Sunday, January 1 1995
Kissing Jessica Stein suggests that love and sexual attraction are not functions of gender or even a fixed-for-life self-identification, per se.
'Happy Accidents' is either a sci-fi love story, or a love story in which one of the lovers is crazy.
'You don't change Chinatown. Chinatown changes you.' So warns Detective Nick Chen (Chow Yun Fat), upon meeting his squeaky clean newbie partner, Danny Wallace (Mark Wahlberg) in The Corruptor. And so persists the myth of Chinatown. Alluring, strange, and always inscrutable, in the movies it remains an uncrackable bastion of Otherness.