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What is Wong Kar-wai's best film?

haven't seen any
1 (5%)
don't like any
0 (0%)
other
0 (0%)
As Tears Go By
0 (0%)
Days of Being Wild
0 (0%)
Chungking Express
6 (30%)
Ashes of Time / Ashes of Time Redux
1 (5%)
Fallen Angels
1 (5%)
Happy Together
1 (5%)
In the Mood for love
7 (35%)
2046
2 (10%)
Eros (segment "The Hand")
0 (0%)
My Blueberry Nights
1 (5%)
The Grandmaster
0 (0%)

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Wong, Kar-wai
« on: April 09, 2009, 05:40:46 PM »
Supplemental question: How many masterpieces does he have?  Name them.

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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2009, 05:44:17 PM »
Chungking
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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2009, 05:48:54 PM »
1. Chungking
2. ITMFL
3. Fallen Angels
4. Happy Together
5. 2046
6. Days of Being Wild
7. My Blueberry Nights (although this is the only one I haven't rewatched and hence the least sure of)
8. As Tears Go By
9. Ashes of Time

I've watched The Hand but really don't remember it well enough to rank it.
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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2009, 05:55:52 PM »
Fallen Angels

I don't know when I switched.
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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2009, 06:06:00 PM »
You need to watch the earlier films that build up to it, but 2046 is his magnum opus, combining and continuing the major themes from his prior films.  It's a typical (classic) WKW film inflated to epic proportions.
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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2009, 06:11:45 PM »
I don't know, maybe Chungking but I've watched In The Mood For Love a lot more. I always go back to it.

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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2009, 06:14:51 PM »
1. Chungking Express
2. Fallen Angels
3. Days Of Being Wild
4. 2046
5. Happy Together
6. In The Mood For Love
7. Ashes Of Time/Redux
8. As Tears Go By
9. My Blueberry Nights

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Re: Wong Kar-wai
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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2009, 06:41:48 PM »
I need to watch more of his films to make an informed opinion.

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Re: Wong Kar-wai
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2009, 06:47:25 PM »
Supplemental question: How many masterpieces does he have?  Name them.

Masterpieces:
In the Mood For Love (the best of his best)
Happy Together
Chungking Express

Near masterpiece:
2046

Excellent and need to rewatch
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Days of Being Wild
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