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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,...

Tilda Swinton relishes her samurai turn in 'Dead Don't Die'

May. 16, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Tilda Swinton feels most at home at the Berlin Film Festival, but she's steadily become a regular at the Cannes Film Festival. "I'm racking them up," she says cheerfully the day after the premiere of Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die." "I like this summer-holiday feel....

Review: Smashing debut for Swinton's daughter in 'Souvenir'

May. 15, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

It was only weeks before production was starting on "The Souvenir," the story goes, and British director Joanna Hogg and her friend, actress Tilda Swinton, still didn't have a lead actress. The role of Julie, an affluent, twentysomething film student in 1980s London, was loosely based on Hogg herself. Swinton was...

Jarmusch, Gomez, Murray talk modern horrors at Cannes

May. 15, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Jim Jarmusch zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die" includes masses of flesh-eating zombies and an Earth thrown off its axis by "polar fracking." But the teeming Cannes Film Festival, where "The Dead Don't Die" premiered Tuesday as the opening-night film, has hordes and horrors of its...

Cannes opens with Jarmusch's zombies and a tribute to Varda

May. 14, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die," passionate words from jury president Alejandro Iñárritu on U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a Mexican border wall, and a director's chair left empty in...

Alongside Cannes mainstays, fresh faces try to stand out

May. 11, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

Mati Diop only realized long after her Dakar-set "Atlantics" had been selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival that she had made history. Diop, the 36-year-old French-born filmmaker of Senegalese heritage, is the first black woman in competition for Cannes' top honor, the Palme d'Or. The 72nd Cannes Film...

Summer Movie Preview: Horror takes a holiday

May. 1, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Jarmusch didn't have to look far for zombies. "I see a lot of soulless ghouls on the streets at night walking along staring into their phone and they don't even know they're in the world anymore," says the director. "Sometimes I just want to shove them out of the way like, 'Wake up! Get...

Film at Lincoln Center fetes 50th with a gala and a makeover

Apr. 30, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On its 50th birthday, Film at Lincoln Center has a new name but an unchanging mission. The uptown institution formerly known as the Film Society of Lincoln Center celebrated half a century as a "sanctuary of cinema" on Monday in a gala at Alice Tully Hall that brought out much of New York's...