Jim Jarmusch
Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 13 Articles
//Features

Coolness and Connoisseurship in Jim Jarmusch’s 'Only Lovers Left Alive'
12 Jan 2015 // 8:20 PM

Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive reimagines the vampire myth in the context of intellectual philistinism.

The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.

//Reviews

'Only Lovers Left Alive' Is an Ode to the Eternally Undead City of Detroit
24 Apr 2014 // 4:45 AM

These vampires anticipate and understand death, and yet they mean to avoid it. Just so, Detroit -- decaying, yet vivid and eternal -- is their most perfect self-reflection.

'New York Film Festival 2013': A Dizzying Panorama
30 Oct 2013 // 3:00 AM

The Wind Rises was the first film that I saw at the Festival and a lovely note on which to close, creating the sense of wonder and excitement you want from movies.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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