7 posts tagged with JimJarmusch.
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Movie: Mystery Train

A seedy hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, provides the backdrop for three separate tales, featuring everything from a kitsch-obsessed Japanese couple (Masatoshi Nagase, Yuki Kudo) to a trio of amateur robbers (Joe Strummer, Rick Aviles, Steve Buscemi) who discover the true nature of their relationship during a botched heist. Linking the stories together is the hotel's eccentric night clerk (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) as well as the spirit of Elvis Presley. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 15, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Paterson

A week in the life of a bus driver and poet named Paterson, and his supportive wife Laura. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe on Oct 4, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Down by Law

The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 7, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 22, 2016 - 10 comments

Fishing with John: Montauk with Jim Jarmusch  Season 1, Ep 1

John Lurie and Jim Jarmusch drive to Montauk. New York to hunt man-eating sharks. [more inside]
posted by Elementary Penguin on Sep 30, 2015 - 7 comments

Movie: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Twenty-something Arash lives in an Iranian near-ghost town called "Bad City" with his dad Hossein, who's addicted to heroin and endlessly pines the loss of his wife. By day Arash holds down a gardening job, whose wages just bought him a brand new vintage Thunderbird. At night he tries, often unsuccessfully, to hold Hossein's vicious dealer Saeed at bay. Little does Arash know that someone else is becoming quite interested in Saeed's welfare. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Jan 19, 2015 - 11 comments

Movie: Only Lovers Left Alive

Jim Jarmusch's beautiful, moody, and lingering tale of a vampire couple (portrayed by Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston) in what seems to be a faintly apocalyptic world of today. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Dec 16, 2014 - 16 comments

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