Brooke Smith remembers what it was like to belt “American Girl” in the Jonathan Demme classic.
"There is a place in my heart for you, always," wrote Thandie Newton.
The film won five Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.
John Berger, Piotr Anderszewski and Yasmine Hamdan at the Lisbon Estoril Festival: A Sublime Coincidence of Text and Music
("I don't know anything! The only thing I know is that that is an angel!") The effect was exquisite. The audience--which
Jonathan Demme's Ricki and the Flash is one of those near-misses that feels as though a lot of discussion went into the rationale behind every wrong-headed decision.
Two elements bind this production together in a superlative way... humor and pathos, and deep intelligence.
"Now, finally -- maybe this year -- more and more people, me included, are starting to really wake up to the challenge [the
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme joins Ricky to discuss the LGBT criticism of "Silence of the Lambs."
Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.
With credits dating back to 1954, Roger Corman has one of Hollywood's longest running careers, and every step of the way has fearlessly pioneered ideas in filmmaking, through all of new media's many definitions over the decades.
It's easy to condemn the actions of suicide bombers, but it's much harder to understand why people embrace such toxic philosophies in the first place. What's most alarming about the situation depicted in Horses of God is that it could happen anywhere.
Perhaps the reason Demme's film hit so close to home for me is because my mother is Neapolitan. But that would be too easy
Demme returns to the paranoid thriller with Line of Sight... John Lasseter digs into his studies for Monsters University... Don't go in that Abandoned Mine...