January 23, 2017

Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison doc coming to HBO


By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Martin Scorsese continues to dabble in music-related movies in between his coveted dramas. The “Shine a Light” director, who captured the Rolling Stones in concert, now turns his attentions to The Beatles for a George Harrison documentary that will air on HBO in October.

Rolling Stone magazine, which confirms the air dates of Oct. 5 and 6, says the doc consists of home movies, interviews and unseen footage of the late Beatle, thanks in part to the contributions of Harrison’s widow, Olivia.

Scorsese will “George Harrison: Living in the Material World,” which airs in two partsover the course of two days.

RS adds that the documentary “will include interviews with Harrison’s Beatles bandmates Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well as Yoko Ono, Phil Spector, George Martin and his close friend Eric Clapton.”

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Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

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