Though its glacial pacing & elliptical dialogue challenges the audience, Jarmusch’s 2009 crime thriller is its own fascinating beast.
Part deadpan comedy, part drama, and part neo-noir, Jim Jarmusch’s 2005 indie remains one of his most textured—and one of his most approachable.
Jim Jarmusch’s laidback anthology of fateful celebrity meetings lays bare the communal value of commodity.
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai sees Jim Jarmusch integrating hip-hop atmosphere with samurai genre trappings to create a dorm-room favorite.
Jim Jarmusch’s black and white punk Western is both his most beautiful & most baffling film.
Jim Jarmusch’s around the world anthology is a flawed but ambitious look at the odd moments that bind us.
Jim Jarmusch’s atmospheric ode to Elvis and the fleetingness of time holds up more than 30 years later as one of his best works.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.
A look at how a sparsely plotted, low budget comedy changed the face of indie arthouse cinema.
We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
As his WWI war epic 1917 comes out in time for the holidays, we spend December looking back on the eclectic modes of Sam Mendes.
One writer’s childhood bond with his best friend was sealed by a fateful late-night screening of Die Hard with a Vengeance.
Alex Ross Perry’s punk-rock elegy isn’t just a bittersweet portrait of rock stardom, it’s a beautiful model of the long, hard road to sobriety.
How Wes Anderson’s bittersweet family dramedy helped me break rules, love cinema, & change my life. Every month, […]
Peter Weir’s mostly forgotten drama about survivor’s guilt is an uncynical light in the darkness of mental illness. […]
Wes Anderson took stop-motion animation to another level in a charming story of friendship & adventure.
One of the Master of Suspense’s best is a darkly romantic take on patriotism & patriarchy.
This month, we go off the beaten path and ask contributors to write about films they’re thankful they got to experience for one reason or another.