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    WATCH: Trailers from Hell Takes on Jonathan Demme's Zippy Sophomore Feature, 'Crazy Mama'

    Director David DeCoteau breaks down the New World Pictures release, featuring Cloris Leachman, Dick Miller, and Donny Most.

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    WATCH: Why Jonathan Demme's 'Stop Making Sense' Is a Concert Film for the Ages

    Emmy winner Allan Arkush and Trailers from Hell break down Demme's 1984 Talking Heads documentary, which defies viewers to "just sit on their couch and watch."

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    Daily Reads: Michael Mann on Digital Innovation and Diversity, 'The X-Files' as a Love Story, and More

    Plus: Celebrating "The Silence of the Lambs" for its use of subjective camera, and "Bunheads" as the first "Gilmore Girls" revival.

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    WATCH: In 'Jonathan Demme Presents: Made in Texas,' Six Films That Influenced a Generation of Indie Filmmakers

    After seeing two of these shorts, now available on DVD and Blu-ray from the University of Texas Press, Richard Linklater was inspired to move to Austin to begin his film career.

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    This Week In Home Video: 'Ricki and the Flash,' 'Shaun the Sheep Movie,' and More

    Plus: "Ikiru" and "Dont Look Back" on Criterion, and Peter Greenaway's "Drowning By Numbers" on DVD.

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    Criticwire Classic of the Week: Jonathan Demme's 'Stop Making Sense'

    The best concert film ever made is joy incarnate.

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    Jonathan Demme to Receive Visionary Award in Venice

    Also a jury president on the Lido this year, the director will receive a career-spanning prize on September 3.

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