Articles tagged olivier assayas

4 Aug 2011 // 4:00 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 // 8:10 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 // 3:00 PM

Clean (2004)

Clean is a vividly antiseptic portrayal of pain.

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25 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

Les Destinées (2000)

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

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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