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    Jonathan Demme On Future Projects 'Old Fires,' 'Zeitoun' And 'This House We Live In'

    During the Marrakech Film Festival earlier this month we had a brief chat with director Jonathan Demme ("Stop Making Sense," "The Silence of the Lambs," "Rachel Getting Married," "Neil Young Journeys," etc), who was in town to give one of the festival’s Masterclasses (Darren Aronofsky was among the ...

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    Exclusive: Jonathan Demme Exits Stephen King Adaptation '11/22/63'

    Moving easily and often between documentaries and feature film projects, Jonathan Demme has always got a few things on the go at any given time. This year alone has seen him direct theater legends Wallace Shawn and André Gregory in their re-teaming in "Wally And André Shoot I...

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    Anthony Hopkins Discusses the Insecurities He Felt Playing 'Hitchcock' and How Darren Aronofsky Fared On the Set of 'Noah'

    Anthony Hopkins may very well be regarded as one of our greatest living actors, but that doesn't mean he's all that different from you and I. The 74-year-old, who insists you call him "Tony," is, as it turns out, insecure about his day job. This, despite the fact that Queen Elizabeth II knighted him...

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    Jonathan Demme Will Stoke 'Old Fires'

    You may think that Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme has had a quiet few years following 2008’s “Rachel Getting Married,” but that’s actually far from the truth. Since then Demme has directed a whole heap of documentary and concert films, and last year he was getting behi...

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    'California Solo,' 'Shepard & Dark,' Jonathan Demme Take Awards at Woodstock Film Festival

    At an awards ceremony Saturday night that seemed to zip by in record time, the 13th annual Woodstock Film Festival gave prizes to features "California Solo" and "Shepard & Dark," while also honoring Jonathan Demme and the late Bingham Ray.

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: A Tech-Free Future and a New Doc From Jonathan Demme

    Sure, Sunday seems to always be overcrowded with high-end TV (including "Boardwalk Empire," "Hell on Wheels," and the soon returning "Dexter," "Homeland" and "Treme"), but what to watch the rest of the week? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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    Venice Review: Jonathan Demme's 'Enzo Avitabile, Music Life' Blends Great Musical Performances & Shallow Documentary

    Over the centuries, Italy has contributed countless things to international culture. It was of course, the center of the Roman empire, the birthplace of the Renaissance and Da Vinci, and gave the world Vivaldi, Verdi, Dante, Calvino, Fellini and Antonioni. But at least in the 20th and 21st century, ...

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    Jonathan Demme's Post-Katrina Doc 'I'm Carolyn Parker...' Will Get A Limited Theatrical Run

    Originally scheduled to forgo a theatrical release and premiere on PBS on September 20, Jonathan Demme's post-Katrina documentary I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, The Mad And The Beautiful, will actually now head to theaters first, before its TV debut.

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    Jonathan Demme Discusses ‘Journeys’ & The Magic Of Neil Young

    Throughout most of his career, Jonathan Demme has been effortlessly bouncing between narrative and documentary filmmaking, the latter of which often revolves around music, starting with 1984’s groundbreaking concert film for Talking Heads, “Stop Making Sense.” Combining his filmmaking talents with h...

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    L.A. Film Fest Review: 'Neil Young Journeys' Is An Exhilarating & Emotional Ride With The Rock Star

    Neil Young is a salty dude. Forthcoming, irreverent, introspective, and witty, even as he approaches his mid-sixties, the musician has lost none of his rockability. The man is still writing new songs, for crying out loud, now nearly 50 years after the inception of Buffalo Springfield made him an int...

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