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Thursday links

  • Check out these cool Japanese manhole covers. (Colossal)
  • RIP Jonathan Demme. (NY Times)
  • The best movies on AmazonPrime right now. (Vulture)
  • These portraits of people on the edge are sometimes hard to look at, but fascinating. (Dangerous Minds)
  • Good on Beyonce for setting up a scholarship program. (Elle)
Posted on April 27th, 2017 5 Comments

5 Responses

  1. I still remember watching my first Jonathan Demme film “Something Wild” as a teen and I was so delighted by it. I even bought the soundtrack album. So many great movies and memorable moments/lines in those movies. He will remain one of my all time favorite filmmakers. Rest In Peace, Mr. Demme.

  2. c.w. says:

    The world of film will miss Jonathan Demme.

  3. Debra says:

    That Jonathan Demme was a graduate of the Roger Corman film school is not surprising. Rachel Getting Married, though difficult to watch at times, is an excellent movie that gave Anne Hathaway a chance to show her stuff — and boy did she — thanks in no small part to Mr. Demme’s guidance.

  4. Liz says:

    Jonathan was on the board of our film center in Pleasantville. I would see him around time. The first time I saw him I told him how much I like “Silence of the Lambs” and “Stop Making Sense”.