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Film Form: February in History... The Silence of the Lambs

Cannibalism. Face skinning. Moths.

These are some of the words that come to mind when one thinks of Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs.  200 more words

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Jonathan Demme's Diversity Challenge To Academy: Recalibrate Current Nominations - Guest Column

After generating a long string of diverse and disruptive narrative and documentary features including the Oscar winning The Silence of the Lambs, Jonathan Demme is vexed by the lack of diversity in the past two Oscars. 493 more words

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Silence of the Lambs (1991) and the Screaming of the Lambs Moment

The One-Line Summary: When a brutal serial killer is skinning victims, and the daughter of a prominent woman goes missing, F.B.I. cadet Clarice Starling (Jody Foster) is put on the case to speak with imprisoned Dr.Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a supremely intelligent psychopath who she hopes will give her insight into catching the murderer and saving the girl, though his cat and mouse games tests the gifted agent at every dangerous turn. 441 more words

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Cover: Moths and Misogyny: The Silence of the Lambs (1991), a Feminist Theory

* This essay contains plot spoilers that are necessary for a proper analysis.

Envision yourself as an F.B.I. trainee. Based on academic performance and bureau potential, you are given a special assignment: to profile a serial killer who consumes human flesh. 846 more words


Ricki & the Flash (Home Release) Audio Review: Miserable Meryl

Director: Jonathan Demme

Writer: Diablo Cody

Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Rick Springfield

Release date: August 7th, 2015

Distributor: TriStar Pictures

Country: USA… 12 more words


4 Shots From 4 Films: Black Sunday, 8 1/2, I maniaci, Caged Heat

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films is all about letting the visuals do the talking. 36 more words


I don’t think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense...

I don’t think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films. – Jonathan Demme: http://dlvr.it/CzkG1B

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