Modernity and digitalization equal loneliness and decay (?)

This is work in progress (so I hope).

In first instance, the list's title refers to a major theme in the oeuvres of both Edward Yang and Olivier Assayas.

Later on I took my selection much broader.

  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • Taipei Story
  • Personal Shopper
  • Summer Hours
  • Faces Places
  • The Paradise Suite
  • The Square
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • The Conversation
  • Network
  • Down in Shadowland
  • The Congress
  • The Present
  • Pulse
  • Fish Tank
  • American Honey
  • L'Avventura
  • Zabriskie Point
  • Elephant
  • The Guilty
  • Woodstock
  • The Edge of Heaven
  • Seconds
  • Akira
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Love, Simon
  • Tony Manero
  • Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes)
  • Passion
  • The Social Network
  • Paris, Texas
  • For the Plasma
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Bling Ring
  • Modern Times
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Eraserhead
  • Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
  • The Stopover
  • Song to Song
  • Ascent
  • Enter the Void
  • A Cure for Wellness
  • Eden Lake
  • Shame
  • Citizenfour
  • First Reformed
  • The Seventh Continent
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Stalker
  • Pi
  • The Truman Show
  • Fight Club
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Sea of Trees
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Magnolia
  • The Conformist
  • Journey to Italy
  • Memento
  • Ex Machina
  • L'Eclisse
  • Three Colors: Red
  • All This Mayhem
  • The Candidate
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Naked
  • Still Night, Still Light
  • Her
  • Wings of Desire
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Winter Brothers
  • Tangerine
  • Ready Player One
  • Black Mirror: Fifteen Million Merits
  • Newness
  • Abel
  • Cube
  • Zeitgeist
  • Zeitgeist: Addendum
  • I Am Not a Witch
  • In a Year with 13 Moons
  • Black Mirror: The Entire History of You
  • Big Little Lies
  • Mon Oncle
  • Dawson City: Frozen Time
  • Equals
  • Cold War
  • Avalon
  • The Consequences of Love
  • Zoe
  • Open Seas
  • Loro
  • Burning
  • Mediterranea
  • Supernova
  • eXistenZ
  • Persona
  • Leave No Trace
  • The Tree of Life