Watched

Fallen Angels

A mix of Hong Kong action and his usual repertoire of contemplative characters, stunning cinematography, and moody mise-en-scène, Fallen Angels is one of Wong Kar-Wai's finest achievements this side of In the Mood for Love. Almost enough to forgive him for My Blueberry Nights — almost.

Watched

Love Hotel

Despite their massive output of wholly deranged pornography, the Japanese still see fit to attempt to reign in the wayward morals of their overworked and repressed people. Fascinating exploration of love, relationships, sexuality, and the confusion they produce in modern day Japan.