Michelle Reis and Takeshi Kaneshiro in Wong Kar-wai’s Fallen Angels. Photo: Block 2 Pictures and Jet Tone Contents
Michelle Reis and Takeshi Kaneshiro in Wong Kar-wai’s Fallen Angels. Photo: Block 2 Pictures and Jet Tone Contents

Are Wong Kar-wai’s new 4K restorations better than the originals? With fresh cuts of In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express and more, is the new Criterion Blu-ray box set worth shelling out for?

  • George Lucas’ Star Wars trilogy is very different today, Zack Snyder is doing a ‘Snyder Cut’ of DC’s Justice League and Blade Runner has multiple versions
  • Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai has brought the trend to his art house films, and he and Christopher Doyle state that some are closer to their original visions

Michelle Reis and Takeshi Kaneshiro in Wong Kar-wai’s Fallen Angels. Photo: Block 2 Pictures and Jet Tone Contents
Michelle Reis and Takeshi Kaneshiro in Wong Kar-wai’s Fallen Angels. Photo: Block 2 Pictures and Jet Tone Contents
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