Drama

  • Review

    Everything Is Cinema

    What starts out as an ethnographic documentary turns into a study of a failing marriage during Covid lockdown…

    3 stars
  • Review

    Time

    A stylishly melancholic, surprisingly funny elegy to Hong Kong cinema…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Flowers of Shanghai

    All that glitters is not always gold in the tea rooms of 19th century Shanghai…

    4 stars
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    Fallen Angels

    Wong Kar-wai’s oneiric and vivacious journey to the Hong Kong underworld…

    4 stars
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    Time And Tide

    Drama within gunplay within mayhem in Tsui Hark’s early 2000’s actioner…

    4 stars
  • Review

    2046

    An absolute onslaught of narratives, styles, and structures makes for an infinitely rewarding opus from Wong Kar-wai…

    5 stars
  • Review

    Happy Together

    Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Leslie Cheung star masterpiece of melancholia…

    4 stars
  • Review

    In The Mood For Love

    Unrequited love never looked so good in this new version of a timeless classic…

    4.5 stars
  • Review

    Giants and Toys

    There’s no honour among thieves or salarymen in 50’s Japan…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Days of Being Wild

    Wong Kar-wai submerges us in his dream of Hong Kong and its lovers, killers, and lonely hearts…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Giants and Toys

    A classic critique of capitalism and materialism that has not lost any of its relevance…

    4.5 stars
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    Helter Skelter

    A nightmarish, hallucinogenic exploration of the excesses of the Japanese fashion industry…

    4 stars
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    Tropical Malady

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s audacious jump into the dream world is the calling card of a truly unique filmmaker…

    3.5 stars
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    Chungking Express

    Chance encounters in love are never quite as they seem…

    5 stars
  • Review

    The Paper Tigers

    A crowdfunded kung fu comedy is a revelatory experience that proves the indie scene can produce masterworks…

    4.5 stars
  • Review

    Cold Fish

    A typically wild and offbeat take on the serial killer genre from Japanese auteur Sion Sono…

    5 stars
  • Review

    Fresh Wave 2019: 3 Generations 3 Days

    21 minutes, 3 generations, 3 days, an unforgettable short…

    4 stars
Wong Kar-wai @ BFI Southbank