In the Mood for Love Reviews

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April 15, 2014
So skillfully does the director brings us to a state of breathless expectation that when he refuses to deliver the goods he almost seems to have invented a new form of perversion.
April 15, 2014
In the Mood is a love story told from the point of impact, at the heart, and no conventional resolution could be more profound.
April 15, 2014
It's intelligently conceived, exquisitely crafted and flawlessly acted.
April 15, 2014
Further complemented by the gentle lull of Nat King Cole songs, In The Mood For Love casts a dreamy and melancholic spell that remains unbroken long after the closing credits have rolled.
August 14, 2012
Director Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong's most romantic filmmaker, is known for his excesses, and in that sense the film's spareness represents a bold departure.
August 14, 2012
The film is gorgeous, dripping with texture and sensuality and, well, mood.
November 16, 2018
The settings are wilfully drab - narrow corridors, cramped apartments - yet the fragmentary, richly coloured images are dazzling.
August 28, 2018
In the Mood for Love is delicious eye-candy with rich layers of romantic longing and political tragedy.
April 10, 2018
In the Mood for Love belongs to Cheung, whose beauty lights up the movie like the polar star lights up a winter sky. Cheung is one of the few modern actresses who understands her own physical beauty as an expressive instrument.
November 27, 2017
The problem with In the Mood for Love is that its imagery has far too many face-cards and not enough twos and fives and eights, which, boring as they are, nevertheless constitute the indispensable nitty-gritty of narrative.
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