Movie Diary 3/14/2017

Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas, 2016). There’s no such thing as ghosts and there is no life after death. So how does a ghost story fare in the hands of Kristen Stewart and Monsieur Assayas? Very well, thanks, because they know ectoplasm doesn’t exist. This feels like a project that started as a doodle (two separate doodles, actually), but it somehow mysteriously has a life, and a somber center. (full review 3/17)