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Video Essay: Stop Making Sense – Think of it as a Musical, not a Concert Film

I do love Talking Heads and Stop Making Sense is a favourite of mine.

Take Me To You Cinema took a fresh look at the film and put together this video.

Here is what he had to say about the video:

In which I explain not only why Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense (1984), starring the band Talking Heads, is the greatest concert film of all time, but also why that particular label – ‘concert film’ – undersells the movie and how we’re better off thinking of as a ‘experimental existential film noir musical’.

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