Paterson Reviews

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September 18, 2017
This is a portrait of simple life, almost idyllically so, and of a man who finds in poetry a vehicle for appreciation.
February 10, 2017
As Paterson makes these rounds again and again, Jarmusch unhurriedly crafts a cinematic ode to finding both art and delight in the quotidian.
February 10, 2017
It's not exactly riveting material, and even Jim Jarmusch - the veteran writer-director who traffics in the day-to-day contemplation of human existence - struggles to make "Paterson" pop.
February 9, 2017
Jarmusch, who made supernatural vampires seem human in Only Lovers Left Alive, now finds inspiration in the mundane.
January 27, 2017
A filmmaker telling his story in pictures and the limitlessness of control he brings to his art. What more can one ask of cinema?
January 26, 2017
Jim Jarmusch's latest has moments of beauty that help compensate for a slightly static narrative.
July 20, 2019
Much of Paterson's charm lies in its bustling sense of community, one filled with a refreshing diversity and a sense of cordiality that's often lacking in the modern day.
June 4, 2019
Finds great power in the idea of the blank page, and in the life-changing power of words, and he does so in the most subtle and deeply beautiful ways.
March 14, 2019
Warm, heartfelt, and unpretentious, Jim Jarmusch's latest is an absolute delight.
January 26, 2019
Like in real life, the smaller moments sometimes click and resonate long after its running time has past.
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