olivier assayas


V.28 No.22 | 5/30/2019
Non-Fiction

Film Review

Non-Fiction

Olivier Assayas’ latest French dramedy is more interested in conversation than sex

Not every viewer will stay tuned in through this film’s talky back-and-forth. Those looking for smart, adult conversation (with a wink and a nod toward European sexual mores), however, will find themselves well served by the fiction of Non-Fiction.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
“The hills are alive with the sound of ... Oh, wait. There’s no music. Don’t you think it’s weird there’s no music? Let’s talk about the importance of music in modern cinema.”

Film Review

Clouds of Sils Maria

Film industry drama finds actress caught between art and a hard place

Juliette Binoche stars as Juliette Binoche (more or less) in navel-gazing film industry drama Clouds of Sils Maria.