Yi Yi

Yi Yi

96%

Opening

92% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
10% Rage Jul 11
19% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
23% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

Premieres Tonight

88% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Yi Yi Reviews

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Blending the Coen Brothers' karmic rubicon with Robert Altman's ensemble heart, "Yi Yi" scratches the identifiable itch to reach out for what we've loved, set free and had come back, perhaps still not meant to be: jobs, lovers, freedoms, opportunities.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/4

December 15, 2010
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

One of the best films of the decade, Yi Yi, Edward Yang's most accessible (and very last) film is a fluent, charming and precise family portrait that celebrates ordinary life with all its joys and chaos.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A

December 29, 2009
Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

A heartfelt and involving family drama to which even the most subtitle-wary moviegoer could relate.

Full Review Source: City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

August 21, 2009
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Every beat and every image and every cut and every note feels like a part of a whole. It is a total movie.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

March 31, 2008

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 6, 2005
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

The final moments left me thunderstruck, as deeply moved as I've ever been by a film. Yi Yi accumulates moments of truth and insight until it glows with importance.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: A+

January 15, 2005
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: 4/5

January 9, 2004
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

'With numerous plotlines that move from middle-aged longing and teen romance to cutthroat business, Yang has created a deeply moving examination of a home in turmoil.'

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 3/5

January 22, 2003
Derek Smith
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 89/100

December 31, 2002

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 8, 2002
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 5/5

October 30, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

One of the best films of the year, Edward Yang's Yi Yi combines a diagnosis of modern times with seemingly old-fashioned 'literary' storytelling - scene by scene it's slow, character-focused and dense with realistic detail, while the sprawling, coincidenc

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

September 13, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This one is a masterpiece, despite being as inexplicable as a great work of music sometimes is.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A+

April 21, 2002
David Cornelius
DVDTalk.com

Yi Yi is a rare work of beauty, a thoughtful, touching, compelling study of humanity that demands to be seen.

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 5/5

April 16, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 5, 2002
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies

There's no question it's a soap opera, but a most charming and involving one.

July 13, 2001
Andrew Howe
eFilmCritic.com

The film is underpinned by Nien-Jen Wu's magnificent performance.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 7, 2001
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Life-affirming in the most genuine, respectful and least mechanical sense.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

May 21, 2001
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Seldom has a film so richly awarded patient filmgoers.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 10/10

May 18, 2001
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

As rich and complex as a terrific novel, and you'll fall into the story just like you fall into a good book.

May 14, 2001
David Ansen
Newsweek
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March 31, 2008

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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February 21, 2004
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
April 21, 2003
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 20, 2002
Stephen Himes
Film Snobs
June 10, 2002
George Wu
Senses of Cinema
July 3, 2001
Jason Anderson
eye WEEKLY
June 4, 2001

Ebert & Roeper
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February 22, 2001
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
February 7, 2001
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