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Jonathan Demme

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Everything You Need to Know About the Film That Inspired “Final Transmission”

Documentary Now! pays tribute to “Stop Making Sense”.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Movie That Inspired “Parker Gail’s Location is Everything”

Documentary Now! pays homage to Spalding Gray’s legacy.

Neil Young in Heart of Gold

Tim Grierson on Jonathan Demme’s terrific Neil Young documentaries

Over the last several years, “Silence of the Lambs” director Jonathan Demme has made a trilogy of concert films about Neil Young. The final installment, “Neil Young Journeys,” is a fitting conclusion to this invaluable series.

Jonathan Demme to write, direct, and produce adaptation of Stephen King’s “11/22/63” (photo)

Jonathan Demme to write, direct, and produce adaptation of Stephen King’s “11/22/63”

Yesterday we got word that the “Harry Potter” duo of David Yates and Steve Kloves were reuniting for a series of films based on Stephen King’s novel The Stand, and now we have news of yet another work from the horror novelist getting the big-screen treatment. According to Variety, Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme has picked […]

Swimming With Wholphins (photo)

Swimming With Wholphins

It’s time again to note the landing of a new Wholphin, number ten this time in the biannual subscription series from Dave Eggers’ McSweeney‘s mill, and now more than ever it seems a vital project, even as our free time becomes increasingly consumed by watching and sharing viral “shorts” on YouTube. Actually, what often spurs […]

“He Doesn’t Have My Permission to Die Yet!”: Twelve Evil Movie Wardens (photo)

“He Doesn’t Have My Permission to Die Yet!”: Twelve Evil Movie Wardens

Nobody wants to go to jail. But if you’ve got to go to jail, just hope you don’t do it in the movies. Odds are if you’re going to movie jail, you’re going to wind up at the mercy of some jerk warden (or captain or superintendent or game show host of a dystopian future) […]

Meeting Mr. or Ms. Wrong (photo)

Meeting Mr. or Ms. Wrong

IFC.com’s newest web series “Like So Many Things…” premieres today, and co-creators Marin Gazzaniga and Anslem Richardson offer up their thoughts on the best films about romances that are anything but easy. “Now it isn’t that I don’t like you, Susan, because, after all, in moments of quiet, I’m strangely drawn toward you, but, well, […]

Taking a Break with Tunde Adebimpe (photo)

Taking a Break with Tunde Adebimpe

Tunde Adebimpe may be best known for fronting the beloved Brooklyn band TV on the Radio, but he’s a man of multiple talents. Schooled as a visual artist, he worked as an animator after graduating from Tisch. His first acting role was in a classmate’s short, “Jorge” (1998), which became a feature, “Jump Tomorrow” (2001), […]

Alison at the Wedding/Matt Getting Married (photo)

Alison at the Wedding/Matt Getting Married

Podcaster, IFC News on-air host and general man about town Matt Singer is getting hitched, and in honor of his impending nuptials, this week’s podcast takes a look at significant film wedding scenes, two of our favorite wedding movie clich├ęs, and the heated discussions that have sprung from this year’s major marital-themed picture, Jonathan Demme’s […]

Life’s like a movie – political edition.

“McCain’s situation really does mirror Snakes On A Plane,” posits David Poland at the Hot Blog, who goes on to present a bizarre and elaborate box office metaphor that I don’t buy, but enjoyed anyway: “But then… it turns out that the only movie opening against it is a Denzel Washington movie. Yeah, he’s a […]