I went searching for a good video at the library the other day and came home with Searching for Sugar Man, the true story of Sixto Rodriguez, a singer/songwriter from Detroit who was famous and didn't even know it.
My desire to be blown away was more than satisfied. I found the inspiration I must have been seeking in the amazing story of this humble, awkward man and his music that helped end apartheid. Not only that, but in the "extras" you'll learn what a labor of love this movie was for the filmmaker/director, who (after funding was pulled) finished it himself on his laptop.
I felt like the movie turned a little key inside my mind, and hopefully some new songs will come tumbling out. I definitely recommend picking up a copy of this movie at your local library and watching it, if only for the very cool sound track and Detroit footage.
Long live Rodriguez!