Only Lovers Left Alive Revisits Vampire Genre

"How can you've live for so long and still not get it? This self obsession is a waste of living." If any genre of as been over-explored in our culture, it's the blood-sucking, vampire genre. But indie director Jim Jarmusch offers a melancholy, hipster-driven film that pushes the boundaries of love for centuries between two… Continue reading Only Lovers Left Alive Revisits Vampire Genre

In Defense of The Grand Budapest Hotel

However, there was something special about The Grand Budapest Hotel; a pivotal shift in direction that not only gave this film a broader appeal, but it has become an instant five-star winner for me--someone vehemently unattracted to the typical Wes Anderson craft of storytelling. Here's what I have to say in defense of Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel, and why this film works: