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Justin Timberlake's tour-ending shows to be filmed by Oscar-winning director

Justin Timberlake has announced the final tour dates of his “The 20/20 Experience World Tour,” and he’s enlisted some Oscar-worthy help to go out in style. 164 more words


Reel Music 32: STOP MAKING SENSE - 30th Anniversary Screening!

Thirty years after its release, Demme’s extraordinary Talking Heads concert movie, filmed over the course of three days at Hollywood’s historic Pantages Theatre, remains as fresh as ever. 149 more words

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Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense Turns 30

It’s the 30th anniversary of Stop Making Sense, the multi-platform masterwork from Talking Heads. To commemorate the flurry of incredible content from a band and a director in peak form, … 2,231 more words

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AS Media Studies: Overview for the Week of 10/13

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In honor of GLSEN’s Ally Week, we will study how Jonathan Demme’s film, Philadelphia (1993) affected the media presence and mainstream discussion of both homosexuality and AIDS in the early 1990s. 52 more words

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Rocks In The Attic #346: Talking Heads - ‘Stop Making Sense’ (1987)

The first time I was exposed to this album was seeing a clip of Jonathan Demme’s concert film in an Amsterdam bar. The place had a video jukebox, and somebody selected this. 309 more words


The Daily Cut: Bruce Springsteen "Streets Of Philadelphia"

Bruce Springsteen:  “Streets of Philadelphia”

ALBUMS:  Philadelphia soundtrack and Springsteen’s Greatest Hits

YEARS:  1994 (soundtrack) and 1995 (Greatest Hits)

WRITER:  Bruce Springsteen

Peaked at number-nine on the Billboard Hot 100. 163 more words