So, Winnie the Pooh wasn’t a financial success (it didn’t even manage to make back its 30 million budget in the U.S.), but was it a creative success? The answer to that question is: mostly, yes. For starters, there is no denying that this is the best looking Pooh-related project since 'The Many Adventures of WInnie the Pooh'. Also, and this might have something to do with the fact that it was so closely based on Milne’s original works, this is the first Pooh-related project to make right by the title character in many, many, years.
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Jim Jarmusch’s characters are cool, so I guess it was a matter of time until he made a movie explicitly about coolness. Only Lovers Left Alive stars Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton as Adam and Eve, two vampires trying to keep their lives meaningul and interesting in the 21st Century, after many, many years of being alive. Despite being married, Adam lives a reclusive life making music in Detroit, while Eve lives across the ocean, in Tangiers, where she goes…
I wrote about this for The Film Experience's "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" series