• Captain Quint

    ★★★★½ Added by Captain Quint

    Wong Kar Wai’s follow-up to 2000s, “In The Mood For Love” is about heartbreak and memory. Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) is trying to forget a woman and start a new life, but he is unable to cope with the loss of her. Chow is a man who lingers in the past; as is every character in the film - they are tethered and miserable.

    Woven through the story is a sci-fi novel (2046) Chow has written that draws from his…

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  • Willem van der Zanden

    ★★★ Watched by Willem van der Zanden 28 Jul, 2016

    Trilogy Day #3(.5) - Wong Kar-Wai's Informal Trilogy

    I have difficulty liking 2046. At once it feels like a very energetic film, with elements from Chungking Express, Days of Being Wild and In the Mood for Love, but because of this it often feels to packed, to full of itself and all in all a bit chaotic.

    The stories are still very interesting and give even more different looks on these fleeting feelings of love in these often very cramped…

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  • Murtatha Allammi

    ★★★★★ Added by Murtatha Allammi

    What we have here with 2046 is a magnificent romantic drama and science-fiction/fantasy masterpiece that stands above many of its peers in its respective genres as it seamlessly blends the genres together, creating a beautiful, stylish, heartfelt, heart-breaking, sexy, and thoroughly engaging film about unrequited love and loneliness. It's a very soulful film that digs deep into the characters and their troubles, without ever becoming overwrought or insincere in its methods and depictions. It tackles the most fragile of human…

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  • Paul Duane

    Rewatched by Paul Duane 24 Jul, 2016

    Still a hot mess, though frequently a very lovely & occasionally moving one. WKW's so self-involved here, not only in his drawing together of elements from Days Of Being Wild and In The Mood For Love, but also in his portrayal of a main character who's a narcissistic artist/voyeur, obsessed with beautiful women but unable to emotionally respond to them. It seems like the classical self-portrait of the numbed, romantic creative type. It's hard now not to object to the way…

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  • gigasitea

    ★★ Watched by gigasitea 22 Jul, 2016 2

    plainly not my type of film (and trust me when i say i tried to love it). a boring but cute enough love story. like other kar-wai films, it was a film of style over substance. however, instead of in the mood for love (which i did rather love), the style of 2046 was rather boring and flaccid.

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  • Aaron Hendrix

    ★★★★ Watched by Aaron Hendrix 20 Jul, 2016

    Some years back I had a happy ending. But, I let it slip away.

    If WKW's In the Mood for Love is about what is - and what could be - then 2046 is about what once was. Though it never reaches the focused brilliance of its predecessor, 2046 drowns its audience in blindingly vibrant style while subtly conveying the tacit dialogue wafting between characters. I give 2046 a 4/5.

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  • BaronVanTheo

    ★★★½ Watched by BaronVanTheo 18 Jul, 2016

    After seeing this I probably won't be able to watch a conventional romantic movie, not to mention a romantic comedy, the same way I did ever again, now knowing about the existence of soulful pieces like this one. No, '2046' surely is not exactly accessible for the most part, still bringing the chaos and fascination of human feelings onto the screen in a creative way that has no equal, thus finding a method of doing it, which finally is absolutely concurring to said topic of the story that is nothing less than one of peoples enduring secrets, most likely never to be solved; Love, desire, emotion.

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  • SLionsCricket

    ★★★½ Watched by SLionsCricket 18 Jul, 2016 2

    2046 seemingly represents Wong Kar-Wai at his most ambitious. Being the concluding part of a trilogy that consists of Days of Being Wild and In the Mood for Love, 2046 is a drama/romance with the most unusual blend of science fiction for a story of this kind. The performances are impressive across the board, from Tony Leung to Zhang Ziyi, to Faye Wong and Gong Li but it is the staggering visual experience and the ideas at play that most…

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  • kikafl4

    ★★★★½ Watched by kikafl4 16 Jul, 2016

    ''Everyone who goes to 2046 has the same intention, they want to recapture lost memories. Because in 2046 nothing ever changes. But, nobody knows if that is true or not because no-one has ever come back.''

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  • eedgars

    ★★★★★ Added by eedgars

    Jāskatās uzreiz pēc "In The Mood For Love".
    Noskaņu un sajūtu turpinājumi ar pavisam nelielu fantastikas dvesmu.
    Skaisti.

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  • Jacob

    ★★½ Watched by Jacob 11 Jul, 2016

    Recently I saw Fallen Angels, a film so full of energy and humor it constantly felt like it was about to burst its seams. How frustrating, then, that the next Wong I see feels so controlled, so humorless, so, well, boring. I liked In the Mood For Love but I had reservations that kept me from loving it, and here all those reservations seem amplified. I'm determined to pursue more of Wong's work, but I think from now on I'll stay away from his more recent films.

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  • Ari Friedgut

    ★★★★½ Watched by Ari Friedgut 10 Jul, 2016

    A beautiful exploration of loneliness, memory and missed opportunities.

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