Monthly Archives: February 2017

Best of 2016

This comes a little later than usual, but since Oscar season is fast approaching, better late than never! My complete 2016 Watchlist/Ranking The 2016 Next Projection Awards (my contributions included) Films qualify for my Best of 2016 when their initial … Continue reading

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Life Is Like a Dream: Jarmusch’s Paterson Unfurled

Through its dreamlike aesthetic, lethargic rhythm, and patterned mise-en-scene, Jim Jarmusch’s densely philosophical tone poem manages to convey a certain unutterable phenomenology, one which is surrealistically experienced in life’s poetic coincidences and confusions. It is mindfully realized through an acute … Continue reading

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