Stop Making Sense

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Stop Making Sense ★★★ ½ 1984

The Talking Heads perform 18 of their best songs in this concert filmed in Los Angeles. Considered by many to be the best concert movie ever made. The band plays with incredible energy and imagination, and Demme's direction and camera work is appropriately frenzied and original. Features such Talking Heads songs as “Burning Down the House,” “Psycho Killer,” and “Once in a Lifetime.” Band member Tina Weymouth's Tom Tom Club also performs for the audience. 99m/ C VHS, DVD. D: Jonathan Demme; C: Jordan Cronenweth.