Criterion Collection · Drama · Taiwan

#804 A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

#804 A Brighter Summer Day 1991 // Taiwan // Edward Yang Criterion Collection (LINK) A Brighter Summer Day “traumatized” me years ago, even with the hazy video quality from the YouTube, I was immediately transfixed and the four hours running time just flew by, leaving a sense of emptiness and loneliness, agony as well as… Continue reading #804 A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

Criterion Collection · Drama · France

#802 Paris Belongs to Us (1961)

#802 Paris Belongs to Us 1961 // France // Jacques Rivette Criterion Release Date: 8 Mar 2016 (LINK) Jacques Rivette was the last French New Wave director that I came across, largely attributed to the unavailability of his majority of works in physical media and their daunting epic running time. Watching Rivette’s Out 1: noli met… Continue reading #802 Paris Belongs to Us (1961)