A Love Letter to ‘Chungking Express’

With the works of Wong Kar-Wai recently treated to a new 4K restoration, no time is better than now to fall in love with the director’s dreamlike world. Tommy James breaks down his favourite: the lovesick classic Chungking Express. I remember watching Chungking Express for the first time in film class. It was a scratchy […]Read More

Life During Wartime: How Do Filmmakers Respond To Crisis?

With COVID making appearances in our fictional filmscapes, when is it ‘too soon’ for filmmakers to respond to a crisis? “Shakespeare wrote King Lear during the Plague.” The viral ‘motivational’ post circulated recently on my lockdown stomping-grounds, LinkedIn and Twitter, in an apparent attempt to spark inspiration or productivity while we were all pulling our […]Read More