Remembering Jonathan Demme


Something Wild is one of those movies where after you see it, you wonder why the hell it isn’t more well-known.  It’s two perfect movies smooshed into one.  When it goes from a happy-go-lucky sort of fantastical farce into something much more sinister, there’s a literal and visual shift that you can witness.  When Ray Liotta, as Ray Sinclair, the psychopathic villain of the film, is introduced, the color palette literally transforms.

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