Paterson (VIFF Review)

Jim Jarmusch always works style over structure; however that doesn’t mean style over substance. In Paterson, all we get is substance. Adam Driver plays Paterson, a bus driver living in Paterson, whose bus route runs Paterson Street. He’s also a private poet – private because despite the support his dutiful, sunny wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) […]

The Law of Moments (review)

The Law of Moments is an unusual family drama, one that’s reminiscent of the budding relationships between family and friends explored in movies like Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Bodies. Both that movie and this one differ in their conclusions, but The Law of Moments’ writer-director Emma Samms employs the same dreamy effects and staging that turn […]