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Paterson

Paterson

I was a huge fan of Jim Jarmusch when he first started out. Down By Law is still one of my favourites, but have been less impressed with his more recent work. Adam Driver stars as a bus driver whose name is the same as the town where he lives, which is almost the most … Continue reading

The Music of New York

In David Byrne’s book How Music works, he describes a rather extraordinary 9 year old, Matthew Whitaker who was born 20 weeks premature and weighed 2 pounds, and is blind. “Every Saturday he travels to New York from his home in Hackensack, New Jersey, for a full day of music lessons, He plays 7 instruments. … Continue reading