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Melvin and Howard (1980, Jonathan Demme)

!!! A+ FILM !!!

Jonathan Demme’s Melvin and Howard — a California/Nevada travelogue of sorts — is less about the real events it dramatizes than about the world in which those events took place. 1,155 more words

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SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)

Oscar season is over. Sunday night showed that the Academy loves self-reflexive, post-modernism, but is less set on diversity or storytelling achievement. Will film lovers in twenty years be arguing that Boyhood should have won over Birdman the same as they are about the 1995 Forrest Gump-Shawshank Redemption-Pulp Fiction mishap? 786 more words

Song Of The Day: Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses

In honor of director Jonathan Demme’s birthday, I give you Goodbye Horses. Demme’s use of this song in the pivotal Buffalo Bill pushback scene in Silence of The Lambs, burned an image in our retinas with which this song will always be linked. 34 more words

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Happy birthday, Jonathan Demme

Best known, and rightly so, for directing Silence Of The Lambs, Demme also directed an episode of one of the greatest American TV shows ever, Columbo. 63 more words

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MERYL STREEP To Play Rocker "Ricki" of RICKI and the FLAMES

Nothing gets me more excited and perked up-than the strings of Melissa Etheridge’s guitar coming out to “I’m The Only One.” That is one of my favorite songs! 199 more words

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Music in Motion: Concert Movies Directed by Famous Filmmakers

A  few weeks ago I had the chance to watch a few concert movies on the big screen with a bunch of friends.    The first two I watched were “ 1,089 more words

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THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)

Director of Photography: Tak Fujimoto

Director: Jonathan Demme

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