Tag Archives: John Lurie

February 24

Stranger than Paradise – Jim Jarmusch and the deadpan comedy of the absurd. (film review)

The film world on the internet is buzzing with Oscar chat at the moment, and seeing as so many of American offerings in the best film category this year are a poor affair at best, I thought it was a good idea to remember there have been some truly great American films made – even […]

January 07

Permanent Vacation – Jim Jarmusch starts his journey of cool. (film Review)

“You know, sometimes I just think I should live fast and die young, and go in a three-piece suit like Charlie Parker. Not bad, huh?” Probably the most arresting thing about Permanent Vaction (besides the ambition behind this first feature by Jim Jarmusch) are the opening images of an empty New York City. They reminded […]