My first Wong Kar-Wai. Every second of this movie is stunning.
Before getting to the actual review, playing an attempted rape (which it is) for laughs (which it does) is a good way to make me dislike your movie.
There's so much this film has going for it: its score is as good as any film this year not named Under the Skin; the long takes work fantastically within scenes; and the performances are truly outstanding, from (in order of quality) Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis (really!), Michael Keaton, Naomi…