What Do 2013’s Most Stylish Vampires Have in Common with Johnny Depp, Tom Waits, and Bill Murray?

In a few months, vampires will prowl on the big screen again.This may sound like unremarkable news. How many vampires have we seen on the big screen in recent years?But these approaching vampires aren't your ordinary bloodsuckers. Nor are they the sentimentalized, sparkle-chested fakes from Twilight land. Their names are Adam and Eve. They're played by Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, The Deep Blue Sea) and Tilda Swinton. They stirred up some rave reviews at the Cannes Film Festival in May. … [Read more...]

Cannes 2005 Winners! Dardennes, Jarmusch, and Tommy Lee Jones!

The directors of Rosetta and The Son, two films I dearly love, have just won the coveted Palme D'Or at Cannes for their latest film The Child. America may not know it, the Academy is too narrow-minded to appreciate it, but the Dardennes Brothers are two of the finest filmmakers in the world. … [Read more...]