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The show-stealing style of Brigitte Lin in Chungking Express

At once hyper-kinetic and hazily romantic, Chungking Express is the quintessential film about loneliness in the postmodern metropolis. Set in contemporary Hong Kong, it’s about characters who brush against one another throughout the daily rush of life, but struggle to connect. Even the voice overs are used not for narrative purposes, but to express the […]

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Lost Classic: Happy Together (Wong Kar-wai, 1997)

The weight of memory has long been portrayed as an onerous facet of life, and in Wong Kar-wai’s 1997 film Happy Together, it’s as heavy as a ball and chain. “Lai Yiu-Fai, we could start over,” is the first line we hear, but Yiu-Fai has heard his boyfriend Po-Wing say it numerous times before. Their […]