(2016) (Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor) (R)
- QUICK TAKE:
- Drama: A reporter tries to get a story about a legendary but mercurial jazz musician who hasn't delivered any new music in years.
- It's the 1970s and legendary jazz musician Miles Davis (DON CHEADLE) hasn't delivered any new music in years, although rumors abound about a session tape he's recorded but no one's heard. Wannabe music reporter Dave Brill (EWAN McGREGOR) -- pretending to be working for Rolling Stone -- manages to convince Miles to let him into his life, if anything for the promise of being able to get him the best cocaine in town.
Others are interested in the session tape as well, including music manager Harper Hamilton (MICHAEL STUHLBARG) who sees his young client, Junior (KEITH STANFIELD), as the legend's likely successor. But while dealing with all of that, Miles is fixated on his failed marriage to dancer Frances Taylor (EMAYATZY CORINEALDI) years earlier, a romance that was doomed by his drug use, womanizing ways and erratic behavior.
- WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
- If they're into jazz music (especially that of Miles Davis) or are fans of anyone in the cast, they might be interested.
- WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
- For strong language throughout, drug use, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence.
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