Latest Jim Jarmusch News

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

Jun. 16, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with the releases of...

Review: Jarmusch's zombies aren't as sexy as his vampires

Jun. 12, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

Six years ago, Jim Jarmusch made a movie about vampires. "Only Lovers Left Alive" was beautifully textured, ingeniously detailed and intoxicatingly moody. Plus it had the sexiest vampire couple you'd ever meet — Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston, the latter of which hated humans and referred to them as...

Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch

Jun. 11, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Jim Jarmusch and Bill Murray's long-running relationship began, fittingly, with a cup of coffee. In the early '90s, Jarmusch was walking north on Manhattan's Columbus Avenue ("not my neighborhood," he notes) when he noticed a guy walking toward him. That's Bill bleeping Murray,...