Non-Fiction (Doubles vies)

Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) France (2018) Dir. Olivier Assayas To move with the times or stay with what we know is tried and tested? A dispute for the ages that will never dissipate as long a technology keeps developing. We all have or opinions on this and other issues but what forms and influences these opinions … Continue reading Non-Fiction (Doubles vies)

The Early Films Of Olivier Assayas

The Early Films Of Olivier Assayas (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 91 minutes approx. / 84 minutes approx. Many film fans might only know Olivier Assayas from recent Hollywood films Clouds of Sils Maria and Personal Shopper, while cineastes will refer to the two films made with his ex-wife, Hong … Continue reading The Early Films Of Olivier Assayas

Irma Vep

Irma Vep (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 99 minutes approx. Among the pantheon of instances of life imitating art and art imitating life, this 1996 film from French director Olivier Assayas is possibly the most meta of them all, for the central plot is rumoured to have been the very … Continue reading Irma Vep

Something In The Air

Something In The Air (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Artificial Eye) Running time: 122 minutes approx. May 1968 and a protest by disenfranchised students of Nanterre University in Paris, sparks the infamous nationwide revolt. Three years later Gilles (Clément Métayer) is a young artist who is also heavily involved in a political student movement that … Continue reading Something In The Air