July 22, 2024

Stop Making Sense | Free, outdoors at the Artopee Way Drive-In

Showing: July 19, 8:45 PM
Title: Stop Making Sense
Year: 1984
Country: USA
Genre: ,,

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Join the nationwide celebration of Jonathan Demme on July 19, when theaters all over the country are showing Stop Making Sense. In honor of our home town filmmaker, Nyack will show this film for free in the Artopee Way Drive-In (normally known as the Artopee Way Municipal Parking Lot).

Stop Making Sense showcases the Talking Heads just after they achieved mainstream success with the album Speaking in Tongues and the single “Burning Down the House.” USA, 1984, 100 minutes, unrated


Thank you to the Village of Nyack for sponsoring this free screening.



“One of the greatest rock movies ever made.” – Leonard Maltin

“A rock concert film that looks and sounds like no other” – Janet Maslin, New York Times

“A dose of happiness from beginning to end. Stop Making Sense is close to perfection.” – Pauline Kael, New Yorker Magazine

“The Talking Heads put on a tremendous show — erudite, funny, funky…’Stop Making Sense’ is a dynamic rock film, as suited to its place in history, musically and visually, as ‘Woodstock’ was to the 60’s.” – Rita Kempley, Washington Post

“One of the most exciting concert films ever.”- David Ansen, Newsweek