The Handmaid's Tale; The Circle; Norman; Remembering Jonathan Demme
This week's focus: dystopian views of the future.
Tribeca Film Festival spotlights VR (Virtual Reality). Will it be the end of "flatties"?
At 4:40: Silence of the Lambs: This week's #ListofSix remembers the late, great Jonathan Demme.
10:53: Richard Gere as Willy Loman? Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer.
17:47: The Circle. Starring Emma Watson (Beauty and the Beast) and Tom Hanks. Written and directed by James Ponsoldt (The End of the Tour). Based on the novel by Dave Eggers (A Hologram for the King).
47:43: Netflix pushes the documentary genre with Casting JonBenet.
Jonathan Demme directed Jeff Daniels and Melanie Griffith in Something Wild (1986). Hollister calls this dance scene iconic.
Not only did Jonathan Demme direct the movie Philadelphia (1993); he also directed The Boss in the music video that accompanied his Oscar-winning song (which Demme commissioned for the film): "Streets of Philadelphia".