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Jim Jarmusch

by Sam Thomas-Redfern Film Kicking the Canon

Dead Man | Jim Jarmusch

Innocence and experience materialize in the poetry of William Blake as opposing forces; the former embodied within natural objects, passions and love, whereas the latter, like any good romantic, is found in the blackened corruption spreading across the land, engendering the extreme squalor of…

July 10, 2019
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 10 Films of 2016

It’s heartening to realize that in a year of seemingly constant death—one in which the passing of great filmmakers was no exception—the best films here seemed intent on never forgetting those losses, to mine the past and the passed for new inspiration in the present, and in movingly…

December 31, 2016
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 10 Performances of 2016

Our top 25 performances, before whittling it down to the 10 you’ll find below, featured votes for two actors from Manchester by the Sea, two from Toni Erdmann, four from Happy Hour, four from Certain Women, and a hefty five from Moonlight. A twist on a typical year’s voting trends which…

December 30, 2016
by Paul Attard Film Horizon Line

Paterson | Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch’s career trajectory has afforded distinct perspectives on his work, especially as that relates to the idea of a monotonous kind of living. Paterson is generally no different in this regard, but it hints at a possible introduction of optimism. The film’s titular protagonist…

December 28, 2016
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