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  1. Movie review: Ricki and the FlashRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... returns in Young Adult. It's directed by Jonathan Demme, who has made many movies about music (like the Talking Heads classic Stop Making Sense ) or have run with it - Philadephia with its Springsteen theme song. Only Rick Springfield as Ricki's ...


  2. Bokani Dyer takes on the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    "I hate world music," Talking Heads frontman David Byrne once confessed. "The term is a catch-all that commonly refers to nonWestern music of any and all sorts, popular music, traditional music and even classical music."


  3. What a Day That WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... the screen, bobbing their heads and grinning at the genius of David Byrne, Tina Weymouth and the rest of the Talking Heads . From the opening guitar riff of "Psycho Killer" to the haunting "Heaven" and rousing "Life During Wartime" to perhaps its ...


  4. Meryl rocks, - Man from U.N.C.L.E.' rollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... director Jonathan Demme, who has filmed such classics as "Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia," and the Talking Heads doc "Stop Making Sense," teams with screenwriter Diablo Cody of "Juno" fame. Ricki, a.k.a. Linda Brummell, long ago dumped her ...


  5. Songbook: 16 Tracks We're Listening to This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Details

    ... and be sure to subscribe to our Details Weekly Playlist to treat your ears to a party in the week to come. Talking Heads, "Once in a Lifetime" I've been listening to these guys a lot lately. I have long enjoyed their music, but lately David Byrne ...


  6. Rick Springfield on acting, music stardom and living with depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABC News

    ... good stead during the audition process. "[Director] Jonathan Demme wanted the music played live ... He shot [Talking Heads concert movie] Stop Making Sense and live music videos with Neil Young so he knew what live music looked like on camera," ...


  7. David Byrne and Brian Eno found renewal in Everything That Happens Will Happen TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Something Else! Reviews

    Blending rock, folk, electronica, gospel and these indescribably ethereal flourishes, David Byrne and Brian Eno again did something together on Everything That Happens Will Happen Today that they couldn't have done with the Talking Heads - or on their own. Byrne stood out within the nihilistic post-punk period because of his childlike approach - best heard here on the lullaby-like "My Big Nurse."


  8. Ritual de lo Habitual, 25 Years Later: Producer Dave Jerden Looks BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | LA Weekly

    ... the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1984 self-titled bow, as well as LPs from The Rolling Stones ( Dirty Work ) and Talking Heads ( Remain in Light ). He would go on to produce key records by Alice in Chains, Social Distortion on The Offspring, among many ...


  9. Anna Calvi Hits Out At Gender Bias In The Pop Music IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 |

    ... Prize the following year. In 2014, she recorded an EP of covers titled Strange Weather , which featured ex-Talking Heads singer David Byrne, whose Meltdown festival she co-headlined this year. Calvi says that she's spent most of 2015 writing her ...


  10. '70s CBGB photos take you inside the epicenter of punkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | CNN

    ... rise of a new sound: punk.. The club opened in 1973 and before long became the home to rockers like Blondie, Talking Heads, the Misfits and Joan Jett. The photos have been displayed in many places over the years, including a book Verdi released. He ...


  11. After Imelda Marcos, Here Lies Love's David Byrne Turns to the Bible for Next MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Playbill

    David Byrne , having enjoyed an international hit with the musical Here Lies Love about Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos, is turning to another bigger-than-life female history-maker for the subject of his next musicalJoan of Arc, the New York Post reports. Byrne is best known to the pop world as songwriter and lead singer for the rock band Talking Heads.


  12. Rick Springfield Gives Acting the Rock Star Treatment With Ricki and the FlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | LA Weekly

    ... Ricki with an A-list backing band, including Parliament-Funkadelic's Bernie Worrell, who performed alongside Talking Heads in the (also Demme-directed) concert film Stop Making Sense , and longtime Neil Young bassist Rick Rosas, who died shortly ...


  13. Ricki and the Flash's Rick Springfield on Meryl Streep, writing and depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... what playing live looks like," Springfield says of director Jonathan Demme, whose back catalogue includes Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense , one of the finest concert films ever made. "There are a couple of moments in this movie where we really get ...


  14. Milwaukee Film Festival unveils music-minded movies lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... from the Beach Boys to Frank Sinatra. "Stop Making Sense," Jonathan Demme's 1984 concert documentary with the Talking Heads, which has become something of a film festival tradition. The 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 8 at the ...


  15. How Meryl Streep turned into a rock star for Ricki and the FlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... braided. And to hear it from Ricki and the Flash director Jonathan Demme ( Silence of the Lambs , the 1984 Talking Heads rockumentary Stop Making Sense ) everything about Ricki-from the character's wardrobe choices to her climactic performance of ...


  16. 'Ricki and the Flash' is just another movie about families gone wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to light a few sparks.) Demme has directed some of the greatest music documentaries ever made, including the Talking Heads classic "Stop Making Sense," so footage of the Flash here makes sense. But too often I felt as if I were watching a demo reel ...


  17. Demme talks about - Ricki and the Flash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 |

    ... "The Silence of the Lambs." But Demme has also steadily produced and directed music documentaries, including Talking Heads' seminal concert film, "Stop Making Sense." Written by Diablo Cody ("Juno") and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, and Rick ...


  18. Familiar notes feel so good in a Ricki and the FlashaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | HeraldNet

    ... And about her band: Demme cast rock veterans on bass, drums, keys (the latter Bernie Worrell, from his Talking Heads concert doc "Stop Making Sense"), and - get ready for it; drumroll, please - on lead guitar and vocals, Mr. Rick Springfield! The ...


  19. Streep turns into rocker for - Ricki and the Flash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Austin American Statesman

    "Ricki and the Flash" opens with seven minutes of hard-core rock 'n' roll, proving director Jonathan Demme still owns the groove that 31 years ago made the Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense" one of the great, nearly perfect concert films. Here Demme directs a super group he put together for this family dramatic comedy with three legendary sidemen, including Neil Young bassist Rick Rosas, who died shortly after filming, a lean, tall pop idol-1980s heartthrob as lead guitar and a red-hot tattooed mama with three Oscars as singer-guitarist.


  20. Meryl Streep rocks in 'Ricki and the Flash,' but story is out of tuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Playing That Rock 'n' Roll." As directed by Jonathan Demme, whose own musical credentials are impeccable (the Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" among others), and vividly shot by Declan Quinn, these live performances are the only ...