I have yet to watch an Altman film with which I didn’t immediately fall head over heels
A beautiful yet melancholy meditation on life that moves at the speed of life, Yi Yi offers a deceptively complex narrative that takes deep breaths, allowing you to reflect on regret and the meaning and purpose of your own existence while observing the characters within the film do the same. While watching it I also found myself dealing with an internal debate, as to how one should watch a film that demands a sort of humanistic approach to appreciating it.…
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I was surprised to find that i was actually enjoying myself for a lot of the first half. There were some really fun and exciting set pieces, and the camera work/set design were top notch. I was engaged, I was happy.
Then things started to get a little... messy. Too many things were happening without any sense of pace, and very little of it felt right or made any sense to me. On more than one occasion my girlfriend and…