Wong Kar-wai

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A Little Cocky, Here: Top Five Overrated Filmmakers

A proud pastime of movie-lovers the world over is debating whose favorite filmmakers are better than others. It’s remarkably similar to how sports fans boast over their favorite sports franchises or players, or how music-buffs argue whose beloved¬†artist is more “mainstream” or “selling out” or is more influential. Debates over favorite filmmakers, namely directors, are … Continue reading

‘The Grandmaster’ (2013): More Thematic Monologue Than True Cinematic Violence

Directed by: Wong Kar-wai || Produced by: Ng See-yuen, Megan Ellison, Wong Kar-wai Screenplay by: Wong Kar-wai, Zou Jingzhi, Xu Haofeng || Starring: Tony Leung, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen, Zhao Benshan, Song Hye-kyo, Wang Qingxiang, Xiaoshenyang, Cung Le, Yuen Woo-ing Music by: Shigeru Umebayashi, Stefano Lentini || Cinematography: Philippe Le Sourd || Edited by: William … Continue reading

‘In the Mood for Love’ (2000): Steamy Cantonese Loving

Directed by: Wong Kar-wai || Produced by: Wong Kar-wai Screenplay¬†by: Wong Kar-wai || Starring: Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Siu Ping Lam, Rebecca Pan Music by: Michael Galasso, Shigeru Umebayashi || Cinematography: Christopher Doyle, Mark Lee Ping Bin || Editing by: William Chang || Country: Hong Kong || Language: Cantonese Running Time: 98 minutes One of … Continue reading