Tag: ligong

Review: MULAN, Not Quite Equal to an Illustrious Predecessor

Directed by Niko Caro, Disney's live-action adaptation of a classic Chinese tale stars Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen and Jet Li.

Blu-ray Review: Chen Kaige's FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE From The BFI

For many mainstream filmgoers, Farewell My Concubine is perhaps the best-known Chinese language film of the 1990s, helped in no end by its success at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Chen Kaige (Yellow Earth, Temptress Moon), the film traces...

Review: 2046 (Personal Favorites #60)

2046 was probably Wong Kar Wai's highest anticipated film. After he hit it big with In The Mood For Love everyone with the least bit of interest in Asian cinema was waiting for its (informal) sequel. Upon release reactions were...