Wong Kar-Wai
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Now This is How You Make a Melodrama: 'In the Mood for Love'
29 Nov 2012 // 4:10 PM

The central affair from In the Mood for Love might not have the violent urgency of something like Romeo and Juliet, but unlike more intense love stories, the quiet doom of this one makes it linger in your mind years after watching the movie.

My Blueberry Nights
27 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM

Wong's films are structured around images of characters in repose, of interactions weighted with desire, and of individual memory and fantasy.


Against the Consensus: 'Chungking Express'
21 Mar 2011 // 3:00 AM

This film is a case study in style over substance. This is not always a bad thing. Godard, a master filmmaker, made a career out of this concept. However, when the style offered is derivative, the idiom looms forebodingly.

My Blueberry Nights (2007)
29 Jun 2008 // 2:33 AM

True fans of cinema generally hate dubbed foreign films. Not only do they miss the beauty of the native language, but every rerecording job seems


Norah Jones tries her hand at acting in 'My Blueberry Nights'
9 Apr 2008 // 10:46 PM

It was the kind of offer that most Hollywood A-listers would jump at: a chance to work with Wong Kar-Wai, the critically acclaimed Hong Kong

//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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