Midnight Train 1989: Ode to Youth

Beatdown streets of Memphis, a love letter to Elvis Pressley, and the specter of the stories he left behind. Jim Jarmusch’s 1989 flick Mystery Train is a snapshot of Americana, at its grimy glory.  The journey begins at the sideview of a teenaged couple from Yokohama sitting across each other as the noise of theContinue reading “Midnight Train 1989: Ode to Youth”

Cinema Chronicles: That Obscure Object of Desire

The many masks of love and lust and how interchangeable they really are. At the core of this grand piece of film lays a fundamental question, who is the hunter and who is the hunted?   Luis Bunuel’s ‘That Obscure Object of Desire’ was an adaption of the 1898 novel The Woman and the Puppet. WidelyContinue reading “Cinema Chronicles: That Obscure Object of Desire”