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First times

Why are we afraid of ‘the first time’?
Every day in life is the first time
Every morning is new; we never live the same day twice.

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Review: Yi Yi, aka A One and A Two (2000)

Review by: Topo Sanchez
SCUM Rating: ★ ★ 

The seventh and final film from Taiwanese New Wave legend Edward Yang, Yi Yi, is an epic masterpiece that gives backstage access to the intricacies of relationships within a family unit, as well as modern society as a whole. 1,064 more words


Knife and Camera: Modern Displacement in the Work of Edward Yang

The late Edward Yang is among the most fastidious and precise of all observers of human nature. His films are not so much character studies as they are metaphysical documents of the intersection between the social and the personal, the external and the internal. 2,004 more words


Yi Yi (2000): Beautiful Realism

On the day of Edward Yang’s death the art house world lost a huge talent. Quite possibly the most acclaimed member of Taiwan’s New Wave, he did not rise to international fame until a little film named Yi Yi: A One And A Two won Yang the Best Director award at Cannes Film Festival. 325 more words


Yi Yi: A One and a Two (2000)

Ting-Ting’s grandmother. She has a stoke while throwing out the garbage bag Ting-Ting has forgot to take outside. Yi Yi: A One and a Two (2000) … 278 more words

Yi Yi: A One and A Two (2000): "Why is the world so different from what we thought it was?"

This film is an example of cinema at its finest. Cinema that makes you consider heavy existential themes, but with a tone that can range from darkly honest, to light and heartwarming; cinema that you think about for days after you’ve finished watching. 491 more words

Film Grimoire

The 5 Best 21st Century Films about Families

I was feeling kind of Rob Gordon (the guy from High Fidelity) today, so I decided to go ahead and make a top 5 list. 1,150 more words