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Over at The Ringer, I wrote about the 35th anniversary of The Talking Heads’ amazing concert film Stop Making Sense and the ways in which David Byrne and Jonathan Demme’s overlapping, visionary sensibilities helped to explain America in the weird 1980s. Shot for shot, pound for pound, you will not see many concert films that […]
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Over at the Ringer, the film critic (and my friend) Adam Nayman and I endeavored to explain what makes R.E.M.’s Reckoning such a timeless masterpiece, on the occasion of its 35th birthday. With assists from Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers, R.E.M. sideman Scott McCaughey and Reckoning producer Mitch Easter! Nearly four decades after the […]
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