Can't go wrong with Diablo Cody writing the script, Jonathan Demme directing, and Meryl Streep starring. "Ricki and the Flash" is awfully good as it attacks meritorious points about marriage and motherhood and music, including that Mick Jagger's seven children by four wives look up to him, whereas Ricki's children hate her.
With the many concert documentaries, there certainly is no desperate need for another—unless it’s Jonathan Demme’s Neil Young Journeys. Shot in May 2011, this refreshingly personal documentary visits Young’s home town Omemee, Ontario where Young, occasionally in the presence of his brother Bob, talks about his family and early years growing up there.
Cinema lovers know about the legendary Roger Corman: his extraordinarily low budget films beginning in 1954, his giving a who's who of stars and directors their starts, and his work ethic that accounts for over 400 projects as writer, producer and/or director. Still Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel brings this man and his accomplishments to vivid life.