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Forest Whitaker Film 'Ghost Dog' Is a Sampler's Paradise

Jarmusch's 1999 classic Ghost Dog, now in a Criterion edition, freely mixes and matches Bushido philosophy, Mafia and samurai flicks, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, and lo-fi hip-hop into a sly and dreamy comedy about role-playing.

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'Paterson' and the Role of the Silent Artist

Paterson uses poetry as an outlet of expression that can be pursued in the confines of his small boat upon the ocean.

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The Best Films of 2016

PopMatters presents a list of the best films that surfaced in 2016 and impressed us with their cinematic visions of where we’ve been.

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SQÜRL:EP #1

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.

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'Down by Law' Is More Than Just Another Quirky Indie Film

Down by Law is only Jarmusch's third feature but already shows his confidence in crafting a unique style.

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All Cannibals: Black Shark Shake-A-Lake

French rock trio offers carefree rock.

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The Limits of Control

The limits of control are simultaneously intimate and global. And Isaac De Bankolé's face reveals just as much as you can know.

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House of the Rising Punk

A top-notch intro to CBGB's... from a German TV documentary? Gabba Gabba Hey!

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Night on Earth

Night on Earth consists of a pleasingly varied collection of tales yet each is infused with the director’s own brand of subtle affection, offbeat musings and wit.

Emma Simmonds
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Stranger Than Paradise

Stranger Than Paradise is a sedate and captivating antidote to bombastic contemporary Hollywood cinema. Who knew the boredom of others could be so fascinating?

Emma Simmonds
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Broken Flowers (2005)

A sort of minimalist male melodrama, Broken Flowers tracks a journey through regret and hope.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

Coffee and Cigarettes is a return, of sorts, for Jim Jarmusch.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

Coffee and Cigarettes is a return, of sorts, for Jim Jarmusch.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

On its own terms, Coffee and Cigarettes is an effective addiction movie, self-indulgent but also familiar and low-key.

Jesse Hassenger

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