‘Stop Making Sense’ Talking Heads Concert Film Gets 40th Anniversary Re-Release

Stop Making Sense, Talking Heads

Same as it ever was … sort of.

The legendary 1984 Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense is getting another update for its 40th anniversary with a 4K edition, IMAX version and a theatrical re-release.

From A24:

“Newly restored in 4K to coincide with its 40th anniversary, the 1984 film was directed by renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme and is considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time. Stop Making Sense stars core band members David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison along with Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steve Scales, Lynn Mabry and Edna Holt. The live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads’ most memorable songs.”

The band will reunite for a screening and Q&A conducted by Spike Lee at TIFF on Sept. 11. The film will be released on IMAX on Sept. 22 and get a wide release in theaters Sept. 29.

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