Reviews // 14 Articles
The Best Films of 2016
15 Dec 2016 // 10:00 PM
PopMatters presents a list of the best films that surfaced in 2016 and impressed us with their cinematic visions of where we’ve been.
Coolness and Connoisseurship in Jim Jarmusch’s 'Only Lovers Left Alive'
12 Jan 2015 // 9:20 PM
Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive reimagines the vampire myth in the context of intellectual philistinism.
'Paterson' and the Role of the Silent Artist
1 Jun 2017 // 5:30 AM
Paterson uses poetry as an outlet of expression that can be pursued in the confines of his small boat upon the ocean.
'Only Lovers Left Alive' Is an Ode to the Eternally Undead City of Detroit
24 Apr 2014 // 5:45 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.