A video showing Wong Kar-wai’s influence on Barry Jenkins, with side-by-side comparisons of Moonlight with In The Mood For Love, Days Of Being Wild, and Happy Together.


Buenos Aires is cinematographer Christopher Doyle’s visual and narrative diary of his participation in the making of Wong Kar Wai’s film Happy Together.

The cars, the colours, the isolation, the trains, the (same) cast, the (same) crew, the weather and the unfamiliar language.We start to have a deja vu feeling. It seems that unconsciously, we’re finally making that ‘Days of Being Wild Part II’ that so many have expected of us for so long.Leslie even started humming the theme from 'Days’ as he prepared for a shot today. Checking his costume and make-up in a wall mirror, he turned very Carina Lau-ish and mimicked her glorious 'How do I look?’ line from 'Days I.

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film rec list

modern vampire films let the right one in, thirst, only lovers left alive, a girl walks home alone at night

woman descending into madness persona, through a glass darkly, a woman under the influence, rosemary’s baby, antichrist, repulsion, queen of earth

two lovers on the run wild at heart, badlands, gun crazy, pierrot le fou, bonnie and clyde, true romance, natural born killers

same-sex love stories happy together, show me love, water lilies, the handmaiden, brokeback mountain, my beautiful launderette

really weird romcoms i’m a cyborg but that’s ok, the lobster, lars and the real girl, harold and maude

ready to cry? the hunt, dancer in the dark, requiem for a dream, mulholland drive, au hazard balthazar

best ensemble cast movies inglourious basterds, apocalypse now, beetlejuice, magnolia, the royal tenenbaums, eastern promises

old black and white movies that definitely still hold up and you should watch them the night of the hunter, psycho, dr. strangelove, a streetcar named desire, the third man, bunny lake is missing

youth culture films a clockwork orange, sid and nancy, jubilee, gummo, stranger than paradise, if…, the doom generation


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