Screening Room: ‘Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai’

Jim Jarmusch’s Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai finally gets its overdue Criterion DVD release, just in time for holiday gift-giving. My review is at PopMatters:

An out-of-time transmission from the late 1990s, when auteurs were fully embracing genre and pre-millennium jitters was tossing old artistic certainties out the window, Jim Jarmusch’s Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai is a spectacular oddity that still confounds expectations…

The trailer is here:

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