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Twelve Music-Related Movies to Catch This Fall

Crazy, Sexy, Cool, Metallic, Twerking-Based, and So Forth

By: Kory Grow // August 30, 2013

Now that Hollywood’s summer sequel scramble has subsided — and Iron Man 3 has vacated IMAX 3-D theaters for a different kind of mega-sized metal, Metallica Through the Never — a deluge of music movies and docs are slated for fall releases. Whether it’s the Coen Brothers paying tribute to folk trailblazers like Dave Van Ronk, or artists like Jennifer Hudson and Nas refiguring a Langston Hughes Christmas musical for Generation Drake, filmmakers have prepared a bevy of merry melodies to serenade the silver screen in the last few months of 2013. Here, we’ve gathered together some of the most enticing.