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  • Jonathan Demme: Hollywood Is Out of Control

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 10:00 AM by Jo Piazza

    Director Jonathan Demme is a pretty big deal in Hollywood. In the 1990s he was an even bigger deal when he consistently pumped out awards bait like 'Silence of the Lambs,' 'Philadelphia' and 'Beloved.' These days he prefers to focus on independent flicks and self-financed documentaries about such high-minded fare as Hurricane Katrina, Haiti and Neil Young. His move away from the big screen smash...

  • 'Marley' and Demme ... Not So Much

    Posted Aug 14th 2009 at 08:53 AM by PopEater Staff

    First, Martin Scorcese dropped out. Now, it's Jonathan Demme's turn. 'Marley,' the much-anticipated documentary about the life of reggae god Bob Marley, has lost another director. According to a Page Six source, Demme was cut loose after the film's producer, Steve Bing, viewed the 'Silence of the Lamb' director's first round of editing and was not pleased. 'Trench Town Rock' Acoustic Medley...


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