Friday, 24 May 2013

ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE IMPRESSES CANNES CRITICS


A late entry into the Cannes lineup, Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive has attracted the indie filmmaker some of the best reviews he's had in recent years. Critics have been pleasantly surprised by the film's sense of humour and unique take on an oft-told tale of centuries-old vampires, played by Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton.

In The Guardian, Peter Bradshaw affords the film just three stars out of five, but has a lot of good things to say about Only Lovers Left Alive. And The Telegraph's Robbie Collin is entertained by the film and by its 'sexy' leads. On Twitter, Jordan Hoffman and Jonathan Romney are both complimentary of the film, while Mike D'Angelo is somewhat torn by the film. This may be a late-game contender for some awards on Sunday. Details on international distribution shouldn't be too far off.