Jonathan Demme, Director of ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘Philadelphia’ and ‘Stop Making Sense,’ Dies at 73 – Rest in Peace

Jonathan Demme, Director of ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘Philadelphia’ and ‘Stop Making Sense,’ Dies at 73 – Rest in Peace

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme has passed away at the age of 73 after complications from cancer, Variety reported on Wednesday morning. Demme, known for his unique style behind the lens, helmed the massively successful and influential 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs, starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster. After the success of that film, Demme directed […]

A Few Minutes with Film Director Michael Apted (Interview)

A Few Minutes with Film Director Michael Apted (Interview)

Michael Apted is a crossover film phenomenon… The U.K.-born filmmaker has directed extremely commercial Hollywood movies such as: The 1981 romantic comedy Continental Divide with John Belushi, the 1983 Soviet-set crime thriller Gorky Park starring Lee Marvin and William Hurt, the 1988 Rwanda-set biopic Gorillas in the Mist starring Sigourney Weaver as zoologist Dian Fossey, the […]

Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who inspired Mick Jagger to write Street Fighting Man. Stone also chats about his related TV documentary series, rock ’n’ roll, his preference in the current presidential […]