Personal Shopper: Criterion Collection

March 6, 2018

Since starring in the popular Twilight movies, Kristen Stewart has used the clout and financial freedom she got from them to work on smaller, more creatively rewarding projects like On the Road (2012) and Certain Women (2016) where she didn’t have the... 

Clouds of Sils Maria: Criterion Collection

June 29, 2016

In international cinema, Juliette Binoche is acting royalty. The veteran actress has worked with the likes of Jean-Luc Godard, Philip Kaufman, Anthony Minghella, and Krzysztof Kieslowski among others. She is a brave actress with an incredible range, which... 

Carlos: Criterion Collection

October 3, 2011

Notorious international terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez a.k.a. Carlos the Jackal came to prominence in the 1970’s and 1980’s with several politically-motivated bombings, kidnappings and hijackings in Europe and the Middle East. He eventually became... 

Summer Hours: Criterion Collection

April 16, 2010

French filmmaker Olivier Assayas has created a fascinating body of work that finds him alternating between character-driven films like Late August, Early September (1998) and Clean (2004), and stylish action thrillers like demonlover (2002) and Boarding... 

Paris, Je T’aime

December 18, 2007

The short film, much like the short story, is an artform unto itself. It takes a certain set of skills as a storyteller to be able to tell a tale succinctly. People who make commercials have even less time. Unfortunately, outside of television stations... 


December 5, 2002

Film critic turned filmmaker, Olivier Assayas’ latest effort is Demonlover (2002), a sleek, near-future corporate espionage thriller. At times, with its labyrinthine plotting and abstract imagery, it resembles something from the mind of David Lynch...