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Water Cooler: Nobody, Chungking Express, The China Syndrome, Infernal Affairs, Solar Opposites, and More

On the April 1, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista at the virtual water cooler to talk about what they’ve been up to. Opening Banter: At The Water Cooler: What we’ve been […]The […]

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‘One for the Road’ Review: Wong Kar-wai Produces Overwrought Thai Melodrama

One of the precious few movies that Wong Kar-wai has produced for another filmmaker in the last 20 years, Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya’s “One for the Road” is a syrupy glob of romantic melodrama that has as much in common with the likes of “The Bucket List” and “Elizabethtown” as it does with the lovelorn poetry […]

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Every Wong Kar-wai Movie Is Getting a 4K Restoration, Timed to ‘In the Mood for Love’ 20th Anniversary

Wong Kar-wai has announced his 10 feature films will all be getting 4K restorations. The director recently told Filmmaker Magazine (via The Film Stage) that his plan is to have the restorations ready for a theatrical tour in 2020 to mark the 20th anniversary of “In the Mood for Love.” Wong’s feature films include “As […]

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‘Omotenashi’, ‘Xiao Mei’ to open Hong Kong International Film Festival

Festival to close with premiere of What A Wonderful Family! 3: My Wife, My Life from Yoji Yamada.Two Taiwanese films will open this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (Hkiff, March 19-April 5) – Jay Chern’s Taiwan-Japan co-production Omotenashi, and Maren Hwang’s Xiao Mei, which recently played in Berlin.The festival will close with the world […]

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Wong Kar-wai Set as Beijing Festival Jury President

Iconic Hong Kong-based director Wong Kar-wai has been set as president of the jury for the competition section at the upcoming Beijing International Film Festival. Now in its eighth edition, the festival runs April 15-22, 2018.Wong, who was born and studied in mainland China, but established his film career in Hong Kong previously won the […]

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