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Paris, Je T'Aime
Eighteen short films by an international who’s-who of filmmakers make up this omnibus celebrating the joys and sorrows of love and Paris, organized by neighborhood.
"...the charred remains of a relationship. Gyllenhaal, likewise, illuminates Olivier Assayas’ “Quartier des Enfants Rouges,” a gritty handheld slice..."

June 22, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Clean
With an award-winning performance by Maggie Cheung, Clean is one of the most emotionally honest movies about drug addiction ever made.
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Maggie Cheung, Nick Nolte, Martha Henry, James..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Irma Vep
Assayas' camerawork and editing recall the glory days of the French New Wave, while Cheung holds the center as an actress caught up in the behind-the-scenes mayhem on a creative film set.
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Richard, Bulle..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Demonlover
French mind-warper has a puzzle-box narrative and a soundtrack by Sonic Youth.
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Connie Nielsen, Chloë Sevigny, Gina Gershon and..."

Dec. 5, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Summer Hours
The French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (Irma Vep, Demonlover) has upped his game with this new work of uncommonly lyrical humanism.
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Juliette Binoche, Jérémie Renier, Charles Berling, Edith..."

June 12, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Clouds of Sils Maria
Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and Chloë Grace Moretz mix wonderfully in this drama
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz,..."

May 1, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Personal Shopper
A ghost story exploring the ineffable
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, Nora..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Irma Vep & Les Vampires Double Bill
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Nathalie Richard, Jean-Pierre Léaud and Maggie Cheung...."

May 14, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

French Free-for-All
The latest Austin Film Society free series surveys French cinema in the Nineties.
"...Téchiné, Philippe Garrel), new-school filmmakers (Alain Cavalier, Claire Denis, Olivier Assayas), and first-time filmmakers (Karim Dridi, Sandrine Veysset). The..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Une Nouvelle Vie (A New Life)
"...Directed by: Olivier Assayas. Starring: Bernard Giraudeau, Judith Godrèche and Sophie Aubry...."

Nov. 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cool, 'Clean' Air Up North
Dispatch No. 1: Cool, 'Clean' Air Up North
"...another movie I had hoped to catch: Clean by Olivier Assayas, the director of demonlover and Irma Vep. The..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cool, 'Clean' Air Up North
Dispatches from the Toronto International Film Festival: No. 1
"...another movie I had hoped to catch: Clean by Olivier Assayas, the director of demonlover and Irma Vep. The..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Comrades, Almost a Love Story
"...anything Maggie Cheung can't do? Her recent turn in Olivier Assayas' Irma Vep was a startling turnabout from the..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...D: Olivier Assayas; with Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Nathalie Richard, Antonie..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

ATX Film News
Our monthly guide to what’s filming and screening
"...Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Joe Berlinger (the Paradise Lost trilogy), Olivier Assayas (Demonlover, Personal Shopper) and Austin's own Richard Linklater..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Adds Melinda Gates
Philanthropist joins keynote speaker list, plus more names
"...• Director Olivier Assayas (Demonlover, Personal Shopper) and Austin's own Oscar-winner director..."

Jan. 8, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Richard Whittaker’s Top 10 Films of 2017
"...Kristen Stewart and Olivier Assayas throw ghost tropes out the window, and question..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Recommends: Films About Revolution
Watch the status quo crumble to pieces in these cinematic gems
"...Olivier Assayas’ blistering and kinetic epic on Ilich Ramírez Sánchez..."

July 1, 2016 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

FilmCraft: Directing
'FilmCraft: Directing' is fun reading for future filmmakers
"..."Advice to Young Filmmakers." The other filmmakers interviewed include Olivier Assayas, Susanne Bier, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Jean-Pierre and Luc..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Screens Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Seventh Continent and Benny's Video
Michael Haneke's first two films
"...ask ourselves why we watch.Also Out NowClean (UMVD, $24.99): Olivier Assayas directs ex-wife Maggie Cheung in this story of..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Review by Wells Dunbar

Les Enfants Terribles
A brief survey of French cinema in the Nineties
"...1994, 90 min.) Nov. 26, 7pmA New Life (D: Olivier Assayas, 1993, 122 min.) Dec. 3, 7pm & 9:30pm..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Screens Feature

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