For the month of romance, we celebrate the birthday of the late great Jonathan Demme, whose filmmaking was as eclectic as it was empathetic.
Jonathan Demme’s penultimate film is well-made and features excellent performances, but suffers in scope.
With its lo-fi aesthetics and quietly chaotic presentation, Jonathan Demme’s 2008 drama never goes for the easy conflicts at hand.
Jonathan Demme’s remake of the 1962 classic is as notable for its look at political dehumanization as it is its modernization.
Jonathan Demme’s remake of Charade marks a low point in his career from casting and acting to pacing and direction.
Jonathan Demme directed Michelle Pfeiffer in a winning performance in a feminist take on screwball comedy.
Jonathan Demme hit an Oscar home run with a gripping thriller & iconic performances from Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster.
Jonathan Demme’s Talking Heads doc is beautifully chaotic in construction, but most of it comes from David Byrne’s performance.
Jonathan Demme’s sleazy but interesting feature debut tried to put a new spin on the women in prison genre.
Demme’s 1986 screwball comedy is one of his most joyful and unexpectedly rebellious films.
From Bound to Sideways to Romy and Michelle, this year’s Ebertfest was a celebration of the weird, eclectic, and fantastic films Roger Ebert loved.