Jonathan Demme

Idioms: "Both A and B" | GMAT practice question

Watching Jonathan Demme's 2004 documentary "The Agronomist" is both a crash course in the nation's tumultuous past as well as a provocative visit …

Education

Caged Heat - Movies - Special Screenings

<b>CinemaTexas Rewind:</b> Future Oscar winner Jonathan Demme made his directorial debut with this women-in-prison exploitation film produced by Roger …

Movies

Christine Lahti to talk about new book at Boston Public Library

Audiences know <b>Christine Lahti</b> for her 40-year stage and screen career marked by beloved performances such as Sylvie in the 1987 screen version of</b> …

Books

Paul Thomas Anderson Speaks to Richard Linklater About Grieving His ‘Hero’ Jonathan Demme — Watch

You're probably going to want to take 30 minutes and watch two of the best directors working today honoring the legacy of Jonathan Demme.<p>Paul Thomas …

Grieving

Roger Corman sells the rights to 270 of his films to Shout! Factory

Roger Corman is the patron saint of American B-movies. Not only did he launch the careers of A-list directors like Francis Ford Coppola, James …

Offbeat News

Shout! Factory and China-Based Ace Film Acquire Roger Corman's New Horizons Picture Library

Popular Corman properties include “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School,” “Battle Beyond the Stars” and “Piranha”<p>Shout! Factory and China-based Ace Film HK …

Horror

David Byrne guests on inaugural episode of Kyle Meredith With…

As the host of two syndicated radio programs, as well as a daily afternoon show on Louisville’s 91.9 WFPK, Meredith has solidified his standing as …

Music

Oprah Has a Bathtub ‘Carved to the Shape of My Body’ Because of Course She Does (Video)

“Bathing is my hobby. I take it seriously,” the “A Wrinkle in Time” star says<p>If bathing were an Olympic event, Oprah would no doubt win the gold …

Oprah Winfrey

Smithsonian's 'Aerial America' Scores 2 Soaring Spinoffs (Exclusive Video)

“Aerial Cities” and “Aerial Africa” both take off next month<p>Smithsonian Channel has ordered two spinoffs of its popular series “Aerial America,” …

Oprah Winfrey

Watch Eddie Vedder Perform Tom Petty's "Room at the Top" at the Oscars

Pearl Jam frontman tackled Petty's 1999 classic for the ceremony's "In Memoriam" segment.<p>At last night's Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, Pearl Jam …

Music

Oscars: Jordan Peele Becomes First Black Original Screenplay Winner

Peele is only the fourth black nominee in the category, following Suzanne de Passe, Spike Lee and John Singleton<p>Jordan Peele won the Oscar for Best …

Jordan Peele

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Tom Petty's "Room at the Top" at the Oscars

Pearl Jam frontman tackled Petty's 1999 classic for the ceremony's "In Memoriam" segment.<p>At last night's Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, Pearl Jam …

Music

Sridevi honoured in Oscars In Memoriam segment

Sridevi was honoured in the In Memoriam section of the 90th Academy Awards.<p>The actress died on 24 February, with her cause of death being determined …

Entertainment (UK)

Martin Landau, Jerry Lewis and Don Rickles Honored in Touching Oscars In Memoriam Tribute

Martin Landau, Jerry Lewis and Don Rickles were just some of the late industry greats who were celebrated and honored at the Oscars on Sunday evening.<p>…

Entertainment

How 'Moonlight's' Oscar win blew another hole in the definition of 'best picture'

Even if last year's Oscars ceremony hadn't ended with the most embarrassing gaffe in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' nearly 90-year history, the announcement that "Moonlight" had won best picture still would have come as an industry-rattling shock.<p>Everyone had expected an easy win …

La La Land

Watch: Everything You Need to Know About Horror Films at the Oscars in Five Minutes

Here's why horror films demand to be taken seriously by the Academy. <i>[Editor's Note: This video essay is part of our "Everything You Need to Know"</i> …

Horror

Race, Barriers and Battling Nerves: A Candid Conversation With Oscar's Only 4 African-American Directing Nominees in 90 Years

Gathered for the first time, Lee Daniels, Barry Jenkins, Jordan Peele and John Singleton break down the politics of who can tell what story, the …

Coffee

The New York City Apartment of Late Filmmaker Jonathan Demme Sold for $2.4 Million

Location:New York City, N.Y.Price:$2.4 millionSize:(approx.) 1,200 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms<p>The longtime New York City apartment of late …

Entertainment Industry

Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme’s Longtime Manhattan Residence Sells for $2.4M

The Central Park-facing apartment found a buyer within two weeks on the market<p>A two-bedroom apartment in an Emery Roth-designed co-op building in …

Real Estate

What is Producing? A Group of Sundance Producers Share Insights on Financing, Selecting Projects and Making a Career out of Making Movies

What is producing? I ask myself this question a lot, and the title on my business card literally reads “Producer.” I’m staff at a rad women-run …

Filmmaking

Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson to be honoured with inaugural Jonathan Demme Award

Feb,07 2018 17:58:37 IST<p><b>Los Angeles</b>: Academy-Award nominated screenwriter and director Paul Thomas Anderson and actor Armie Hammer will be honoured …

Award Shows

Oscars 2018: With Get Out bagging multiple nominations, has the Academy stopped overlooking the horror genre?

Feb,03 2018 12:45:23 IST<p>With the bevy of Oscar nominations that Jordan Peele’s <i>Get Out</i> has notched up, the horror genre might finally get its moment …

Horror

Who’s your favorite Best Director Oscar winner of the 1990s: Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Jonathan Demme … ? [POLL]

While lately we’ve seen splits between Best Director and Best Picture at the Oscars, the 1990s were full of the awards being paired together. In …

Steven Spielberg

‘Get Out’: How the Oscars Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Horror

Jordan Peele’s smash is the first true horror movie in years to receive a Best Picture nomination. And it’s about damn time.<p>After grossing $254.6 …

Horror

David Byrne, a hero to brilliant weirdos everywhere, adds a second upcoming show in D-FW

Days after hinting at a forthcoming new solo album, rock pioneer David Byrne has come to his senses and announced tour dates in support of <i>American</i> …

Dallas

The Silence of the Lambs

Details<p>FBI agent Clarice Starling (<b>Foster</b>), a specialist in serial killers, is fresh out of training and on the hunt for psychopath Buffalo Bill. …

Film (UK)

Jonathan Demme’s ‘Stop Making Sense’ Is Much More Than A Concert Film

Once in a Lifetime a film comes around that shatters genre conventions.<p>As one of the most acclaimed and influential music documentaries of all-time, …

Filmmaking

Tom Hanks Fondly Recalls Jonathan Demme, a Filmmaker Unafraid to Break the Rules

Hanks won his first Oscar for his performance in Demme's "Philadelphia."<p>Before he was one of the most revered actors on the planet, Tom Hanks was …

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks remembers the fearlessness of Philadelphia filmmaker Jonathan Demme

<b>As 2017 draws to a close, Entertainment Weekly is remembering some of the talent we lost over the past year as part of our Late Greats series. Ahead,</b> …

Tom Hanks

The People And Things We'll Actually Miss From 2017

Though we'll miss the many actors, authors, and artists - as well as the favourite TV shows, comics, and characters - who left us this year, at least …

Don Rickles