Film review: GIMME DANGER, from ‘Built For Speed’

Gimme Danger is Jim Jarmusch’s sensational documentary about the real godfathers of punk The Stooges. With Iggy pop’s distinctive voice infusing the film as a simultaneous interviewee and narrator, Gimme Danger reveals the band’s tumultuous birth in late 60’s Detroit, their flirtation with stardom in the early 70’s, their battles with critical and record company indifference and their descent into

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Film review: PATERSON, from ‘Built For Speed’

Jim Jarmusch’s subtly perplexing films have been a feature of the American arthouse landscape for more than 30 years.  Often refusing to adhere to conventional narratives or to bring apparent plot threads to satisfying conclusions, Jarmusch’s films have always been an acquired taste. This is once again the case with his latest film, Paterson which stars Adam Driver as the

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Film review: ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE, from Built For Speed

After a four year hiatus, Director Jim Jarmusch returns with his latest film Only Lovers Left Alive a typically quirky Jarmusch take on the much-abused vampire sub-genre.  Slow moving and largely uneventful this droll mix of horror film, gothic romance and rock star biopic provides a perplexing, occasionally amusing but underwhelming experience. Thor’s Tom Hiddleston plays Adam an ancient yet ageless

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