Episode 1 – Wong Kar-wai’s Chungking Express

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Rudie, Ryan & Travis discuss: ‘What We’ve Been Watching This Week?’, Criterion News, we review Wong Kar-Wai’s 1994 film: Chungking Express (#453), Criterion Trivia, and ‘Variations of a Theme’; where we discuss other films that relate to the themes of the film we’re featuring. This week the theme is loneliness in film.

The Criterion Trivia Question for July is: ‘What was the voice mail box number of cop #223?’ and ‘What was his voice mail password?’

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Our next episode we will cover Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits.

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