Richard Brody on Jim Jarmusch’s new film, “Only Lovers Left Alive”: http://nyr.kr/PVEUSE
“The movie, with its vehemently anti-pop orientation, sets up a hidden cultural aristocracy that burrows, termite-like, through the history of art to deliver the highest treasures surreptitiously, communicating secretly with the other sanguinary hipsters while satisfying the vulgar zombie clamor.”
Photograph by Sandro Kopp/Sony Pictures Classics.
George Platt Lynes, Tennessee Williams c. March 1944
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Monday marks the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Philip Gourevitch looks back over his coverage of the genocide, and considers how his pieces might be read now, at nearly two decades’ remove: http://nyr.kr/1i8T09O
Photograph by Dominic Nahr/Magnum.
Hosing down Kim Novak