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"[G]ripping....He is pious. stubborn, compassionate, testy, moral, unreasonable, and wise." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "In keeping with his subject, Demme's filmmaking style is unobtrusive....[Carter] is a fascinating and often contradictory figure."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "The central premise of Jonathan Demme's documentary is that the US made a big mistake in not re-electing Jimmy Carter....The former President is eloquently unflinching..."Empire46.12383

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"...One of the best performance movies ever made..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Total Film "...A rock concert film that looks and sounds like no other....It may well help inspire [rock films] of the future." New York Times "...It captures Talking Heads at their artistic apex, in a way that holds up as cinema, as opposed to music video....STOP MAKING SENSE is a masterpiece..." Chicago Sun-Times "...One of the most brilliantly edited movies of any kind from any era..." USA Today "...This is a magnificent performance by America's greatest rainbow-funk art-and-party band..." Rolling Stone "[W]hat many regard as the perfect concert movie. Filmed in exemplary manner by Jonathan Demme, it appeared to be a seemingly effortless exercise in building momentum." Mojo45.99653

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"...One of the best performance movies ever made..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Total Film "...A rock concert film that looks and sounds like no other....It may well help inspire [rock films] of the future." New York Times "...It captures Talking Heads at their artistic apex, in a way that holds up as cinema, as opposed to music video....STOP MAKING SENSE is a masterpiece..." Chicago Sun-Times "...One of the most brilliantly edited movies of any kind from any era..." USA Today "...This is a magnificent performance by America's greatest rainbow-funk art-and-party band..." Rolling Stone "[W]hat many regard as the perfect concert movie. Filmed in exemplary manner by Jonathan Demme, it appeared to be a seemingly effortless exercise in building momentum." Mojo45.99653

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"[A] scary summer flick about mind control and corporate conspiracy." Entertainment Weekly "All hell breaks loose as Demme catches the audience in a vise of churning suspense and corrosive wit." Rolling Stone "[An] exceptionally intelligent entertainment and a high point of director Jonathan Demme's career."Los Angeles Times "[A] strong and substantial work....[It] feels not just refreshingly vital but uncannily topical." Sight and Sound "Intelligent and engrossing....Demme's movie shares more of a kindred spirit with documentaries like FAHRENHEIT 9/11 than with its big-budget studio peers." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith the excellent Liev Schreiber cast as the political candidate whose past as a hero of the Gulf War isn't what it appears."Ultimate DVD45.95515

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"[A] scary summer flick about mind control and corporate conspiracy." Entertainment Weekly "All hell breaks loose as Demme catches the audience in a vise of churning suspense and corrosive wit." Rolling Stone "[An] exceptionally intelligent entertainment and a high point of director Jonathan Demme's career."Los Angeles Times "[A] strong and substantial work....[It] feels not just refreshingly vital but uncannily topical." Sight and Sound "Intelligent and engrossing....Demme's movie shares more of a kindred spirit with documentaries like FAHRENHEIT 9/11 than with its big-budget studio peers." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith the excellent Liev Schreiber cast as the political candidate whose past as a hero of the Gulf War isn't what it appears."Ultimate DVD45.95515

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"[A] scary summer flick about mind control and corporate conspiracy."Entertainment Weekly "[A] strong and substantial work....[It] feels not just refreshingly vital but uncannily topical."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith the excellent Liev Schreiber cast as the political candidate whose past as a hero of the Gulf War isn't what it appears."Ultimate DVD "All hell breaks loose as Demme catches the audience in a vise of churning suspense and corrosive wit."Rolling Stone "[An] exceptionally intelligent entertainment and a high point of director Jonathan Demme's career."Los Angeles Times "Intelligent and engrossing....Demme's movie shares more of a kindred spirit with documentaries like FAHRENHEIT 9/11 than with its big-budget studio peers."Uncut45.95515

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"[A] scary summer flick about mind control and corporate conspiracy."Entertainment Weekly "[A] strong and substantial work....[It] feels not just refreshingly vital but uncannily topical."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith the excellent Liev Schreiber cast as the political candidate whose past as a hero of the Gulf War isn't what it appears."Ultimate DVD "All hell breaks loose as Demme catches the audience in a vise of churning suspense and corrosive wit."Rolling Stone "[An] exceptionally intelligent entertainment and a high point of director Jonathan Demme's career."Los Angeles Times "Intelligent and engrossing....Demme's movie shares more of a kindred spirit with documentaries like FAHRENHEIT 9/11 than with its big-budget studio peers."Uncut45.95515

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] loose, lively, unhurried and unmissable gem....The acting is of the highest caliber. Winger, magnificent and too long between films, is a volcano of repressed anger."Rolling Stone "It's a humorous and moving family drama, interspersed with plenty of stark realism....Hathaway is wonderful in the role. Her nervous laughter, edginess and quick temper blend convincingly with her need for attention and vulnerability."USA Today "It's a gratifying return to his independent film roots for Oscar-winning director Demme, a powerful screenwriting debut for Jenny Lumet, a Herculean job of hand-held cinematography by Declan Quinn and a career-changing performance by Anne Hathaway..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he wonderful thing about RACHEL GETTING MARRIED is how expansive it seems....it has an undeniable and authentic vitality, an exuberance of spirit, that feels welcome and rare."New York Times "[T]he script, by Jenny Lumet, is a fully woven web of love, jealousy, and enabling demons....A triumph -- Demme's finest work since THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and a movie that tingles with life." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly Ranked #9 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[The filmmakers] dig deep into the joy and pain of being part of a family."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "It has laughs, sadness, a handheld camera style, excellent music and a spiky, complex heroine....This is raw, intimate, vital drama, and Demme's best film since LAMBS."Empire Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[Hathaway] does a study of toxic narcissism that marks her as the most vibrant actress of her generation."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] gut-kicking performances from a talented cast....All effectively observed by director Jonathan Demme's handheld camera."Total Film45.8427

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] loose, lively, unhurried and unmissable gem....The acting is of the highest caliber. Winger, magnificent and too long between films, is a volcano of repressed anger."Rolling Stone "It's a humorous and moving family drama, interspersed with plenty of stark realism....Hathaway is wonderful in the role. Her nervous laughter, edginess and quick temper blend convincingly with her need for attention and vulnerability."USA Today "It's a gratifying return to his independent film roots for Oscar-winning director Demme, a powerful screenwriting debut for Jenny Lumet, a Herculean job of hand-held cinematography by Declan Quinn and a career-changing performance by Anne Hathaway..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he wonderful thing about RACHEL GETTING MARRIED is how expansive it seems....it has an undeniable and authentic vitality, an exuberance of spirit, that feels welcome and rare."New York Times "[T]he script, by Jenny Lumet, is a fully woven web of love, jealousy, and enabling demons....A triumph -- Demme's finest work since THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and a movie that tingles with life." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly Ranked #9 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[The filmmakers] dig deep into the joy and pain of being part of a family."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "It has laughs, sadness, a handheld camera style, excellent music and a spiky, complex heroine....This is raw, intimate, vital drama, and Demme's best film since LAMBS."Empire Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[Hathaway] does a study of toxic narcissism that marks her as the most vibrant actress of her generation."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] gut-kicking performances from a talented cast....All effectively observed by director Jonathan Demme's handheld camera."Total Film45.84269

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"...Superbly crafted....THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS slams you like a sudden blast of bone-chilling, pulse-pounding terror..." Rolling Stone "...A sombre masterpiece....The film creates a world drained of light, counterpointed by a sinister and unsettling score..." Sight and Sound "...[A] superbly crafted, unsettling movie....Demme pumps up the tension to a deafening din..." -- 4 out of 4 stars USA Today "LAMBS remains a great film. A groundbreaking film." -- Grade: A Entertainment Weekly "...Hopkins' performance may be the film's bravura showpiece, but Foster's goes the whole distance, steadfast, controlled, heartbreakingly insightful, a fine addition to her gallery of characterizations..." Los Angeles Times "Hopkins's portrayal of the world's most urbane serial killer is a wonder of both actorly invention and villainous instinct." Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "[S]till the definitive upmarket serial killer thriller, achieving the almost unprecedented feat of winning all five major Oscar categories..." Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] rare horror that transcends the genre and has arguably become a modern classic."Ultimate DVD45.64726

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"...Superbly crafted....THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS slams you like a sudden blast of bone-chilling, pulse-pounding terror..." Rolling Stone "...A sombre masterpiece....The film creates a world drained of light, counterpointed by a sinister and unsettling score..." Sight and Sound "...[A] superbly crafted, unsettling movie....Demme pumps up the tension to a deafening din..." -- 4 out of 4 stars USA Today "LAMBS remains a great film. A groundbreaking film." -- Grade: A Entertainment Weekly "...Hopkins' performance may be the film's bravura showpiece, but Foster's goes the whole distance, steadfast, controlled, heartbreakingly insightful, a fine addition to her gallery of characterizations..." Los Angeles Times "Hopkins's portrayal of the world's most urbane serial killer is a wonder of both actorly invention and villainous instinct." Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "[S]till the definitive upmarket serial killer thriller, achieving the almost unprecedented feat of winning all five major Oscar categories..." Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] rare horror that transcends the genre and has arguably become a modern classic."Ultimate DVD45.64726

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"...Demme finds haunting overtones....SOMETHING WILD also has three first-class performances..."Los Angeles Times "...A buoyant road-movie romance....[Griffith and Daniels] make a charming couple of liars....Exuberant..."New York Times "...Conceptually and stylistically compelling....SOMETHING WILD gets better the wilder and bolder it becomes..."Variety45.60294

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"...Demme finds haunting overtones....SOMETHING WILD also has three first-class performances..."Los Angeles Times "...A buoyant road-movie romance....[Griffith and Daniels] make a charming couple of liars....Exuberant..."New York Times "...Conceptually and stylistically compelling....SOMETHING WILD gets better the wilder and bolder it becomes..."Variety45.60294

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"...[A] film of shocking immediacy and surpassing tenderness..." Rolling Stone "...Grab[s] you by the throat....In a just world, both Newton and Elise would have vied for Best Supporting Actress..." Entertainment Weekly "...Expressionistic photography, meticulous editing and one of the year's most memorable scores..." USA Today "...[Winfrey has] assembled everything perfectly..." Premiere "...[A] transfixing, deeply felt adaptation of Toni Morrison's novel....Mr. Demme succeeds uncannily well in bringing the novel's pulse to the screen..." New York Times "...Morrison's wrenching story has been filmed with remarkable skill and restraint..."Box Office "...Newton hits the right unnerving notes with her work here....Her Beloved is a truly disconcerting, unfathomable presence....It gives the film the critical sense of unease the book has..." Los Angeles Times45.60294

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"...Lovely, skittish farce....Pfeiffer is startlingly touching....[Stockwell] steals the show..." Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...An entertaining narrative....Demme's natural, streetwise wit has always been a distinctive element of his work, but never has his talent for closely observed satire been so evident..."Sight and Sound "...[Pfeiffer's] performance is the picture's linchpin -- warm, delicately timed and utterly infectious..."Los Angeles Times45.60294

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"...Lovely, skittish farce....Pfeiffer is startlingly touching....[Stockwell] steals the show..." Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...An entertaining narrative....Demme's natural, streetwise wit has always been a distinctive element of his work, but never has his talent for closely observed satire been so evident..."Sight and Sound "...[Pfeiffer's] performance is the picture's linchpin -- warm, delicately timed and utterly infectious..."Los Angeles Times45.60294

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"...Landmark..." - Recommended Premiere "...A moving experience....PHILADELPHIA is successful because it is intelligent, sensitive and committed..." Sight and Sound "...As a piece of moviemaking PHILADELPHIA often works wonderfully well..." Entertainment Weekly "...PHILADELPHIA is a good movie...and the Hanks performance is one of the best of the year..." Chicago Sun-Times45.58874

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irector Jonathan Demme showcases Neil Young's blazing guitar and bruised wonder of a voice....Essential Neil Young."Rolling Stone "The set list, a mix of old and new, is a rarefied collection reflecting the rocker's eclectic stylistic range. Young is always a singular force onstage..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Young is a true master of the six-string cri de coeur and the Massey Hall concert shows us the grizzled singer at his angry and plaintive best."Box Office "Thunder rumbling up from the center of the earth with scraggly flashes of lightning amid fire and flood: that describes the sound of Neil Youngs amplified guitar in Jonathan Demmes compelling new concert film, NEIL YOUNG JOURNEYS."New York Times "[A] spare and intriguing film....The folk-rocker's modest storytelling style never gets lost in minutiae or sentimental reveries -- like his songwriting, it's succinct and poignant."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's an intimate performance portrait, divided among new material from his 2010 album LE NOISE and many of his classics."Chicago Sun-Times "[An] engrossing combination of road-trip documentary and concert film."Movieline "[R]evelatory, precisely because it feels less like a message in a time capsule than like lightning in a bottle." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club0.7487233

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irector Jonathan Demme showcases Neil Young's blazing guitar and bruised wonder of a voice....Essential Neil Young."Rolling Stone "The set list, a mix of old and new, is a rarefied collection reflecting the rocker's eclectic stylistic range. Young is always a singular force onstage..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Young is a true master of the six-string cri de coeur and the Massey Hall concert shows us the grizzled singer at his angry and plaintive best."Box Office "Thunder rumbling up from the center of the earth with scraggly flashes of lightning amid fire and flood: that describes the sound of Neil Youngs amplified guitar in Jonathan Demmes compelling new concert film, NEIL YOUNG JOURNEYS."New York Times "[A] spare and intriguing film....The folk-rocker's modest storytelling style never gets lost in minutiae or sentimental reveries -- like his songwriting, it's succinct and poignant."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's an intimate performance portrait, divided among new material from his 2010 album LE NOISE and many of his classics."Chicago Sun-Times "[An] engrossing combination of road-trip documentary and concert film."Movieline "[R]evelatory, precisely because it feels less like a message in a time capsule than like lightning in a bottle." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club0.7487233

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"Corman's greatest legacy might be the incredible roster of talent he nurtured: Scorsese, De Niro, Jonathan Demme, Bruce Dern, John Sayles, Peter Bogdanovich. All these and more pay tribute to the great man..."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Alex Stapleton's documentary is a celebration, though its spiky humour and wry honesty ensure it's no hagiography."Total Film0.5622798

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"Corman's greatest legacy might be the incredible roster of talent he nurtured: Scorsese, De Niro, Jonathan Demme, Bruce Dern, John Sayles, Peter Bogdanovich. All these and more pay tribute to the great man..."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Alex Stapleton's documentary is a celebration, though its spiky humour and wry honesty ensure it's no hagiography."Total Film0.5622798

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[A] marvelous new documentary....You are not just observing somebodys life, but spending time in her company."New York Times0.3310499

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"Traore is a hypnotic musician and, from what we can tell, a gentle and pensive soul..." Entertainment Weekly "[A]n informal, pleasant film that ably captures Mr. Traore's spirit."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a travelogue with exquisite footage of the country, people and culture. Whether you know Malian music or not, here's a sumptuous way to get a feel of the place." Mojo0.2482875

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"...Gray's feature-length monologue brings people, places and things so vibrantly to life that they're very nearly visible on the screen....[Demme] remains the American commerical cinema's most reliable and direct link to the avant-garde..."New York Times "...Audacious and vastly entertaining....SWIMMING TO CAMBODIA is soaring, unsparing and brilliantly observed. It is also a comment on the power of storytelling..."Los Angeles Times0.2482875

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"...LAST EMBRACE ranks among the best [of Hitchcock homages], both for its subtlety and suspenseful pacing....[Scheider] delivers a convincing, nerve-tingling performance..."Variety "...Impeccable casting..."New York Times0.2482875

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"...LAST EMBRACE ranks among the best [of Hitchcock homages], both for its subtlety and suspenseful pacing....[Scheider] delivers a convincing, nerve-tingling performance..."Variety "...Impeccable casting..."New York Times0.2482875

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