Paterson gets its own pop movie with Star Wars’ almost-villian, Adam Driver

Adam Driver
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Jim Jarmusch’s new film is set in Paterson and highlights historical sites around the city. Adam Driver plays almost villain Kylo Ren in the new Star Wars movie but in this film, he is a simple man with a gift for poetry and a loving wife.

Full review at nj.com

Hat tip to John Hughes for the fine

AMC: when you come to see Star Wars, please leave your Darth Vader mask at home

Star Wars fans in costume
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Ari Wei is amused by AMC’s dress policy for Star Wars fans coming to see the new movie.

Lmao, the costume policy of AMC when you go on their website and click on showtimes for Star Wars:

“AMC does not permit weapons or items that would make other guests feel uncomfortable or detract from the movie-going experience. Guests are welcome to come dressed in costume, but we do not permit masks or face paint. In short, bring your lightsaber, turn it off during the movie, and leave the blaster and Darth Vader mask at home.” read more

Fabulous dance mashup with stars from old movie scenes grooving to ‘Uptown Funk’

Screen Shot from Michael Binder Mashup
Screen Shot from Michael Binder’s dance mashup of Uptown Funk
Turns out that a bunch of film’s old dance stars had moves even Bruno Mars could be proud of. Paul Morris writes about the mashup Michael Binder put together:

It took him a long while to find the perfect clips which properly conveyed the energy and passion, but after he scanned through hundreds and hundreds of movies from 1953 and earlier, he finally edited together an absolutely stunning video featuring some of our favorite dancers and singers.

It’s pretty amazing to watch legends like, Gene Kelly, Shirley Temple, Judy Garland, and Fred Astaire dance to one of the catchiest songs ever! read more