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Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Rating: 4/5

Director: Jonathan Demme

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie Dewitt, Bill Irwin, Debra Winger

Rachel Getting Married is a film not so much about said Rachel getting married, as it is about her temporarily-rehab-free, nine months sober sister Kym. 760 more words

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Q&A: Jodie Foster on The Silence Of The Lambs


WHEN: 3/11

It’s hard to believe that Jodie Foster wasn’t the first choice to play rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling but it was a part she lobbied hard to play. 500 more words


Brush with death leaves Neil Young grateful

(Neil Young, left, with Jonathan Demme)


 Jonathan Demme orders orange juice for himself, Neil Young and a reporter at downtown’s Zoom Restaurant in Park City, Utah – a refreshing way to begin a morning interview on behalf of the concert film “Neil Young: Heart of Gold.” 1,001 more words

Silence Of The Lambs

Silence Of The Lambs

Director: Jonathan Demme

Theatrical Release: February 14, 1991

IMDB: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Roger Ebert: 3.5/4
Buffalo Will: 100%

Short and Sweet: 731 more words


Bit Review: Goodfellas (1990)

What makes Goodfellas (1990) such a good movie still today after 27 years? The casting of Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci? The excellent soundtrack chronicling the time and the place? 509 more words

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"Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural" (1973)

“Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural” takes place in the American south, during the prohibition era, (1920-1933). At the outset of the film the protagonist, virtuous teenager, Lila Lee, portrayed by Cheryl “Rainbeaux” Smith… 1,291 more words


2017 Movie #107: Stop Making Sense (1984)

In Stop Making Sense, the Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs)-directed concert film for Talking Heads, the iconic ’80s new wave quartet, lead singer David Byrne grabs your attention and hypnotizes you in non-stop action, presenting a series of characters and personas that differ from song to song, culminating in the unmistakable image of Byrne, suited in a comically oversized suit, wiggling his arms and legs, in almost dizzying fashion. 344 more words