Search - Isaac Hayes - The Black Moses of Soul on DVD


Isaac Hayes - The Black Moses of Soul
Isaac Hayes - The Black Moses of Soul
Actor: Isaac Hayes
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2004     1hr 18min


     
1

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actor: Isaac Hayes
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Rock & Roll, Other Music
Studio: Sofa
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 05/11/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 18min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Similar Movies


Similarly Requested DVDs

21
Single-Disc Edition
   PG-13   2008   2hr 3min
   
Much Ado About Nothing
   PG-13   2003   1hr 51min
   
Sweet Home Alabama
   PG-13   2003   1hr 48min
   
Winter of Frozen Dreams
Director: Eric Mandelbaum
   R   2009   1hr 32min
   
The Hunt for Red October
Special Collector's Edition
Director: John McTiernan
   PG   2003   2hr 14min
Mysterious Ways
Director: Mysterious Ways
?
   NR   2008   1hr 30min
   
Losing Isaiah
Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
   R   2003   1hr 51min
   
Patch Adams
Director: Tom Shadyac
   PG-13   2002   1hr 55min
   
A Prairie Home Companion
Director: Robert Altman
   PG-13   2006   1hr 45min
   
 

Movie Reviews

Wish I'd been there
Sir Grand Citizen | Earth | 01/17/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"This is probably a great show by Isaac--- too bad the audio is so tinny and high-pitched that even the most hardcore fan will turn it off after about 20 minutes. The audience seems to drown-out the action on-stage. I appreciate the age of the document, but even still... damn.
It's a shame."
I, for one, enjoyed it myself
Andre M. | Mt. Pleasant, SC United States | 05/17/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Okay, I saw this yesterday after finding a $5 copy at a local discount shop along with some last minute dark socks for work. In spite of the previous reviews, I personally thought it was quite good.

Granted, this WAS filmed in 1973 and not digitally remastered. A few annoying seventies effects such as the fuzzy double -exposures appear from time to time. But the SHOW and the MUSIC are the things here!

Ike's band "The Movement" and his lovely background singers (as well as the pit orchestra) ROCKS! The show beings with a bald female dancer doing her thing and when Ike comes out in a grand entrance (smiliar to his classic onstage introduction with Jesse Jackson in WATTSTAX a few months earlier), Ike and the bald sister dancer get together in what appears to be either a prayer, a long embrace of love, or perhaps both. In either case, it's a beautiful sight and the audience responds accordingly-and the show beings.

This is not the same song set from Ike's WATTSTAX appearance from 1972 on DVD that has the SHAFT sountrack material. This focuses on the slower love songs he made famous such as his covers of BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX, THE LOOK OF LOVE, NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE, LIGHT MY FIRE, and his own classic I STAND ACCUSED. The ending of the latter is a sight to behold.

This is valuable, as VERY few live Soul or R&B concerts from the classic Soul and Rhythm and Blues era (late 1940s to about 1982) are domesticlally available on non-bootleg DVDs (the legendary bootlegs of James Brown's THE TAMI SHOW and LIVE AT THE BOSTON GARDEN APRIL 5, 1968 come to mind). So we are quite lucky to have this.

In one episode of GOOD TIMES circa 1974, Bernadette Stanis and her boyfriend are shown planning to attend an Issac Hayes concert. This is what they would have seen. Enjoy, and encourage DVD companies to bring MORE Classic Soul concerts from these artists in their PRIME to light!"