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"[A] keenly observed tale of two people seeking guidance in painful and complicated circumstances."New York Times "Dosunmu turns the cityscape backdrop into a smeary blur of colors, isolates fragments of faces and bodies, and swipes a few moves from Wong Kar Wai..."A.V. Club1.147983

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"[A] keenly observed tale of two people seeking guidance in painful and complicated circumstances."New York Times "Dosunmu turns the cityscape backdrop into a smeary blur of colors, isolates fragments of faces and bodies, and swipes a few moves from Wong Kar Wai..."A.V. Club1.147983

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"[THE GRANDMASTER] may well be the definitive illustration of kung fu in all its arcane schools and intricate styles. There's never been anything like it..."Wall Street Journal "An exercise in pure cinematic style filled with the most ravishing images, THE GRANDMASTER finds director Wong Kar-wai applying his impeccable visual style to the mass-market martial arts genre with potent results."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "GRANDMASTER has some of the most impressive martial arts scenes since CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "The action-heavy tale of a kung fu master in 1930s China breaks new ground for an art-house director."Washington Post "[A] hypnotically beautiful dream from the Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai..."New York Times "Art film meets martial arts in the gorgeous THE GRANDMASTER....The elegant style of the fighting sequences does more than display camera and kung fu technique -- this style also shows fighters living with honor."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE GRANDMASTER is a drunken love letter to experience, which helps us survive, and wisdom, which helps us face aging, loss and, ultimately, the abyss..."RogerEbert.com 3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]azzling in its startling action and ravishing romance."Rolling Stone "Where the filmmaker really cuts loose is in the glorious fight scenes, as expertly choreographed as the ones in a Zhang Yimou movie..."A.V. Club0.6739218

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"[THE GRANDMASTER] may well be the definitive illustration of kung fu in all its arcane schools and intricate styles. There's never been anything like it..."Wall Street Journal "An exercise in pure cinematic style filled with the most ravishing images, THE GRANDMASTER finds director Wong Kar-wai applying his impeccable visual style to the mass-market martial arts genre with potent results."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "GRANDMASTER has some of the most impressive martial arts scenes since CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "The action-heavy tale of a kung fu master in 1930s China breaks new ground for an art-house director."Washington Post "[A] hypnotically beautiful dream from the Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai..."New York Times "Art film meets martial arts in the gorgeous THE GRANDMASTER....The elegant style of the fighting sequences does more than display camera and kung fu technique -- this style also shows fighters living with honor."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE GRANDMASTER is a drunken love letter to experience, which helps us survive, and wisdom, which helps us face aging, loss and, ultimately, the abyss..."RogerEbert.com 3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]azzling in its startling action and ravishing romance."Rolling Stone "Where the filmmaker really cuts loose is in the glorious fight scenes, as expertly choreographed as the ones in a Zhang Yimou movie..."A.V. Club0.6739218

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Director Derek Yee shoots the subterranean techno clubs and souped-up street racers of the city's petty hoodlums with style and energy..." Uncut0.5391374

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"[Q]uite entertaining, thanks to the director's eye for his city's battered glamour and the presence of a few skilled and good-looking Asian actors, principally the tough, fine-boned Zhang Ziyi."New York Times "As atmospheric and moody as a film noir...A remarkable period piece, evoking the bustling, dense and increasingly dangerous Shanghai of the '30s..."Los Angeles Times0.4043531

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"[An] insanely entertaining smash-fantasy burlesque....You don't just watch it, you ride with it, laughing all the way." Entertainment Weekly "For all its extreme cartoonish violence, KUNG FU HUSTLE is a surprisingly sweet and charming movie."Los Angeles Times "The showstopping fight sequences are choreographed by the legendary Yuen Wo Ping and given an extra jolt of nutty inventiveness by some cheerfully crude digital effects."New York Times "That one can indeed call KUNG FU HUSTLE delightful reflects its wonderfully compelling, high wire sense of dreamy knockabout..." Sight and Sound "HUSTLE's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant."USA Today "[Chow is] a one-man comedy parade....[He] turns his characters into live-action cartoons and then, miraculously, makes it all ring true." Rolling Stone "[N]o one's ever captured the escapist thrill of a four-coloured splash panel as well as Chow does here." Uncut "[I]n terms of physical timing, comic ideas and snap-crackle-pop filmmaking it buries any 10 other American comedies you can think of." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #14 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] blast of exuberant, over-the-top cinematic madness....Ridiculously entertaining." Uncut0.3369609

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"[An] insanely entertaining smash-fantasy burlesque....You don't just watch it, you ride with it, laughing all the way." Entertainment Weekly "For all its extreme cartoonish violence, KUNG FU HUSTLE is a surprisingly sweet and charming movie."Los Angeles Times "The showstopping fight sequences are choreographed by the legendary Yuen Wo Ping and given an extra jolt of nutty inventiveness by some cheerfully crude digital effects."New York Times "That one can indeed call KUNG FU HUSTLE delightful reflects its wonderfully compelling, high wire sense of dreamy knockabout..." Sight and Sound "HUSTLE's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant."USA Today "[Chow is] a one-man comedy parade....[He] turns his characters into live-action cartoons and then, miraculously, makes it all ring true." Rolling Stone "[N]o one's ever captured the escapist thrill of a four-coloured splash panel as well as Chow does here." Uncut "[I]n terms of physical timing, comic ideas and snap-crackle-pop filmmaking it buries any 10 other American comedies you can think of." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #14 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] blast of exuberant, over-the-top cinematic madness....Ridiculously entertaining." Uncut0.3369609

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"...Already widely accepted as a modern classic....A landmark in Hong Kong cinema..." Sight and Sound "...An elliptical melodrama....[DAYS OF BEING WILD] proves that there is life and energy left in avant-garde film making..." New York Times "...DAYS OF BEING WILD is an intimate film about lost youth, with an undertow of sensuality in the images....Wong Kar-Wei is a real discovery, a major artist..." Film Comment "The director's unique brand of cynical romanticism is clearly on display....His films are more powerful and rewarding with multiple viewings."Los Angeles Times0.3369609

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Christopher Doyle's mesmeric compositions remain unaltered....Less a film to watch than an experience to surrender to."Empire "Chris Doyle's camerawork is typically extraordinary as the demands of capturing light in the desert push him outside his own comfort zone..."Sight and Sound "Visually superb, its score enhanced by added music, ASHES OF TIME REDUX is an elegiac, contemplative work with an elliptical narrative..."Los Angeles Times "For the love of all things sensual and mysterious, see this one on a big screen." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[A] delirious swirl of color and blinding star wattage....[ASHES was] important to Mr. Wong's evolution, because it is the film during which he shook off genre and abandoned the banalities of mainstream narrative for visual abstraction, beauty, art."New York Times0.3369609

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"HUSTLE's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant."USA Today "That one can indeed call KUNG FU HUSTLE delightful reflects its wonderfully compelling, high wire sense of dreamy knockabout..."Sight and Sound "[N]o one's ever captured the escapist thrill of a four-coloured splash panel as well as Chow does here."Uncut "[Chow is] a one-man comedy parade....[He] turns his characters into live-action cartoons and then, miraculously, makes it all ring true."Rolling Stone "[I]n terms of physical timing, comic ideas and snap-crackle-pop filmmaking it buries any 10 other American comedies you can think of."Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #14 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] blast of exuberant, over-the-top cinematic madness....Ridiculously entertaining."Uncut "[An] insanely entertaining smash-fantasy burlesque....You don't just watch it, you ride with it, laughing all the way."Entertainment Weekly "For all its extreme cartoonish violence, KUNG FU HUSTLE is a surprisingly sweet and charming movie."Los Angeles Times "The showstopping fight sequences are choreographed by the legendary Yuen Wo Ping and given an extra jolt of nutty inventiveness by some cheerfully crude digital effects."New York Times0.3369609

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"HUSTLE's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant."USA Today "That one can indeed call KUNG FU HUSTLE delightful reflects its wonderfully compelling, high wire sense of dreamy knockabout..."Sight and Sound "[N]o one's ever captured the escapist thrill of a four-coloured splash panel as well as Chow does here."Uncut "[An] insanely entertaining smash-fantasy burlesque....You don't just watch it, you ride with it, laughing all the way."Entertainment Weekly "[I]n terms of physical timing, comic ideas and snap-crackle-pop filmmaking it buries any 10 other American comedies you can think of."Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #14 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] blast of exuberant, over-the-top cinematic madness....Ridiculously entertaining."Uncut "For all its extreme cartoonish violence, KUNG FU HUSTLE is a surprisingly sweet and charming movie."Los Angeles Times "The showstopping fight sequences are choreographed by the legendary Yuen Wo Ping and given an extra jolt of nutty inventiveness by some cheerfully crude digital effects."New York Times "[Chow is] a one-man comedy parade....[He] turns his characters into live-action cartoons and then, miraculously, makes it all ring true."Rolling Stone0.3369609

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"[An] insanely entertaining smash-fantasy burlesque....You don't just watch it, you ride with it, laughing all the way." Entertainment Weekly "For all its extreme cartoonish violence, KUNG FU HUSTLE is a surprisingly sweet and charming movie."Los Angeles Times "The showstopping fight sequences are choreographed by the legendary Yuen Wo Ping and given an extra jolt of nutty inventiveness by some cheerfully crude digital effects."New York Times "That one can indeed call KUNG FU HUSTLE delightful reflects its wonderfully compelling, high wire sense of dreamy knockabout..." Sight and Sound "HUSTLE's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant."USA Today "[Chow is] a one-man comedy parade....[He] turns his characters into live-action cartoons and then, miraculously, makes it all ring true." Rolling Stone "[N]o one's ever captured the escapist thrill of a four-coloured splash panel as well as Chow does here." Uncut "[I]n terms of physical timing, comic ideas and snap-crackle-pop filmmaking it buries any 10 other American comedies you can think of." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #14 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] blast of exuberant, over-the-top cinematic madness....Ridiculously entertaining." Uncut0.3369609

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"[An] insanely entertaining smash-fantasy burlesque....You don't just watch it, you ride with it, laughing all the way." Entertainment Weekly "For all its extreme cartoonish violence, KUNG FU HUSTLE is a surprisingly sweet and charming movie."Los Angeles Times "The showstopping fight sequences are choreographed by the legendary Yuen Wo Ping and given an extra jolt of nutty inventiveness by some cheerfully crude digital effects."New York Times "That one can indeed call KUNG FU HUSTLE delightful reflects its wonderfully compelling, high wire sense of dreamy knockabout..." Sight and Sound "HUSTLE's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant."USA Today "[Chow is] a one-man comedy parade....[He] turns his characters into live-action cartoons and then, miraculously, makes it all ring true." Rolling Stone "[N]o one's ever captured the escapist thrill of a four-coloured splash panel as well as Chow does here." Uncut "[I]n terms of physical timing, comic ideas and snap-crackle-pop filmmaking it buries any 10 other American comedies you can think of." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #14 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] blast of exuberant, over-the-top cinematic madness....Ridiculously entertaining." Uncut0.3369609

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"...Energetic, sexy, haunting and unpredictable..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Infinitely tantalising....Feelings captured in HAPPY TOGETHER linger with great, scratchy intensity..." Sight and Sound "...Slick AND poignant....Captures the weird, familiar rhythms of a last tango..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...Wong's nervy style and characteristic subterranean-fantasy style make for an arresting work about an exotic subculture..." Entertainment Weekly "HAPPY TOGETHER unfolds as if it were a recollection of a particularly intense period in its central character's life, much like Wong's subsequent tale of unrequited passion, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE."A.V. Club28.74796

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"...Energetic, sexy, haunting and unpredictable..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Infinitely tantalising....Feelings captured in HAPPY TOGETHER linger with great, scratchy intensity..." Sight and Sound "...Slick AND poignant....Captures the weird, familiar rhythms of a last tango..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...Wong's nervy style and characteristic subterranean-fantasy style make for an arresting work about an exotic subculture..." Entertainment Weekly "HAPPY TOGETHER unfolds as if it were a recollection of a particularly intense period in its central character's life, much like Wong's subsequent tale of unrequited passion, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE."A.V. Club28.74796

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"...Energetic, sexy, haunting and unpredictable..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Infinitely tantalising....Feelings captured in HAPPY TOGETHER linger with great, scratchy intensity..." Sight and Sound "...Slick AND poignant....Captures the weird, familiar rhythms of a last tango..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...Wong's nervy style and characteristic subterranean-fantasy style make for an arresting work about an exotic subculture..." Entertainment Weekly "HAPPY TOGETHER unfolds as if it were a recollection of a particularly intense period in its central character's life, much like Wong's subsequent tale of unrequited passion, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE."A.V. Club28.74796

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"[A]s a cinematic bath for the senses, it's a rush, a swoon." Entertainment Weekly "[A]n unqualified triumph....Mr. Wong makes movies, still a young art, that create meaning through visual images, not just words." New York Times "[A]n immersion in visual and aural beauty flecked with emotional colors that would be too painful if they dominated all the movie's frames." Premiere Ranked #18 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "A subversive, multi-layered epic from a master filmmaker." Uncut Included in Entertainment Weekly's Top Ten Films Of The Year -- "[A] pool of movie beauty in which to submerge." Entertainment Weekly "Wong is a man of reckless ambition, and 2046 is his mega-epic, a crazy, heart-crushing romantic monster of a movie..." Movieline's Hollywood Life28.66768

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"[A]s a cinematic bath for the senses, it's a rush, a swoon." Entertainment Weekly "[A]n unqualified triumph....Mr. Wong makes movies, still a young art, that create meaning through visual images, not just words." New York Times "[A]n immersion in visual and aural beauty flecked with emotional colors that would be too painful if they dominated all the movie's frames." Premiere Ranked #18 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "A subversive, multi-layered epic from a master filmmaker." Uncut Included in Entertainment Weekly's Top Ten Films Of The Year -- "[A] pool of movie beauty in which to submerge." Entertainment Weekly "Wong is a man of reckless ambition, and 2046 is his mega-epic, a crazy, heart-crushing romantic monster of a movie..." Movieline's Hollywood Life28.66768

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"...This is an astonishingly rich and multi-layered film that is possibly the director's finest to date..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Box Office "...Haunting....[The stars] generate potent sexual chemistry..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...It dazzles....As mood goes, this reticent, remembered romance is quietly erotic, probing all those 'almost' spaces in an almost love affair. As cinematography goes, it's luscious..." Entertainment Weekly "...Ravishing, confounding....Hypnotic....An odd, suspended-in-time feel..." Premiere "...A swooningly cinematic exploration of romantic longing, both restrained and sensual, luxuriating in color, texture and sound, this film raises its fascination with enveloping atmosphere and suppressed emotion to a ravishing, almost hypnotic level..." Los Angeles Times "...A lush story of unrequited love that looks the way its songs sound....The deep colors of film noir saturate the scenes..." Chicago Sun-Times26.38418

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"...This is an astonishingly rich and multi-layered film that is possibly the director's finest to date..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Box Office "...Haunting....[The stars] generate potent sexual chemistry..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...It dazzles....As mood goes, this reticent, remembered romance is quietly erotic, probing all those 'almost' spaces in an almost love affair. As cinematography goes, it's luscious..." Entertainment Weekly "...Ravishing, confounding....Hypnotic....An odd, suspended-in-time feel..." Premiere "...A swooningly cinematic exploration of romantic longing, both restrained and sensual, luxuriating in color, texture and sound, this film raises its fascination with enveloping atmosphere and suppressed emotion to a ravishing, almost hypnotic level..." Los Angeles Times "...A lush story of unrequited love that looks the way its songs sound....The deep colors of film noir saturate the scenes..." Chicago Sun-Times26.37781

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"...This is an astonishingly rich and multi-layered film that is possibly the director's finest to date..." -- 4 out of 5 starsBox Office "...A swooningly cinematic exploration of romantic longing, both restrained and sensual, luxuriating in color, texture and sound, this film raises its fascination with enveloping atmosphere and suppressed emotion to a ravishing, almost hypnotic level..."Los Angeles Times "...Haunting....[The stars] generate potent sexual chemistry..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...It dazzles....As mood goes, this reticent, remembered romance is quietly erotic, probing all those 'almost' spaces in an almost love affair. As cinematography goes, it's luscious..."Entertainment Weekly "...A lush story of unrequited love that looks the way its songs sound....The deep colors of film noir saturate the scenes..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Ravishing, confounding....Hypnotic....An odd, suspended-in-time feel..."Premiere26.26379

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"[The film] finds a director discovering his style." Entertainment Weekly "[T]he very bloody action sequences are handled with genuine flair." Sight and Sound "AS TEARS GO BY is, from first frame to last, obviously and exquisitely a movie by Wong Kar-wai....New York Times21.54262

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Chanteuse Norah Jones shows real potential in her film debut..."Empire "The whole is suffused in a dreamlike atmosphere....[With a] clutch of strong performances..."Box Office "The film is drenched in the same supersaturated colours that gave CHUNGKING EXPRESS and FALLEN ANGELS such vibrancy....Above all, Wong's ear for music is as acute as ever..."Sight and Sound "[B]eautifully shot...with its neon colors and moody, dreamy style..."USA Today "Wong Kar-Wai shoots American dives in gorgeous hot reds, and he teases out moments of terrific acting..."Entertainment Weekly21.34411

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Chanteuse Norah Jones shows real potential in her film debut..."Empire "The whole is suffused in a dreamlike atmosphere....[With a] clutch of strong performances..."Box Office "The film is drenched in the same supersaturated colours that gave CHUNGKING EXPRESS and FALLEN ANGELS such vibrancy....Above all, Wong's ear for music is as acute as ever..."Sight and Sound "[B]eautifully shot...with its neon colors and moody, dreamy style..."USA Today "Wong Kar-Wai shoots American dives in gorgeous hot reds, and he teases out moments of terrific acting..."Entertainment Weekly21.34411

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"...FALLEN ANGELS takes every risk known to film-making, and succeeds triumphantly..." Sight and Sound "...[A] dazzling technical tour de force....Wong's technical mastery and sly observation combine to draw us into the fray almost hypnotically..." Variety "...Wong plays with color, pixilated movement, and random editing....He can be seen as a Mondrian perfecting his art..." Film Comment "...A spectacular visual surface accompanied by an equally pleasing soundtrack..." Box Office "...FALLEN ANGELS is an exhilarating rush of a movie, with all manner of go-for-broke visual bravura..." Los Angeles Times21.09771

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"...FALLEN ANGELS takes every risk known to film-making, and succeeds triumphantly..." Sight and Sound "...[A] dazzling technical tour de force....Wong's technical mastery and sly observation combine to draw us into the fray almost hypnotically..." Variety "...Wong plays with color, pixilated movement, and random editing....He can be seen as a Mondrian perfecting his art..." Film Comment "...A spectacular visual surface accompanied by an equally pleasing soundtrack..." Box Office "...FALLEN ANGELS is an exhilarating rush of a movie, with all manner of go-for-broke visual bravura..." Los Angeles Times21.09771

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"...FALLEN ANGELS takes every risk known to film-making, and succeeds triumphantly..." Sight and Sound "...[A] dazzling technical tour de force....Wong's technical mastery and sly observation combine to draw us into the fray almost hypnotically..." Variety "...Wong plays with color, pixilated movement, and random editing....He can be seen as a Mondrian perfecting his art..." Film Comment "...A spectacular visual surface accompanied by an equally pleasing soundtrack..." Box Office "...FALLEN ANGELS is an exhilarating rush of a movie, with all manner of go-for-broke visual bravura..." Los Angeles Times21.04354

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Van Sant has a particular flair for casting....Best of all is newcomer Gabe Nevins..."Empire "In PARANOID PARK...skateboarding is a kind of rapture, a transport of delight whose graceful swoops and dodges take time by the scruff of the neck and make a short, crashing break for the sublime."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "This is the one where form and content truly mesh....[With] a more intimate, mesmerising impressionism -- most effectively, in the gorgeous, lyrical slow-mo of the skating scenes."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Sublime visual touches abound, mostly in the slo-mo skater footage."Uncut "Gus Van Sant continues to plough his furrow far from Hollywood....[The actors lend] the film its edge of raw authenticity."Box Office "[A] haunting, voluptuously beautiful portrait....PARANOID PARK is about bodies at rest and in motion, and about longing, beauty, youth and death, and as such as much about the artist as his subject."New York Times "[A] gorgeously stark, mesmerizingly elliptical story....The movie unwraps its mystery slowly and meticulously, in a roundabout, almost incidental way..."Los Angeles Times "[A] deeply moving character study of a particular boy and his world..."Film Comment 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The film's sound design, sampling Beethoven and Nino Rota, among others, links up with visual miracles performed by Rain Kathy Li and Wong Kar-Wai's noted cinematographer, Christopher Doyle....Mesmerizing."Rolling Stone "[A] humane exploration of the costs of freedom...It's the first of Van Sant's blitzed-generation films in which a young man wakes up instead of shutting down." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's terribly strong -- in structural integrity, emotional pull, and particularly visual beauty. Working for the first time with legendary Hong Kong-based cinematographer Christopher Doyle, Van Sant makes the gray-blue skies of his hometown Portland, Oregon, look positively enchanted..."Premiere0.22135

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"Without sacrificing his dry wit or the coolly intelligent gaze that lets no one -- his character included -- off the hook, he brings to the film an emotional generosity that he has rarely allowed his characters."Film Comment "[A] buoyant and disarming drama about sons and fathers, death and dying, living and loving and all the ways we find ourselves starting over, hoping finally to get it right."Los Angeles Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "Sweet moments of subtle comedy and straightforward family drama mix perfectly with Mike Mills' trademark artfulness in BEGINNERS..."Box Office "[T]he film's special mixture of sadness, comedy and hope sneaks up on you and stays in your memory."Wall Street Journal "[Mr. Mills] has seductive visual style....In wistful tone and mood, BEGINNERS at times hazily evokes the films of Wong Kar-wai..."New York Times "Plummer is gruffly wonderful here, hardly a surprise, a given that he's long been a great -- and sometimes unsung -- actor."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "One of the pleasures of BEGINNERS is the warmth and sincerity of the major characters."Chicago Sun-Times "[Plummer] creates an inspiring, fully rounded man in late bloom, and McGregor responds with a performance to match." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Delicate business is being transacted in this touchingly personal and altogether extraordinary film....A never better Plummer is simply stupendous..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is a beautifully judged and genuinely affecting exploration of life's constant capacity to surprise."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's certainly a fresh angle on generation-gap issues, and Plummer relishes his role with an eye-twinkle towards the Oscars."Uncut "Mills shows an unexpected compassion for his characters, shooting them simply, and giving Ewan McGregor and Melanie Laurent breathing space..."Sight and Sound0.22135

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"Without sacrificing his dry wit or the coolly intelligent gaze that lets no one -- his character included -- off the hook, he brings to the film an emotional generosity that he has rarely allowed his characters."Film Comment "[A] buoyant and disarming drama about sons and fathers, death and dying, living and loving and all the ways we find ourselves starting over, hoping finally to get it right."Los Angeles Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "Sweet moments of subtle comedy and straightforward family drama mix perfectly with Mike Mills' trademark artfulness in BEGINNERS..."Box Office "[T]he film's special mixture of sadness, comedy and hope sneaks up on you and stays in your memory."Wall Street Journal "[Mr. Mills] has seductive visual style....In wistful tone and mood, BEGINNERS at times hazily evokes the films of Wong Kar-wai..."New York Times "Plummer is gruffly wonderful here, hardly a surprise, a given that he's long been a great -- and sometimes unsung -- actor."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "One of the pleasures of BEGINNERS is the warmth and sincerity of the major characters."Chicago Sun-Times "[Plummer] creates an inspiring, fully rounded man in late bloom, and McGregor responds with a performance to match." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Delicate business is being transacted in this touchingly personal and altogether extraordinary film....A never better Plummer is simply stupendous..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is a beautifully judged and genuinely affecting exploration of life's constant capacity to surprise."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's certainly a fresh angle on generation-gap issues, and Plummer relishes his role with an eye-twinkle towards the Oscars."Uncut "Mills shows an unexpected compassion for his characters, shooting them simply, and giving Ewan McGregor and Melanie Laurent breathing space..."Sight and Sound0.22135

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"Without sacrificing his dry wit or the coolly intelligent gaze that lets no one -- his character included -- off the hook, he brings to the film an emotional generosity that he has rarely allowed his characters."Film Comment "[A] buoyant and disarming drama about sons and fathers, death and dying, living and loving and all the ways we find ourselves starting over, hoping finally to get it right."Los Angeles Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "Sweet moments of subtle comedy and straightforward family drama mix perfectly with Mike Mills' trademark artfulness in BEGINNERS..."Box Office "[T]he film's special mixture of sadness, comedy and hope sneaks up on you and stays in your memory."Wall Street Journal "[Mr. Mills] has seductive visual style....In wistful tone and mood, BEGINNERS at times hazily evokes the films of Wong Kar-wai..."New York Times "Plummer is gruffly wonderful here, hardly a surprise, a given that he's long been a great -- and sometimes unsung -- actor."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "One of the pleasures of BEGINNERS is the warmth and sincerity of the major characters."Chicago Sun-Times "[Plummer] creates an inspiring, fully rounded man in late bloom, and McGregor responds with a performance to match." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Delicate business is being transacted in this touchingly personal and altogether extraordinary film....A never better Plummer is simply stupendous..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is a beautifully judged and genuinely affecting exploration of life's constant capacity to surprise."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's certainly a fresh angle on generation-gap issues, and Plummer relishes his role with an eye-twinkle towards the Oscars."Uncut "Mills shows an unexpected compassion for his characters, shooting them simply, and giving Ewan McGregor and Melanie Laurent breathing space..."Sight and Sound0.22135

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Van Sant has a particular flair for casting....Best of all is newcomer Gabe Nevins..."Empire "In PARANOID PARK...skateboarding is a kind of rapture, a transport of delight whose graceful swoops and dodges take time by the scruff of the neck and make a short, crashing break for the sublime."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "This is the one where form and content truly mesh....[With] a more intimate, mesmerising impressionism -- most effectively, in the gorgeous, lyrical slow-mo of the skating scenes."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Sublime visual touches abound, mostly in the slo-mo skater footage."Uncut "Gus Van Sant continues to plough his furrow far from Hollywood....[The actors lend] the film its edge of raw authenticity."Box Office "[A] haunting, voluptuously beautiful portrait....PARANOID PARK is about bodies at rest and in motion, and about longing, beauty, youth and death, and as such as much about the artist as his subject."New York Times "[A] gorgeously stark, mesmerizingly elliptical story....The movie unwraps its mystery slowly and meticulously, in a roundabout, almost incidental way..."Los Angeles Times "[A] deeply moving character study of a particular boy and his world..."Film Comment 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The film's sound design, sampling Beethoven and Nino Rota, among others, links up with visual miracles performed by Rain Kathy Li and Wong Kar-Wai's noted cinematographer, Christopher Doyle....Mesmerizing."Rolling Stone "[A] humane exploration of the costs of freedom...It's the first of Van Sant's blitzed-generation films in which a young man wakes up instead of shutting down." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's terribly strong -- in structural integrity, emotional pull, and particularly visual beauty. Working for the first time with legendary Hong Kong-based cinematographer Christopher Doyle, Van Sant makes the gray-blue skies of his hometown Portland, Oregon, look positively enchanted..."Premiere0.22135

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"...The shifting alliances and emotional stalemates are played out with sympathy and subtlety..." Sight and Sound0.2192709

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"Mr. Shyamalan has a nice way with actors, a fine eye and an actual vision of the world." New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Zooming in, Giamatti and Howard are technically perfect..." Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hanks to superb performances, it's pretty engrossing. Howard draws you right in, there's no way not to empathize with Giamatti..."Ultimate DVD "One of Shyamalan's admirable traits is that he never just homages earlier work, but always thoroughly overhauls his sources. There are traces in LADY IN THE WATER of TWILIGHT ZONE writer Rod Serling's tales..."Sight and Sound0.1947116

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"Mr. Shyamalan has a nice way with actors, a fine eye and an actual vision of the world." New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Zooming in, Giamatti and Howard are technically perfect..." Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hanks to superb performances, it's pretty engrossing. Howard draws you right in, there's no way not to empathize with Giamatti..."Ultimate DVD "One of Shyamalan's admirable traits is that he never just homages earlier work, but always thoroughly overhauls his sources. There are traces in LADY IN THE WATER of TWILIGHT ZONE writer Rod Serling's tales..."Sight and Sound0.1947116

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"Mr. Shyamalan has a nice way with actors, a fine eye and an actual vision of the world." New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Zooming in, Giamatti and Howard are technically perfect..." Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hanks to superb performances, it's pretty engrossing. Howard draws you right in, there's no way not to empathize with Giamatti..."Ultimate DVD "One of Shyamalan's admirable traits is that he never just homages earlier work, but always thoroughly overhauls his sources. There are traces in LADY IN THE WATER of TWILIGHT ZONE writer Rod Serling's tales..."Sight and Sound0.1947116

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