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Wong Kar-Wai's 2046 was easily my most anticipated film at the Seattle International Film Festival. I had been waiting for this film for years (WKW is notably slow in churning out his films lately). I…
I first saw this film a few years ago at a film festival, enjoyed it, and was later appalled when I heard that Brad Pitt has optioned the rights for a US remake. Sheesh. Can't Hollywood think of ANY o…
Hero is perhaps the most astonishingly beautiful-looking movie I have ever seen. EVER? (you may ask) Yes, EVER. To put it bluntly, I was simply stunned while sitting through this film. I don't think…
The setting: 1960s Hong Kong. On the same afternoon, Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) move into rooms they've rented in neighboring apartments. Their respective spouses are always w…
I knew about John Woo's reputation... people have always said that his Hollywood flicks, like Face/Off and Mission: Impossible 2 just haven't quite matched up with his earlier Hong Kong work. So this …