A thorough look at the ups and downs of FilmStruck, the movie streaming service by TCM and Criterion.
I’ve been a subscriber to the new-ish movie streaming service FilmStruck for a few months now, and I’m fairly happy with it. It’s got some issues though, and I don’t think it’s for everyone. Here are my thoughts on FilmStruck as of mid-2017.
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My thoughts on Wong Kar-wai’s 1994 film Chungking Express.
Chungking Express is a 1994 film by Wong Kar-wai set in Hong Kong. It consists of two parts, each following a different police officer and their experiences with love. It’s visually stunning and incredibly stylish.
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Brief thoughts on the 1964 film by Hiroshi Teshigahara.
Are you shoveling sand to live, or living to shovel sand?
Haunting and incredible. So much sand. Fitting sound design. Visually striking.
It’s slow to start, but worth it in the end. The second half picks up the pace a bit and goes places I didn’t expect it too.
I don’t think I’ll be going to the beach anytime soon.