Monday, January 12 2015
Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive reimagines the vampire myth in the context of intellectual philistinism.
Monday, December 29 2014
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.
Tuesday, June 19 2012
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part three features Kirsten Dunst, Kirk Douglas and more...
Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.
Thursday, April 24 2014
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.
Wednesday, October 30 2013
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.
Monday, July 29 2013
This avant-garde and surreal four-track EP is a murky, noisy delight from a band so gleefully and enthusiastically "indie" they actually have Jim Jarmusch as a member.
Wednesday, August 15 2012
Down by Law is only Jarmusch's third feature but already shows his confidence in crafting a unique style.
Thursday, June 24 2010
Like his earlier Stranger than Paradise and Down By Law, Mystery Train is a road movie that finds more enlightenment in detours than destinations.