“The small character gestures in ‘Chungking Express’ give the film its soul, but the spark comes from the act of being seen at all.”
“Food, particularly junk food, plays a large role in ‘Chungking Express’ by signifying the type of sweet but ultimately fleeting connections (and self-doubt) that occur so frequently for the characters in the bustling Chungking Mansions.”
Marshall Shaffer’s 2nd annual #FilmStruckFebruary begins!
Marshall Shaffer Reflects on a Full Month of FilmStruck
“Office makes you wonder if more thriller-leaning filmmakers should make a foray into the musical genre. Michael Mann’s Gypsy, anyone?”
Jaime Grijalba on Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine