Kai White

Kai White

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The chance of me creeping through your profile for something interesting to watch isn’t 100%, but it also isn’t 0%.

Favorite films

  • Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • A Tale of the Wind
  • Iran Is My Land
  • Satantango

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  • Triangle

    ★★½

  • 2046

    ★★★★★

  • A Screaming Man

    ★★½

  • Blow Out

    ★★★½

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  • Triangle

    Triangle

    ★★½

    Interesting. Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam, and Johnnie To decide to make a movie together. The catch is that each one is responsible for 30 minutes on the dot of the presentation. There are no demarcation prompts, no fade to black and introduction of the next story or even anything resembling that. Instead, it is one continuous narrative, each using their own writers and nobody talking to one another beyond looking at development notes.

    That is a lot better of an…

  • 2046

    2046

    ★★★★★

    Tony Leung’s eyes in this are otherworldly. His writer character peers into people, like he can read them on an elemental level. I couldn’t stop watching his eyes, they were just so captivating.

    I don’t know what to say about this, so I’m not going to say much. A sequel to In The Mood For Love sounds like a horrible idea on paper, which is why I went out of my way to avoid this for so long. Is it…

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  • Blow Out

    Blow Out

    ★★★½

    Careful where you go on those evening strolls.

    When Jack Terry (John Travolta), a sound engineer on low rent horror movies, goes out for the night to a park to try to capture some ambient noises, he accidentally records audio of a tire being shot out on a presidential candidate’s car. The car drives off into a lake, so Jack jumps in and rescues the only person he can, ditzy party girl Sally (Nancy Allen). While Sally is treated at…

  • The Saddest Music in the World

    The Saddest Music in the World

    ★★★★

    At one point, Chester Kent (The Kids In The Hall’s Mark McKinney) and Narcissa (Maria de Medeiros) witness a funeral taking place for a previously unseen character. As the man is being buried, his widow, through a torrent of tears, announces that she will sing his favorite song. She bravely but barely manages to choke out a few bars of “Skip To My Lou.”

    If you think that sounds funny, are you ever going to adore The Saddest Music In…