December 2019 Film Diary

December 1 Pink Flamingos (John Waters, 1997) Peeping Tom (Michael Powell, 1960) December 2 Midsomnar (Ari Aster, 2019) From the Notebook Of (Robert Beavers, 2000) December 3 Séance (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2000) December 4 Knives Out (Rian Johnson, 2019) December 5 Forget Me Not (Noemie Lvovsky) December 6 West of the Tracks: Rust Part 2 (Wang … Continue reading December 2019 Film Diary

Jim Jarmusch – The Dead Don’t Die

The Dead Don’t Die (2019) carries a wayward restlessness reminiscent of improvisational noise-rock. To trace this aesthetic lineage, recall Jarmusch’s debut Permanent Vacation (1980); Jarmusch captured downtown New York’s then No-Wave atmosphere, presenting the city as a bombed out and empty playground for poets. The connection becomes more established through Chloë Sevigny, who co-stars in … Continue reading Jim Jarmusch – The Dead Don’t Die