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THE DEAD DON'T DIE (2019)
Starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop and Sara Driver. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.

In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviours. No one quite knows why. News reports are scary and scientists are concerned. But no one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing Centerville: the dead don't die - they rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the living - and the citizens of the town must battle for their survival.

REVIEWS The Dead Don't Die - A zombie comedy that's anything but grave

GIMME DANGER (2016)
Starring Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, James Williamson, Dave Alexander, Steve Mackay, Mike Watt, Danny Fields, Kathy Asheton and Jim Jarmusch. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.

No other band in rock’n’roll history has rivaled The Stooges’ combination of heavy primal throb, spiked psychedelia, blues-a-billy grind, complete with succinct angst-ridden lyrics, and a snarling, preening leopard of a front man who somehow embodies Nijinsky, Bruce Lee, Harpo Marx, and Arthur Rimbaud all rolled into one. The film will presents the context of their emergence musically, culturally, politically, historically, and relates their adventures and misadventures while charting their inspirations and the reasons behind their initial commercial challenges, as well as their long- lasting legacy.
TO STAY ALIVE: A METHOD
Starring Michel Houellebecq and Iggy Pop. Directed by Erik Lieshout, Arno Hagers and Reinier Van Brummelen.

The struggling artists, many with mental problems, featured in Houellebecq's manifesto (also titled ‘To Stay Alive – A Method') and in the film, are genuine - although anonymous. As a young man, Iggy read Houellebecq's essay and recognised his own life story. A long-term fan, when the opportunity arose for Iggy to collaborate with the author, he didn't hesitate. He reads excerpts, lounging on the steps of his Miami home, talks direct to camera, and chats with Houellebecq (who also appears as a character in the film). The author describes his text as "a weak and clear signal to those on the point of giving up." The film is a surprisingly playful and stylish exploration of insanity, survival and creativity.

REVIEWS To Stay Alive: A Method - The pain of art

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