The wonderful world of Wong Kar-wai

With Criterion Collection’s new release of restored Wong Kar-wai classics, also coming to UK cinemas, we immerse ourselves in the auteur’s work…

  • Review

    Chungking Express

    Chance encounters in love are never quite as they seem…

    5 stars
  • Review

    In The Mood For Love (Original Soundtrack)

    Set the mood with a sultry cinematic soundscape perfect for the last days of lockdown longing…

  • Interview

    Brigitte Lin interview: “I totally forgot what I had said. Was it...

    We talk to the truly iconic actress about her career…

  • Review

    As Tears Go By

    Love and violence in the neon lit streets of Hong Kong…

    3.5 stars
  • Feature

    Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia – A True Celluloid Icon

    We celebrate the career of the 80s and 90s most iconic HK actress, the subject of a Filmmaker in Focus strand at this years HKIFF…

  • News

    The Grandmaster – a comparison of cuts

    Wong Kar-wai’s film is finally here, but it’s the Weinstein cut – should we worry?…

  • Review

    In The Mood For Love

    In The Mood For Love is Wong Kar-Wai’s romantic masterpiece to a time long passed, but longingly remembered…

    5 stars
  • Review

    Days of Being Wild

    Leslie Cheung leads an all-star cast in Wong Kar-wai’s sophomore film…

    4 stars
  • Review

    The Grandmaster

    Not an ordinary kung fu movie, Wong Kar-wai’s latest work is a stylish movie about kung fu and its Grandmasters that crossed the Mainland China from North to South, West to East…

    5 stars
  • Review

    Ashes Of Time Redux

    Wong Kar-wai returns to his 1994 classic to produce a definite version – but is it really any better…?

    4.5 stars
  • News

    Tony Leung and Carina Lau wed

    Hong Kong actor Tony Leung has married long term partner Carina Lau in a Buddhist-inspired ceremony in Bhutan, according to reports.

  • Review

    My Blueberry Nights

    A dazzling ode to neon lights, beautiful but as hollow as a glass tube…

    2 stars
  • Review

    2046

    A spell binding and often perplexing vision – it’s Wong Kai-wai’s much anticipated sequel to In the Mood for Love

    3.5 stars
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