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  • The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

    The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

    ★★★★

    "Intimate, primitive, familiar and relaxed."

    Ozu's ethos has never been clearer.

  • Heat

    Heat

    ★★★★

    Okay, I admit it. I like an action film.

    Henry Rollins as some meathead thug, Al Pacino dunking on post-modernism, and that gorgeous ending - what more could you want?

    Edit:

    The Moby cover of New Dawn Fades is pure sacrilege.

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    I'm sure we all know the feeling of discovering something or someone and only wishing you'd discovered them far earlier. This is how I feel about Edward Yang after watching my first film of his, which happens to be his final film.

    Everything, from the pure poetry of the use of reflections in glass - showing us what is behind and in front, to the subtle and incredibly real feeling characters. Edward Yang has captured life at almost every angle.…

  • Heartworn Highways

    Heartworn Highways

    ★★★★

    If the scene of Townes playing Waitin Around to Die whilst Uncle Seymour tears up in the background dosent rip your heart to shreds, then I'm not sure what will.

    Honest to god, in my opinion, that scene might be one of the most important moments caught on film.