. If nothing else, it would serve as a stark reminder of the perils of mass popularity. Like a packet of cigarettes, this movie needs to come with a health warning attached.

From Joy Division To Amy Winehouse: The Covers That Defined NME

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

NME magazine and its publisher Time Inc have revealed plans for a bold new change, stating that from September, the music weekly will be a publication...

You Should Be Stronger Than Me: Amy Winehouse and I

Sarah Powell | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Powell

She was there all along, she just got lost. Amy has really made me understand that. She was coming back to us, she was back on her feet and there were plans for new music and babies right before she died. Kapadia said "once people see the film they realise she was amazing and special and we should have looked after her." We really should have.

Amy Winehouse's Dad To Make A New Film Following 'Amy' Doc Row

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Mitch Winehouse has revealed that he’s making a new film about his daughter, Amy Winehouse, following the dispute over Asif Kapadia's documentary ...

Amy Winehouse - A Lost Little Girl, Who Could Have Been Saved

BritChick Paris | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
BritChick Paris

The media after her death in July 2011, focussed on her alcohol and drug abuse. But they didn't mention her bulimia, nor the depression she wrestled with since she was a teen. The new documentary film on her life directed by Asif Kapadia sets the record straight, telling the tale of a brilliant woman who was plagued with self-doubt and deficient in resilience.

Film Reviews: Amy - Housebound - La Grande Bouffe - Still the Water

Clive Botting | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Clive Botting

The journey begins, the seductive voice of a pure jazz artist, a voice made for small jazz clubs, the success of the album Frank and Back To Back. The essence of the film is the songs and it was a brilliant touch to put the lyrics on screen as subtitles which echo the very personal nature of her songs.

Clarkson Gives Up Drinking, Following Charles Kennedy's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson has revealed that he’s cut alcohol out of his life, following the death of Charles Kennedy, former leader of the Liberal Democrats. ...

The 8 Most Hilariously Awkward 'Buzzcocks' Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ fans were left devastated today after the comedy panel show was axed after 18 years, and 28 series. Over the years,...

Amy's Ex-Husband Makes Sensational Claim About The Singer

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse’s ex-husband has sensationally claimed that the singer didn’t sign her own divorce papers when the couple split. READ MORE: 'Amy...

'Amy' Lauded By Critics After Cannes Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Amy’, the documentary film about the life and career of the late Amy Winehouse, made its official debut at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday n...

Amy Winehouse Film Made Dad Mitch 'Fear For His Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Mitch Winehouse has revealed he feared his life would be in danger after he watched the first cut of the documentary 'Amy - The Girl Behind The Lens' ...

'Amy Winehouse Wasn't Sure About Writing Songs'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

The first clip for the new documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse has been released, revealing that the talented performer was initially nervous ...

Mitch Winehouse Has Fresh Beef With 'Amy' Filmmakers - And He's Not Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's father Mitch has spoken out in the strongest terms against the forthcoming documentary about his daughter's life, calling it "preposte...

Amy Winehouse's Boyfriend Shares Concerns Over 'Amy' Film

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Reg Traviss, who was in a relationship with Amy Winehouse when she died, has expressed concerns over the upcoming documentary about the ‘Back To Bla...

Amy Winehouse's Father Blasts Upcoming 'Amy' Documentary

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoke out, ahead of the premiere of the new documentary ‘Amy’, which charts his daughter’s rise to fame. ...

'Amy' Documentary To Receive Cannes Premiere

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

The schedule for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival has been revealed, and film fans have plenty to look forward to. This year's event begins on 13 May...

Caroline Frost

Amy Winehouse's Cousin Reveals Poignant Timing Of Her Death | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse has been the subject of many a musical tribute since her sudden death in 2011, but arguably none so personal as the one offered by her c...

First Look! Amy Winehouse Documentary Trailer Released

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

The moving first trailer for ‘Amy’, the documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse, has been revealed online. The film will chronicle the sing...

TEASER POSTER: Amy Winehouse Intimate Doc Release Date Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

the first poster and release date of the forthcoming intimate documentary about Amy Winehouse has been revealed. The film, simply called 'Amy', co...

What Farm Shows and Amy Winehouse Have in Common

Will Young | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Will Young

There is a fine line between drawing upon things in the past, as indeed anything creative does, and moving so much into an era where everything is a pseudo version of something else. Whoever straddles that balance remains something truly original.

That Top 10 Album Thing

Rachel Braier | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Braier

The latest 'thing' doing the rounds on Facebook, is to list ten albums that have had the biggest personal import. They may or may not be your favourites, they may not be cool or classic; they just need to have resonated in some way.

Amy Winehouse Statue To Be Unveiled In Camden

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

A statue of Amy Winehouse is set to be unveiled near the singer’s Camden home later this year, it has been revealed. The bronze statue will offi...

'I Speak To Amy Every Day... I Know She's Proud Of Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoken out on the third anniversary of his daughter’s death. Mitch, a former London taxi driver who now perfo...

Unpublished Amy Winehouse Interview Makes For Poignant Reading

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

In January 2004, journalist John Marrs was sent by a weekend magazine to conduct an interview with a barely-known singer by the name of Amy Winehouse....