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Made In Texas Not All Great

Jonathan Demme’s Made In Texas is a collection of six short films he made while in Austin, Texas in 1980.

First the first time in decades the collection is being toured around to various film festivals. 18 more words

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"The Master Builder": My Jonathan Demme movie with Andre

In 1994, Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn made an acclaimed movie out of Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” called “Vanya on 42nd Street.” Over 20 years later, they’ve made their next movie together. 617 more words

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Film Review: Jonathan Demme Presents Made in Texas

Once upon a time in 1980, a film and music journalist (and future South by Southwest founder) named Louis Black introduced director Jonathan Demme ( 350 more words


PTS Presents The Gary Young Special Episode 1: Michael Mann's MANHUNTER and Jonathan Demme's SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

Our first monthly series with screenwriter Gary Young, where we discuss Michael Mann’s MANHUNTER and Jonathan Demme’s SILENCE OF THE LAMBS.  We also get into the television series HANNIBAL as well as Ridley Scott’s HANNIBAL and we briefly touch upon Brett Ratner’s RED DRAGON. 7 more words


An Odd Turn: Something Wild

It frustrates me when a film establishes itself with a strong premise; one that doesn’t necessarily allow itself to be obviously driven by the Hollywood standards, where things are happening but its pure essence is what remains rewarding. 538 more words

The Best Seat in the House

This Thursday, June 11, is our tenth (!) wedding anniversary. I’ve been trying, with limited success, to wrap my head around this. Nancy and I met at the movies. 1,329 more words


The Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents: Another Telepathic Thing

Another Telepathic Thing, a film by Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme, will be shown on June 8 at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. Based on Mark Twain’s “The Mysterious Stranger,” … 286 more words