Zimbo etc.

an independent production company based in Philadelphia

Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom (1960)

Unseen Jessica Mockrish promotional photographs for Robert Curry’s An Atrocious Woman (2013), taken by the director on set.

Usually I write for specific actors and have an idea of a character I want to collaborate with them on. The story is suggested by those characters.

—Jim Jarmusch, 1992

Jim Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers (2005)

Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man (1995)

Jim Jarmusch’s Down By Law (1986)

Florida & Stranger Than Paradise

Jim Jarmusch’s Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

We can’t see Forrest Gump fuck Jenny Curran, to make that kid. But God, wouldn’t that be a great scene? Not just because I want to get off watching Tom Hanks fuck Robin Wright, but think what can be told about Gump through watching him have sex.

—Paul Thomas Anderson, 1998

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights (1997)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master (2012)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood (2007)

When most of us watch a Hollywood movie, we often have difficulty recalling or even registering the names of the dramatis personae. Because we are familiar with the actor, and because we do not see the character’s name written out, whenever he/she does something, we respond at the level of the credits.

—James Naremore, 1983