Stop Making Sense

"Excellent"

Stop Making Sense Review


Why a Big Suit? Talking Heads was all about being silly, before being silly was cool. With classics like "Psycho Killer," "Life During Wartime," "Once in a Lifetime," and "Burning Down the House" -- not to mention solid non-classics like "Making Flippy Floppy," any Talking Heads fan will be ecstatic to see this film finally hit video and, especially, DVD. The disc features three sound mixes, a commentary track by the entire band plus Demme, bonus songs, David Byrne's self-interview, storyboards, and more. Does the "movie" -- often hailed as the best concert film ever made -- still stand up? Same as it ever was...


Stop Making Sense

Facts and Figures

Run time: 88 mins

In Theaters: Friday 16th November 1984

Box Office Worldwide: $5M

Budget: $1.2M

Distributed by: Palm Pictures

Production compaines: Talking Heads, Arnold Stiefel Company

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Fresh: 31 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 8.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Vocals and Guitar, as Bass, Percussion and Vocals, as Drums and Vocals, as Guitar, Keyboards and Vocals, as Percussion, as Keyboards, as Guitar and Vocals, as Backing Vocals, as Backing Vocals

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