September 28, 2010

In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)

Wong Kar-Wai is considered influential. In the Mood for Love (2000) was a big commercial success for him. How does it compare to Wong Kar-Wai’s other work?
December 20, 2013

Fantasia 2013 bits III

Reviews bits of the Fantasia Film Festival.
May 20, 2010

Street Kings (David Ayer, 2007)

In Street Kings, police officer Tom Ludlow never hesitates to venture outside the law in the pursuit of Los Angeles’s most reviled criminals.
April 19, 2010

The Lookout (Scott Frank, 2007)

In The Lookout, after a violent car accident, a promising young man, disabled by a memory condition, is persuaded into robbing the local bank he works in.
November 24, 2010

The Naked Kitchen (Ji-yeong Hong, 2009)

The Naked Kitchen is disappointing, even with the presence of Ji-hun Ju (Kim from last year’s Antique) and its appealing premise. It does everything wrong.
November 28, 2010

Love in a Puff (Ho-cheung Pang, 2010)

Love in a Puff (Pang Ho-cheung, 2010), from one of Hong Kong most promising directors, stands out as a great example of how to do romantic comedies right.