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The Grandmaster (2013)

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While most movies are certainly watchable on a television, there are some that absolutely must be experienced on the big screen. Wong Kar-Wai’s The Grandmaster (一代宗師), of course, falls strongly into the latter… Continue reading

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5 Great Movies to See (by yourself) on Valentine’s Day

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Ah yes, Valentine’s Day. The greatest day in the calendar year for chocolate and card companies. Needless to say, however, some of us are single. Still, that shouldn’t stop you from having some… Continue reading

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6 Examples of Quality Cinematography

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As I said in my review of Love Letter, a common trait many of my favorite Japanese films have is beautiful cinematography, and Love Letter had plenty of that. With that in mind,… Continue reading

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Hard Boiled (1992)

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Hong Kong police officer “Tequila” Yuen’s (Chow Yun-Fat) partner gets killed while they attempt to raid an arms deal in a tea house. Having failed to nab the head honcho in the midst… Continue reading

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2046 (2004)

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We all have disappointments. Some cope with them better than others. Enter Chow (Tony Leung) as he moves into room 2046 in a hotel in director Wong Kar-Wai’s follow-up to his earlier In… Continue reading

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Chungking Express (1994)

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In most cultures, relationships ending sourly is one of life’s inevitable truths alongside death and taxes. How does one go about coping with the fact that his girlfriend left him? Wong Kar-Wai’s Chungking… Continue reading

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In the Mood for Love (2000)

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It is Hong Kong, 1962. Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) rent rooms right next to one-another. Coincidentally, their spouses begin an affair with one-another. It was that that began… Continue reading

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