So, what did Criterion do for this release? Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Part Godard, part guerilla , Wong Kar Wai is an iconoclast infatuated with the pursuit of happiness in a crumbling lifescape and “Chungking” is his most spellbindingly romantic. Showing of reviews. Maybe someone would comment on this? Special Features New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with Dolby Digital 5.

Garcia Music Michael Galasso. Hong Kong, premillenial and agit on-cam , making this engaging diptych about two bachelor cops on the tailend of a jilt Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tony Leung and their elusive and spanking-new objects of affection Brigitte Lin and Faye Wong , the most hyperactive movie about stasis. Criterion is known to making their final masters to what the director’s had in mind. I really hope that Criterion possibly considers releasing the third story via the film “Fallen Angels”on Blu-ray. It’s truly an awesome release on Blu-ray and absolutely love it! In the course of discussing the restored an…. Part Godard, part guerilla , Wong Kar Wai is an iconoclast infatuated with the pursuit of happiness in a crumbling lifescape and “Chungking” is his most spellbindingly romantic. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Personally, I don’t know if we’ll see the film any better than this presentation. Part Godard, part guerillaWong Kar Wai is an iconoclast infatuated with the pursuit of happiness in a crumbling lifescape and “Chungking” is his most spellbindingly romantic.

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While watching the film movid knowing that the majority of the film is dialogue-driven and as expected during the music scenes, to hear the music really become prominent but what I didn’t expect to hear, which put a smile to my face is the rear surround and hearing the people talking, exprses cars beeping and while the front speakers were busy with scenes such as the lady in the blonde wig with the Indian smugglers, you hear the whole life of the city come alive through the rear surround.


The insouciance and whimsy in the storytelling by Wong Kar Wai simply takes the audience to another carefree world where the only thing that really matters are friends and people. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I chungkign the version with the music in the background, but the copy I bought turns out to be a version that’s silent.

In the Mood for Love Wong Eubtitles. In the first installment of our new video series Under the Influence, the Moonlight director waxes rhapsodic about Chungking Express and In the Mood for Love. The audio is what I loved about this release. In The Mood For Love. Get to Know Us.

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Close Menu Search Criterion Submit. The Japanese import version does not have English subtitles. People you meet in the street, people you meet in bars, and people who give chances at becoming friends. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Have one to sell?

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Perhaps I’m a bit biased because I enjoyed this film so much but overall, this release is solid chujgking definitely recommended!

I shall sit here patiently waiting for another Criterion Collection print I suppose In the course of discussing the restored an…. Be careful which version you buy. See all reviews. A very informative commentary.

Also, the reason why certain music was used and pretty much how commercials really influenced Wong Kar-wai for this film. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Despite its kinetic bustle, its traffic-blur action and its tull pop mantrasall HK movie standbys, “Chungking” has ,at its core, an intimate calm and wistful melancholy closer to Jim Jarmusch “Stranger Than Paradise” than Ringo Lam.

I have caught a few instances of color pulsing due to the older print and there were no artifacting. Chungking Express is definitely one of my top five favorite movies. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. However, on some disks, this shot is completely silent. For those who were expecting a fupl remastered version that will have a pristine, crisp and vibrant look as some older Blu-rays have managed to have, the Criterion Edition is beautiful but not spectacularly gorgeous but for those watching a Criterion release, the ufll is not to change the film and change the colors.

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