Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense ★★★★★

Love from the bottom to the top.

Last year I was introduced to the insanity of David Byrne, and my life really hasn't been the same since.

Despite becoming a tremendous fan of True Stories and of his bit in Sack Lunch Bunch, I still never dove into the Talking Heads discography. That really didn't matter here, and honestly serves, I think, as a pretty fantastic opportunity to become a convert. This is absolute magic; I had a stupid grin across my face for basically the entire runtime.

It really is kind of the definitive concert film; the artistry of Byrne and the Heads and Jonathan Demme all come together and create what can only be described as magic. I'll watch this again and again. I can't believe it exists, I can't believe I'd never seen it, and I can't believe I wasted so many years not being obsessed with these people.

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