In the Mood for Love – Review


I remember on one lonely night I turned to watch a specific Wong Kar-wai film when I was in an incredibly sober mood. That one film I came to was In the Mood for Love, a truly entrancing experience that I still have not yet forgotten. And upon a revisit, I feel as if something really comes back and hits me once again – and suddenly I’m convinced that it’s not only one of my favourite romantic stories, but truly one of the most mesmerizing of any sort of cinematic work, a beautiful film that gives some completely different definition to the word hypnotic. Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love is, as I see it, one of the best romance films ever made and one of the best films to have come out within the 21st century. Continue reading →