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At once tremendously dense and gossamer-thin, this period romance/sci-fi hybrid from Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-Wai is a riot of sight and sound that has an irresistible, elemental pull.
"...although "companion piece" may be a more accurate term. 2046 carries over that film’s leading man, the lovelorn pulp..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The latest from Wong Kar Wai is slated for a U.S. Sony Classics theatrical release in August, but for those who've wearied of waiting, Netflix, as well as local independent stores, is offering a no-frills DVD of the film

May 27, 2005 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Extreme Temperature Swings
AFS Essential Cinema kicks off Asia: Hot and Cool series
"...Blade Runner and a touch of noir, Wong Kar-wai's 2046 more or less follows 1991's Days of Being Wild..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

The Grandmaster
Visual master Wong Kar-Wai tells the story of the legendary martial-arts practitioner and teacher Ip Man.
"...of Being Wild, In the Mood for Love, and 2046, and this isn’t his first martial arts picture, either..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

My Blueberry Nights
Filmmaker Wong Kar-wai's English-language debut stars the singer Norah Jones in her acting debut, but instead of exuding newness this sensuous film has an also-ran feel.
"...the man who brought us fembots of the future (2046) and a lovelorn imp who breaks into her secret..."

April 25, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Memoirs of a Geisha
Well, we’re not in Chicago anymore, or even its soundstage approximation, but that hasn’t stopped Oscar-nominated director Rob Marshall from fashioning another epic spectacle out of two squabbling women in (a sort-of) show business.
"...reduces to a thin film of girlish mooniness; Zhang (2046, House of Flying Daggers), an eminently watchable actress, may..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Something Wild
AFS Essential Cinema: Hong Kong New Wave Cinema
"...who resurfaced in In the Mood for Love and 2046) then cruelly discards her. When they meet again briefly,..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Counterprogramming Cupid
Stick it to Valentine's Day with these free ways to say eff off to love
"...we will say that in Wong Kar-Wai's bitter-pill sequel, 2046, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai's character sniffs that "Love is all..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Early Gras
Mardi Gras is early enough this year even for SXSWers: Watch these blogs for lots of Mardi Gras info.
"...of February again until 2035 and then again in 2046 (both slated for February 6). If like me, you..."

Jan. 13, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...In the year 2046, Laurence Fishburne leads a reconnaissance mission to investigate a..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips
"...Neches Ranger District, East Loop 304, Crockett, TX 75835, 409/544-2046 or the Forest Headquarters, 701 N. First St., Lufkin,..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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