I haven’t watched this film in about twenty years. It was even better than what I remember. It’s definitely one of the best films WKW has made. It’s a master class in cinematography, costumes, set design, story, etc. On top of that, it’s one of the best romances ever! I loved it and highly recommend this masterpiece!
Wong Kar Wai’s Happy Together chronicles the tumultuous relationship between two lovers from Hong Kong who travel to Argentina together so they can start over again. The movie is gorgeously shot with outstanding performances from Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Leslie Cheung Kwok Wiig. Interestingly enough, the movie was shot the same year that Hong Kong was taken over by China. Overall, this is one on Wong Kar Wai’s best films that is absolutely heartbreaking.
Another great entry into the Quentin Tarantino canon, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" yet again presents clever storytelling and visually stunning camerawork which Tarantino's fans have come to expect from his movies. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, veteran Tarantino actors well versed in his style, are great playing a dynamic duo, one a fading Hollywood actor and the other his stunt double. They have to navigate through the ever changing world of Hollywood. The movie contains Tarantino's signature violence,…
Letterboxd Season Challenge 2018-2019
Week 22: February 17th-23rd
Alfonso Cuarón has made the film of his career with his latest masterpiece, Roma. This movie focuses on Cleo, played brilliantly by newcomer Yalitza Aparicio, a young woman of Mixteco descent who works as a nanny for a large, affluent family in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City in the early 1970s. The movie takes place during a time of personal and political unrest. The trials and tribulations of the…