- April 19, 2018Read more
The Rock And Roll Detective walks the red carpet in Hollywood at the premier of the award-winning Indie film, “When I Sing” starring Linda Chorney and co-starring Jim Berkenstadt. The film has already won the Hollywood Independent Reel Film Festival Best Film Award and the Remi Award at the Houston Film Festival. This is the first feature film role for
- March 9, 2017Read more
There is a new Beatles movie coming soon! The movie rights for The Beatle Who Vanished, a book by Jim Berkenstadt about the life of drummer Jimmie Nicol who was a Beatle for 13 days, have been secured by Alex Orbison, son of Roy Orbison on behalf of the family’s Roy’s Boys Films, and Ashley Hamilton’s 449 Productions. Hamilton is the
- November 10, 2016Read more
Jim Berkenstadt, aka the Rock And Roll Detective, was privileged to serve as the historical consultant on a new film documentary about Smart Studios; that launched no less than some of the greatest bands of 1990s alternative rock. The Smart Studios Story DVD has just been released on Record Store Day (11/25/16). Here is a brief history of the studio
- September 9, 2016Read more
The film entitled, The Beatles: Eight Days A Week –The Touring Years debuted in theaters and on Hulu September 17, 2016. The film contains rare and exclusive footage of The Beatles touring years, produced with the full cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison and Yoko Ono. It is directed by Ron Howard.