Culture Journal Ireland

Review of Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead; shown as part of the Nerve Centre’s current program, is an off the wall tale of a week in the life of legendery jazz musician Miles Davis, written and starring Don Cheadle. The basic premise of the film involves Davis and aspiring music journalist (played by Ewan McGregor) running around Los Angeles in a car chasing gangsters who have stolen Davis’ records. In between car chases, parties, and drug fueled arguements you get a glimpse of a Miles Davis that is unknown to most, a man who is in love, the subject of that love being Frances Taylor, proported to be the one true love (other than jazz)…

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