Articles tagged hou hsiao-hsien

Cannes 2015: Women Resist Their Masters in ‘Sicario’ and ‘The Assassin’

Both Sicario and The Assassin tell the stories of women embroiled in conflict: in the former, the drug war; in the latter, the courts of ninth-century China.

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Juliette Binoche had to provide her own dialogue in ‘Flight of the Red Balloon’

TORONTO - Juliette Binoche, introducing “Flight of the Red Balloon” to audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, described the project as a “

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The Flight of the Red Balloon (Le Voyage du ballon rouge)

In Hou Hsiao-hsien's first French film, interactions are mirrored and refracted, images of images, reflections of longing.

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Three Times (Zui hao de shi guang) (2006)

Seen individually, the three sections of Three Times would be impressive; taken altogether, they're devastating.

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15 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Café Lumiere (2003)

Café Lumiere recreates Japan's lush colors and busy depths, but doesn't imbue them with any universal meaning.

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9 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

Millennium Mambo (2003)

A filmmaker fixated on the continuing past, Hou has become the foremost chronicler of our mortality.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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