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    Yoko Ono has shown her support for her depiction in new Beatles documentary, Get Back, which fans believe dispel claims that she was responsible for The Fab Four's break-up. The Japanese artist, who was married to John Lennon from 1969 until his murder in 1980, has long been blamed for breaking up the iconic band - comprised of John, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - and for 'ruining' her husband. The new Disney+ documentary covers the making of the Beatles' 1970 album Let It Be, which had the working title of Get Back, with fans praising Yoko for her 'unassuming' nature in the film - with Yoko showing her gratitude by retweeting a story about fans' reaction. Vindicated: Yoko Ono has shown her support for her depiction in new Beatles documentary, Get Back, which fans believe dispel claims that she was responsible for The Fab Four's break-up (pictured with John Lennon in 1970) This also comes as the documentary's director Peter Jackson also stated that Yoko wasn't responsible for the band going their separate ways in 1969  The Beatles: Get...
    Disney Plus A highly anticipated new documentary series directed and produced by Peter Jackson, “The Beatles: Get Back” is a three-part series that chronicles the legendary group’s making of their 1970 album “Let it Be.”Note: Heavy may earn an affiliate commission if you sign up via a link on this pageThe three episodes, each two hours in length, will be available on Disney+ on November 25, 26 and 27: Get Disney+ Disney+ costs $7.99 for a month or $79.99 for a year. Or, if you also want ESPN+ and Hulu, you can get all three for $13.99 per month. Separately, the three streaming services would cost a total of $20.97 per month, so you’re saving about 33 percent: Get the Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle Once signed up for Disney+, you can watch “The Beatles: Get Back” on the Disney+ app on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4 or 5, Xbox One or Series X/S, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), Samsung Smart...
    The world has justifiably awaited the release of the 33-year-old singer Adele’s latest album but — without hesitancy — I can say that the musical event of the year comes courtesy not of the girl from Tottenham, but four lads from Liverpool who, decades after they came together, remain the greatest musicians of the modern age.  They are, of course, The Beatles, the 20th century band who transformed music.  Their soundtrack is one which effortlessly bestrides every decade from the Swinging Sixties to the current day. And now, astonishing and intimate unseen footage allows us to glimpse them once more at their creative zenith.  Sixty hours of footage, filmed over the course of four weeks in January 1969, has been edited down into three two-hour long documentaries by the Oscar-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson.  Having had the chance to see a preview, I can tell you that this is appointment viewing, an epic but intimate portrait of a band at the height of their powers against the backdrop of a London that no longer exists. A sneak peak at Peter Jackson's documentary...
    The daughter of a British aid worker killed by the 'Islamic State Beatles' says she felt 'nothing but disgust' when she came face-to-face with one of the men accused of conspiring to murder her father. Bethany Haines, 24, whose father David was taken hostage and killed in Syria in 2014, told an ITV News documentary of how she stared down the terror suspect at a courtroom in Virginia, US.  While attending the court hearing of El Shafee Elsheikh, who is due to stand trial in January next year, the young mother recalled how he chillingly stared 'right into my eyes'.   In the documentary The ISIS 'Beatles': Blood On Their Hands, she said: 'He was masked. And so I couldn't really tell what his facial expression was. 'He just stared right into my eyes and I stared back. I'm not going to be intimidated by him. I'm not going to look away.  'You know, I've nothing to be ashamed of. He's the one who's got to be intimidated or embarrassed.'  
    The daughter of a British aid worker killed by the 'Islamic State Beatles' says she felt 'nothing but disgust' when she came face-to-face with one of the men accused of conspiring to murder her father. Bethany Haines, 24, whose father David was taken hostage and killed in Syria in 2014, told an ITV News documentary of how she stared down the terror suspect at a courtroom in Virginia, US.  While attending the court hearing of El Shafee Elsheikh, who is due to stand trial in January next year, the young mother recalled how he chillingly stared 'right into my eyes'.   In the documentary The ISIS 'Beatles': Blood On Their Hands, she said: 'He was masked. And so I couldn't really tell what his facial expression was. 'He just stared right into my eyes and I stared back. I'm not going to be intimidated by him. I'm not going to look away.  'You know, I've nothing to be ashamed of. He's the one who's got to be intimidated or embarrassed.'  
    Paul McCartney appeared in good spirits as he attended the UK premiere of The Beatles: Get Back alongside his daughter Mary at Cineworld Empire in London on Tuesday. The musician, 79, cut a dapper figure for the event in a black blazer and matching trousers along with a crisp white shirt. Mary, 52, who is a photographer, opted for a black jumpsuit with a matching pair of boots and a red necklace. Event: Paul McCartney appeared in good spirits as he attended the UK premiere of The Beatles: Get Back alongside his daughter Mary at Cineworld Empire in London on Tuesday Styling her brunette locks into a bob, Mary was all smiles as she posed on the red carpet next to her father. Paul shares Mary, Stella, 50, and James, 44, with his ex wife Linda McCartney while he also adopted her daughter Heather from her first marriage. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Florence Pugh bundles up in a warm winter coat while on a... Perrie Edwards cradles her baby son Axel, 3 months, and... ...
    Peter Jackson has revealed he successfully convinced Disney to allow for swearing to be included in his upcoming documentary The Beatles: Get Back. While it is the first time that 'a Disney channel' has agreed to broadcast foul language, the film director, 60, said that it was 'not in an aggressive or sexual way'. The three-part-series will take audiences back in time to the band's intimate recording sessions and exuberant performances for their their final 1970 album, Let It Be. Success: Peter Jackson has revealed he successfully convinced Disney to allow for swearing to be included in his upcoming documentary The Beatles: Get Back (pictured in 2019) Describing the project as 'a film about chain smokers with guitars who play songs,' Peter told Radio Times: 'We've had to have a discussion with Disney about the swearing. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Katie Holmes spotted filming with co-star Julia Mayorga on... Sienna Miller opts for comfort as she wraps up in a... Rebel Wilson, 41, showcases her 35kg weight loss in an... Adele beats the...
    It was the day Ringo Starr got by with help from a little friend – Paul McCartney's stepdaughter Heather. The six-year-old gleefully picked up the drumsticks as The Beatles practised in the studio in January 1969. Footage of the moment appears in a four-minute trailer for the six-hour documentary Get Back, compiled from footage locked away in a vault for more than half a century. Little drummer girl: Ringo Starr pretends to be upset as six-year-old Heather gets in the swing The six-hour documentary Get Back is compiled from footage locked away in a vault for more than half a century Heather, daughter of McCartney's bride-to-be Linda, is also seen singing with John Lennon.  The three-part documentary uses material shot for the 1970 film Let It Be and includes The Beatles' final live performance together – the rooftop concert at their Apple HQ in Savile Row, London. It will be shown on Disney+ across three days next month.   The latest trailer also offers up a rare image of the band's first manager Allan Williams in a recording studio with Sir Paul...
    A new trailer for the three-part documentary series The Beatles: Get Back was released on Wednesday ahead of the show dropping on Disney+ next month.  In the four-minute clip containing previously unseen footage, the iconic Liverpool band are seen beginning to plan their first live show in over two years in 1969 and have to write an entire album in three weeks.  The Beatles: Get Back will take audiences back in time to The Beatles' intimate recording sessions and exuberate performances during a pivotal moment in music history.   Exciting: A new trailer for the three-part documentary series The Beatles: Get Back was released on Wednesday ahead of the show dropping on Disney+ next month (Paul McCartney is pictured) The new trailer starts with a camera crew setting up before changing to shots of the band - consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - singing Don't Let Me Down. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next The Beatles: Get Back FIRST LOOK: 'We're bl**dy stars, ya... Paul McCartney claims The Rolling Stones were a...
    More On: paul mccartney Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ to debut on Disney+ on Thanksgiving 5th Dimension couple sings Beatles songs with civil rights twist Paul McCartney gets weirdly dragged into JCPenney CEO search Paul McCartney lands first No. 1 album in 31 years “Salt and Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” doesn’t have the same ring to it. But if it weren’t for a moment of confusion about condiments, the 1967 Beatles classic — one of the greatest albums in rock history — would have never become “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” “I was on a plane with our roadie, and we were eating. And he said, ‘Could you pass the salt and pepper?’ ” says Paul McCartney in the new docuseries “McCartney 3, 2, 1,” which premieres on Hulu Friday. “And I thought he said ‘Sgt. Pepper.’ … So we had a laugh about that, but then the more I thought about it, [I thought] ‘Sgt. Pepper’ — that’s kind of a cool title.” The story behind that album title is just one of the secrets...
    More On: the beatles ‘Castle’ where Phil Spector murdered Lana Clarkson sells for $3.3M 5th Dimension couple sings Beatles songs with civil rights twist Twitter has spoken: Outkast beats The Beatles as the best group Stunning never-before-seen footage gives inside look at The Beatles It has been a long and winding road, but the long-awaited Peter Jackson-directed Beatles documentary “The Beatles: Get Back” will debut over the span of three days — Nov. 25, 26 and 27 — on Disney+. According to Disney, the documentary’s two-hour installments will feature a “wealth of tremendous footage Peter Jackson has reviewed, which he has spent the past three years restoring and editing.” The documentary transports audiences to the band’s intimate recording sessions during the 1960s. Jackson, who also directed “Lord of the Rings,” sifted through more than 60 hours of previously unseen footage and upwards of 150 hours of unheard audio. The unearthed footage was salvaged from Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s long-lost “Let It Be,” a 1970 television documentary charting the strife and tension of the Brits as they write and rehearse 14...
    (CNN)Peter Jackson has given music fans something to look forward to in 2021, providing a glimpse of footage for his upcoming documentary "The Beatles: Get Back.""The Lord of the Rings" director is assembling the film drawing from 56 hours of previously unseen footage of the band shot by Michael Lindsay-Hogg in 1969, as well as 150 hours of audio. The project is currently scheduled to hit US theaters in August."Get Back" is described as the story of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star when the Fab Four were preparing for their first live show in two years, showcasing their camaraderie and spirit as they wrote and rehearsed 14 new songs. " allowfullscreen>The film will include the band's last live performance as a group in London. The Beatles broke up in 1970.Although best-known for dramatic films, Jackson directed the World War I documentary "They Shall Not Grow Old" in 2018.Read MoreIn a video message, Jackson introduced an extended preview, noting that the film was due to be finished by now but has been delayed due to the Covid-19...
    A five-minute sneak peek at The Beatles: Get Back, a documentary collaboration between the band and filmmaker Peter Jackson, went live on YouTube and Disney Plus on Monday morning as a thank you for fans’ patience. The film, originally scheduled for release in 2020, faced production delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “We hope it will bring a smile to everyone’s faces and some much-needed joy at this difficult time,” Jackson said in a statement. The movie, which is now set to premiere in theaters on Aug. 27, 2021, draws from more than 60 hours of unseen footage shot in 1969 by the director Michael Lindsay-Hogg. Get Back was originally intended as a television special that year, but the project was put on hold, and the film never resumed. Jackson has finished the job, using the footage and more than 150 hours of unheard audio, all of which has been restored for modern screening. A news release from Disney says Get Back will follow John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Star “as they plan their first live show...
    Smart Ways to Make Your Small Bathroom Feel So Much Bigger USWNTs Alex Morgan leaving Tottenham Hotspur to return to the U.S. Watch a sneak peek of Peter Jacksons upcoming Beatles documentary, which was made from 56 hours of never-before-released footage © Provided by INSIDER The Beatles performing their last live public concert on the rooftop of the Apple Organization building on January 30, 1969. Express/Getty Images Filmmaker Peter Jackson shared the first glimpse of his upcoming Beatles documentary, "The Beatles: Get Back," on Monday.  The film shows the writing and recording sessions of what ended up being "Let It Be" ahead of The Beatles' final live concert in January 1969. The documentary is being constructed from 56 hours of unseen video and over 150 hours of unheard audio.  The project, which was first announced in January 2019 and acquired by Disney in March, is set to hit theaters in August 2021 after being delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Filmmaker Peter Jackson on Monday released the first footage from his forthcoming...
    Chris Willman September 10, 2020 11:12PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Variety. "'Forrest Gump' with a mantra" — that's the underlying premise, in a nutshell, of "Meeting the Beatles in India," which has filmmaker Paul Saltzman recounting the week he spent hanging with the Beatles under the tutelage of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi during their famous sojourn to the ashram in 1968. Saltzman has a tale to tell in having been nearly the only non-entourage-member along for the enlightenment alongside the Beatles for that legendary spiritual/media event. By virtue of the camera in his backpack, he also ended up being a house photographer, too… although he forgot about the wealth of stills in his basement for several decades afterward, maybe offering proof that there's such a thing as too much meditation. Read more from Variety: Diana Rigg, of "The Avengers" and "Game of Thrones," dies at 82 : It's all good reason enough for Saltzman to turn the camera on himself and a few choice expert witnesses here, even if none of the anecdotes or insights are especially profound. As...
    HULU has a plethora of documentaries to enjoy if you are looking to binge on stories inspired by real people and events. The streaming platform has a wide variety of documentaries to choose from involving music, celebrities, or every day people. Here are some of the most watched on Hulu. 1. Apollo 11 (2019) Trailer for 'Apollo 11' documentary Apollo 11 takes viewers back to 1969 as the world watched the human achievement of men landing on the moon.  At the time, everything was documented extensively, but the director and his team restored the footage to make it look crisp.  The story is then weaved all together with narration and the events that occurred to bring viewers as close to the mission as possible. Rotten Tomatoes rating: 99% 2. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week (2016) 9The Beatles: Eight Days a WeekCredit: Hulu This documentary follows one of the most popular bands all over the world, The Beatles, as they navigate through fame and shows they performed throughout their career. It was produced with the permission and cooperation of...
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