A week has passed since I watched this film. I wanted to let it sit with me for a bit before watching it again and giving it a proper response.
Films like this, which are hyped to an unbelievable degree, end up sending an audience to end up watching it with elevated expectations, only to be ultimately disappointed afterwards. It’s a fact that many films suffer considerably from this aspect of our cinephile culture, I’ve experienced it with many films before.
Chungking Express has a reputation that I think may be beyond what it intended, with it being an Out-of-Print title at Criterion,... read the rest.
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