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75. "Stop Making Sense", Jonathan Demme (1984)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list.

Stop Making Sense

dir. Jonathan Demme (1984) cin. Jordan Cronenweth with The Talking Heads

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Celebrate Demme -- 'Stop Making Sense'

Jonathan Demme, noted producer, director and screenwriter, passed away on April 26th. To celebrate the life of Mr. Demme, art house theaters across the country will screen his ground-breaking 1984 documentary, ‘ 78 more words


Film Adaptation. Done Right.

You know how people say: “You should’ve seen it on the big screen“? I have discovered recently this also applies to The Silence of the Lambs… 350 more words


Philadelphia - Review


On some count it’s easy for me to say that Philadelphia isn’t really Jonathan Demme at the very best of his own ability because it feels like such a drastic change of pace to follow up from the comedies he was known for and the Oscar-winning The Silence of the Lambs. 1,036 more words

Film Reviews

The Greatest American Films Part 4: #8 The Silence of the Academy

(I did not realize that I still had 2 blogs active on the old Blogger format, this is a post from about 7 years ago that I found on there, I’m going to rip a few of those old posts and place them here then deactivate my old blog, I can’t say I still stand by this post in particular but maybe I will finally finish my series analyzing each of these films) 1,444 more words


Jonathan Demme's Short, Final Film Takes Center Stage At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Power of Rock, a 12-minute film by Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director who died of cancer and heart disease in April, is the centerpiece of a new exhibit opening this weekend at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. 310 more words

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Stop Making Sense

By Some Asshole Who Thinks He Can Review Movies.

Concert films are a rare breed of documentary film, and it kind of makes sense when you stop to think about it. 700 more words