Articles tagged olivier assayas

You Still Haven’t Seen ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’?

This beautiful film explores women's issues and relationships with depth and lightness, and nods to high art and popular art.

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Cannes 2016: The Verdict of ‘The Nine-Headed Beast’ (and the Verdict on the Verdict)

Cannes 2016 was distinguished by a range of strong films, but the decisions of this year’s Competition jury felt more politically than artistically motivated.

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4 Aug 2011 // 5:00 AM

100 Essential Directors - Olivier Assayas

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman - Bernardo Bertolucci

Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...

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23 May 2010 // 9:10 AM

‘Carlos’ gives long chase at Cannes

CANNES, France — There are long movies. There are massively long movies. And then there is “Carlos.” A dramatized story of the rise and fall of

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Summer Hours: An Interview with Olivier Assayas

Assayas’ newest film Summer Hours, and in fact his entire oeuvre, is consistently magnanimous, in representing a universe of real women and colorful female characters of all ages, races, and socio-economic backgrounds.

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5 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Clean (2004)

Clean is a vividly antiseptic portrayal of pain.

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25 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

Les Destinées (2000)

As its title suggests, the pall of inevitability hangs over Les Destinées.

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//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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