Subject:

Jonathan Demme

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Music Films Come to Life at Houston Cinema Arts Festival

    It's not by design, but the fifth installment of the Houston Cinema Arts Festival is so packed with music-oriented films, both narrative and documentary, that it makes a pretty damn good music festival all by itself -- complete with several live performances. Pairing music with films has always bee ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    Neil Young's Ragged Glories

    Jonathan Demme directs Journeys, a documentary aboout the Canadian singer-songwriter.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    The Best Concert Movies Of All Time

    ​A quick note before CHL starts this hlist. We define a concert movie as a flick that documents one or more shows on a tour. More narrative-oriented rock flicks like D.A. Pennebaker's Bob Dylan mash note Don't Look Back, Charles Peterson's grunge chronicle Hype!, and of course the lighthearted ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Film

    December 4, 2008
  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Stop Making Sense

    Talking Heads concert film is a good reason to stay up late

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    Happy Birthday, Shakey

    As one of rock's premier songwriters, guitarists and even vocalists - that reedy tenor grows on you, big-time - Neil Young's body of work is second only to Bob Dylan's in terms of quality-to-amount ratio. But Young, who turns 63 today, is and has been many other things: cerebral-palsy activist, Farm ... More >>

  • Film

    October 16, 2008

    The Other Sister: Rachel Getting Married

    Anne Hathaway makes a compelling bad girl in Jonathan Demme's pedestrian family drama

  • Film

    September 11, 2008

    Oh, Canada

    Midway through the Toronto film fest, and things are looking bleak

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Jimmy Carter Man From Plains

    Demme follows Carter's controversial book tour, and ends up with the same old narrative

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • Home Entertainment

    February 1, 2007
  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Iraq's Cinema of Longing

    A conversation with director James Longley

  • Film

    December 21, 2006

    2006 Year In Review: Taking the Long View

    Children of Men and the value of an unedited shot

  • Home Entertainment

    June 15, 2006
  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Second Run

    Celebrating the overachieving, underhyped movies of 2004

  • Film

    July 29, 2004

    Summer Camp

    Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Radio Free Haiti

    Jonathan Demme's documentary brings a joyful revolutionary to the screen

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003

    Vanity Fare

    Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?

  • Film

    October 24, 2002

    Charlie's Angles

    Jonathan Demme does Charade in his own carefree way

  • Film

    October 17, 2002

    Happy Gilmore Gets Serious

    Adam Sandler is deliberately disturbing in Punch-Drunk Love

  • Film

    October 3, 2002

    Flesh for Fantasy

    Dreamy Red Dragon completes the Hannibal boxed set

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Film

    October 4, 2001

    White Stripe Fever

    Joy Ride parlays a CB radio prank into genuine highway horror

  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Blowin' Smoke

    Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven

  • Film

    February 8, 2001

    Quid Pro Quo?

    More adversaries than partners, Silence and Hannibal actively work against each other

  • Calendar

    August 19, 1999

    Twice in a Lifetime

    Stop Making Sense

  • Film

    October 15, 1998

    Moved by the Spirit

    Post-slavery Beloved unleashes emotions

  • Culture

    August 27, 1998

    People's Art

    Personalities are as diverse as the art at Blaffer Gallery

  • Calendar

    July 2, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 2 - 8, 1998

  • Film

    June 19, 1997

    Humblebees

    In Ulee's Gold, Victor Nunez's sticky-sweet direction lacks sting

  • Film

    April 10, 1997

    A Killer

    Grosse Pointe Blank aims high and hits its target

  • Culture

    January 27, 1994
  • Film

    January 13, 1994

    The Silence of the Lambs

    Hollywood emerges from its AIDS innocence to produce the engaging, but predictable, Philadelphia

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