When Jarmusch made a vampire movie -- the exquisite 2013 film "Only Lovers Left Alive
" -- he turned it into an elegant, elegiac comment on dependency, urban decay and rebirth.
The independent filmmaker's newest foray into genre film (after the western with Dead Man, Samurai/crime film with Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, and his vampire film, Only Lovers Left Alive
) promises to be "the greatest zombies cast ever disassembled": Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, ChloE1/2 Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Selena Gomez, RZA, Sara Driver, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat, Eszter Balint, Carol Kane and Tom Waits.The Dead Don't Diealso reunites Jarmusch with many of his frequent collaborators, including Director of Photography Frederick Elmes ( Night on Earth, Paterson, Broken Flowers ) and Editor Affonso Goncalves ( Only Lovers Left Alive
, Paterson ).
Observes Abbott, "In this aspect they appear to have more in common with the zombie than with classically handsome vampires such as the Salvatore brothers in The Vampire Diaries or the super cool vampires Adam and Eve in Only Lovers Left Alive
Only Lovers Left Alive
. Mainly because of how fitting was the soundtrack with the movie.
Jim Jarmusch is known for being an advocate for Independent cinema and has directed movies like, Stranger Than Paradise, Down by Law, Mystery Train, Dead Man, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai , Coffee and Cigarettes, Broken Flowers, Only Lovers Left Alive
, and Paterson
Before focusing on the analysis of Only Lovers Left Alive
, I will begin by placing some theoretical foundations.
Los vampiros intemporales de la pelicula Only lovers left alive
("un ensayo sobre la posibilidad del cool en la epoca de la ironia", como dice Alvaro Enrigue) habian deambulado por los siglos al margen de la violencia y se ven obligados a sucumbir al siglo xxi: la primera era en que es imposible sobrevivir sin el cinismo de la ironia mordaz.
In his best work ("Stranger Than Paradise," "Mystery Train," and the recent "Only Lovers Left Alive
"), that undead Jarmusch pace was organic.
I am sure you've heard of this Lebanese goddess and there is a great chance she enchanted you in Only Lovers Left Alive
, singing her mesmerizing song Hal.
Tonight, Yasmine Hamdan, a Lebanese singer who gained a following after having recorded a song for the film "Only Lovers Left Alive
," directed by Jim Jarmusch, will perform at the same venue, also at 9 p.m.
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE
ALIENS VS PREDATOR: REQUIEM Film4 11.20pM They say Requiem but really they mean Rematch.
Honorable mentions: "Only Lovers Left Alive
,'' "Locke,'' "Interstellar,'' "American Sniper,'' "Into the Woods.''