1. Sound of Metal

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

Genres: Drama
Directors: Darius Marder
Starring: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci

2. Whiplash

A skilled young drummer is promoted to his school’s top-tier jazz band, where he clashes with an obsessive music teacher and his intense methods. Triple Oscar winner, including Best Supporting Actor J.K. Simmons.

Genres: Drama
Directors: Damien Chazelle
Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist

3. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

A wild and wicked send-up of every musical biopic ever made, WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY is gut-busting proof that when it comes to hard rocking, living and laughing, a hard man is good to find.

Genres: Comedy
Directors: Jake Kasdan
Starring: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Tim Meadows

4. Inside Llewyn Davis

An aspiring singer-songwriter navigates the 1960s folk-music scene in New York City’s Greenwich Village.

Genres: Drama
Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Starring: Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, Adam Driver

5. Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense captures the enormous energy and joyous highs of the Talking Heads live performance. Band members David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison are joined by Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steve Scales, Lynn Mabry and Edna Holt in this groundbreaking concert film that is packed with the Talking Heads most memorable songs.

Genres: Music Videos and Concerts, Documentary
Directors: Jonathan Demme
Starring: David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison