Sweet International Trailer…'Journey to the West'

AKA A Chinese Odyssey. AKA one of the Four Great Classical Novels. Full disclosure: I watched the trailer for Journey to the West at least a half a dozen times this morning and I’m still not totally sure what I saw with every repeat viewing. Somehow, Stephen Chow and timeless, massively influential Chinese literature seems […]

The Criterion Files: In the Mood For Love

In the Mood For Love: Directed by: Wong Kar-wai Written by: Wong Kar-wai Starring: Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung Cinematography by: Christopher Doyle Music by: Michael Galasso, Shigeru Umebayashi Released: September 29th, 2000 Wong Kar-wai’s role as a cinematic innovator on a local level has been well-established since the 90s, when Days of Being Wild— which announced […]