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Next Up at SXSW: Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear
Mother and son play it by ear
"...Ward play under the moniker Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear. The Kansas City twosome made its television debut..."

March 6, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Can't Hear Your Mama Call
"...safety is a possibility, because that means they're either crazy or lying. Either way, these teachers can't be trusted...."

June 11, 1999 Column by Michael Ventura

Blues Cruise
Texas Platters go mondo
"...pulled straight from the DNA of Etta James, Big Mama Thornton, and Wanda Jackson, and stood before some of..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Mama's Boys
"...around subjects that anyone can dance to. Like the crazy-quilt of regional accents with which Americans speak (American Tongues),..."

April 9, 1999 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

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When Gravity Fails: Notes on the influence of Ed Lowry, 'Crazy Mama,' and not sweating the small stuff
"...the oddest family groupings ever seen in a film. Crazy Mama is Jonathan Demme's second feature, forced upon him..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
"...lesson so that she might understand what makes her crazy mama tick. But the chick-flick quotient rises with each..."

June 7, 2002 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Page Two: Sweat Lodge
Scenes from a cinematic teepee
"...Crazy Mama, the second film Jonathan Demme directed (after Caged..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Down We Go
Revisiting Renaissance man Robert Thom's prolific and hellish Hollywood visions
"...Wild in the Streets (D: Barry Shear), 1970's Bloody Mama (D: Roger Corman), 1975's Death Race 2000 (D: Paul..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Screens Feature by Louis Black

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"...Film Society is showing the nightmarish American masterpiece Bloody Mama at the Dobie on Wednesday, May 21 at 7:30pm..."

May 16, 1997 Column by Louis Black

From the Vaults: When Shirley Clarke Met Roger Corman
Shirley Clarke was to direct "Crazy Mama"
"...column about the making of Jonathan Demme’s second film Crazy Mama, a 1975 drive-in movie that he and I..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Two: A Cheating Top 10
An introduction, then a list of lots of cool things, shoved into 10 slots, that are not necessarily related to 2008
"...1975's Death Race 2000 (D: Paul Bartel), and 1975's Crazy Mama (D: Jonathan Demme). Arguably Roger Corman's Bloody Mama..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: May the Circle Be Unbroken
Exploitation film's family tree
"...study. Sure, it was college. And we're talking Black Mama White Mama, Terminal Island, The Student Teachers, Crazy Mama,..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: The Air He Breathed, the Baby Blue Sunglasses He Wore
Jonathan Demme, 1944-2017
"...graduate-run film program of the RTF Department, we rented Crazy Mama, Demme's second film, claiming some very tenuous connection..."

April 28, 2017 Column by Louis Black

UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance's In the Red and Brown Water
Multiple storytelling modes make Tarell Alvin McCraney's complex play operate as both theatre and ritual
"...a track star with a promising future. Her mother Mama Moja (Cymone Love) is too sick for Oya to..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Cinema of Possibilities
Low budget or big, the energy and imagination of the grind-house circuit is reborn in Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's tribute
"...not get these movies: The Glory Stompers; Dirty Mary, Crazy Harry; Jackson County Jail; Bucktown; Ghetto Freaks; Freebie and..."

April 6, 2007 Screens Feature by Louis Black

The Manchurian Candidate
Is it Gulf War syndrome or justified paranoia? The Manchurian Candidate thrills again.
"...to John Cale’s score for Demme’s Corman exploitation film Crazy Mama and the director’s most recent film The Agronomist,..."

July 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

No False Moves
Bill Paxton
"...with a one-line role in 1975 (in Jonathan Demme's Crazy Mama), Paxton worked steadily but in relative obscurity until..."

March 7, 1997 Screens Feature by Patrick Taggart

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Mothering Heights
"...I remember mama. Lots of mamas in lots of movies. Mothers and..."

May 12, 1995 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Two: Madness in General
A film review and recommendation for this blur of a year
"...movies: Wild in the Streets (D: Barry Shear), Bloody Mama (D: Roger Corman), Crazy Mama (D: Jonathan Demme), and..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: Spin and Cinema
An understanding of the U.S. Constitution by way of Robert Thom
"...poem by Thom, who was the scriptwriter for Bloody Mama; Crazy Mama; Death Race 2000; Angel, Angel, Down We..."

May 16, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Scandinavian Friends: A Tribute to Roky Erickson
"...Berry gets the MC5 treatment on the Backstreet Girls' "Crazy Crazy Mama," while On Trial imbues "I Have Always..."

July 6, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

Roky Erickson
Reissues
"...the B-movie rock of "Haunt" and the blues-punk bomb, "Crazy Crazy Mama." Graveyard dirge "Burn the Flames" secures Erickson's..."

July 1, 2005 Music Review by Greg Beets

Mr. Demme's Holiday
Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme takes a trip to the city of lights and of love, of Tati and Truffaut, in his latest, The Truth About Charlie.
"...of the Lambs, Married to the Mob, Beloved, and Crazy Mama, to name a few. Has this been a..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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The Crazies
"...who isn't. In the chaos, even sane people appear crazy. The confusion of modern warfare is mirrored here --..."

April 16, 1999 Screens Feature

Paul Thomas Anderson on His Friendship With Jonathan Demme
Phantom Thread director to receive Texas Film Award
"...Demme's career. After his run of exploitation classics like Crazy Mama and Caged Heat (the latter screening at AFS..."

March 2, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Made in Texas
Lighting fires for creativity and community
"...UT's RTF department back in the day – screened Crazy Mama (1975), his second. I don't remember where we..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Playback: Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe at ACL Fest
First weekend of ACL Fest – that's a wrap. Number two starts now.
"...• Shouting Matches, "Crazy Mama" (J.J. Cale)..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ACL Live Shot: The Shouting Matches
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and friends go Southern rock
"...appropriate homage to their musical influences, covering J.J. Cale’s “Crazy Mama” and giving a shout-out to the Blind Boys..."

Oct. 6, 2013 Music Post by Melanie Haupt

The AggreGAYtor: October 17
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Gavin Newsom has grave concerns. You might think I'm crazy but today’s AggreGAYtor is serious. It's better you know..."

Oct. 17, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

TV Eye
Saying goodbye to this season's shows and a reluctant hello to a summer of reality shows
"...I hear that Kathleen Quinlan signed on as their crazy mama, hell-bent on destroying the world, shooting her son..."

May 15, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

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