The Best Films Of The Decade

I posted a list like this, broken out into 5 parts, earlier this year, then took it down again. I was triggered by a couple of other publications that dared to make their lists so early. This is an updated version. Long, but snugly housed all in the one post. It just requires a lot … Continue reading The Best Films Of The Decade

Time Capsule: Demonlover

Director: Olivier Assayas Stars: Connie Nielsen, Chloë Sevigny, Gina Gershon Having been wooed by Olivier Assayas' recent output (Personal Shopper and particularly Clouds Of Sils Maria) its been gratifying to find the UK's independent labels responding to a desire to work back through his catalogue. Earlier works have been made available on physical media thanks to … Continue reading Time Capsule: Demonlover

Why I Love… #93: Irma Vep

Year: 1996 Director: Olivier Assayas Stars: Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Richard There are some songs you can't separate from the movies they close. I'm not talking about songs that are edited to action within the story, but rather the moment it all ends and the credits crash in and a song plays. And that … Continue reading Why I Love… #93: Irma Vep

Review: Personal Shopper

Director: Olivier Assayas Stars: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz When anyone asks what Maureen (Kristen Stewart) is doing in Paris, she tells them she is "waiting". The first time we hear this it is out of context for us. We are left to wonder what it is she is waiting for. And though Assayas … Continue reading Review: Personal Shopper