This is a beautiful refurbishing of one of Jarmusch’s more uneven films, which is still a must-see for a handful of beautiful performances.
Throughout, Jim Jarmusch playfully blurs the line between driver/passenger, servant/customer, and native/immigrant.
There’s possibly no other living director as in sync with the politics of touch as Claire Denis.
It plays upon memories of other films that cast aging nonconformists as hip mentors to their doe-eyed queer charges.
The Tindersticks’ mini-tour for their new box set of soundtrack work for Claire Denis films graced Los Angeles Saturday night for a show at the little-known Luckman Fine Arts Complex.
Domain retains this essential allusiveness especially in its treatment of Nadia.
Trouble Every Day is quite possibly Claire Denis’s most challenging and unsettling film, both utterly typical of her approach and yet also a true outlier in her career.
Nick Nolte’s weathered skin-formerly-known-as-sexiest-alive appeal is nearly authoritative enough to make you believe Clean‘s otherwise unforgivable non sequiturs.
It demonstrates director Claire Denis’s signature obsession with the human body, cultural rifts and the permissions of sex.