Paterson Reviews

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May 1, 2020
Paterson is quaint, charming, curious, deeply engaging and one of the finest profiles of the artistic mind that I've seen in recent memory.
January 28, 2020
Paterson flirts with surrealism, but never leaves the viewers hanging.
January 15, 2020
Paterson may end up being one of the definitive films of our time, a careful character study of a man who makes a tough job look easy, kinda like Jarmusch himself.
November 22, 2019
Paterson's underlying message -- that art is everywhere and for everyone -- is one we could all stand to hear.
November 14, 2019
Overall, Paterson is a captivating piece of filmmaking with [Adam] Driver delivering a suitably amazing performance.
August 20, 2019
Paterson contains a wonderful mundane portrait of the American city, its streets, its factories, its houses, gardens and parks, and its people. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 5, 2019
Paterson is a delight.
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.
December 10, 2018
[Jim] Jarmusch celebrates the ordinary because let's face it, most artists are struggling working class members of society who have to "fit" their passions into everyday life.
December 6, 2018
The word that best comes to mind regarding Paterson is therapeutic. It was a healing experience for me....
November 19, 2018
Paterson is quiet, low-key, meditative and deeply moving.
November 7, 2018
Seeing the everyday through the perspective of a creative mind helps transform a low key character study into something more akin to magical realism; the end result is nothing short of utterly joyous.
November 3, 2018
It's almost a thesis on the pleasures of simplicity, quietude, detachment and a form of solipsism.
November 1, 2018
Paterson is cinema as a slice of life.
October 17, 2018
For all Paterson is a beautiful, textured thing -- subtle and warm-hearted with interesting points to make about living life on your own terms -- it is also intermittently dull.
October 5, 2018
I think Jarmusch really nailed the life of a creator who can observe the minutiae around them and transmute it into gemlike verse, and yet still remain curtained off from public attention.
August 23, 2018
The filmmaker's choices and the film's subject's choices are so carefully weighted and so perfectly chosen that the universe of "Paterson" is one of deep and lasting meaning, and the character of Paterson is unforgettable as portrayed by Adam Driver.
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