Martial-arts nostalgia becomes Wong Kar-wai's best in years.
BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL: The prospect of any new Wong Kar-wai film, at this stage, is a cause for some trepidation, arousing suspicions that his career may have peaked in the late 1990s, with that breathless, seemingly effortless run of triumphs ...
Ancient Chinese wonder and romance fails to spark a spell.
It all looks good. You’ve got a good cast, the sets are coming up a treat and then presto chango, all of those fantastic elements fail to synthesise into a coherent whole.
Exquisite attention to detail in this beautifully crafted spy thriller.
You’ve gotta love Ang Lee for stirring things up in the depiction of sexuality in cinema. First he roused the ire of American conservatives by making gay lovers of cowboys in Brokeback Mountain. Now he’s delivered a borderline pornographic...
A man and a woman in neighbouring apartments suspect their spouses of extra-marital activities.
A man and a woman who live in neighbouring apartments in Hong Kong in the early 1960s have an austere relationship when they gradually discover that their respective partners are having an affair. She – Maggie Cheung – works for a shipping agent....