Director Jim Jarmusch has never made conventional genre films – after the unbreakable samurai code of ‘Ghost Dog’ or the spiritual western journey of ‘Dead Man’ it is no surprise that his 2013 vampire film is not really about vampires, but a certain melancholic nostalgia towards past times. However, ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ is a shallow statement on passing time, and doesn’t have anything new to say about modern society, nor vampires themselves. MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS
Wes Anderson delivers a visual treat with his latest effort. Anderson, recognised for his distinct and quirky visual aesthetic, triumphantly returns after a secret romance between a scout boy and a school girl of ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ (2011) to deliver a Wes Anderson experience his fans appreciate, and more.