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24 January 2008  |  Written by Glen Ferris  

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Mmmm.... Pie. Is just us or does the very mention of pastry-encased blueberry goodness get the tastebuds going? Just us? Okay then, down to business.

We've been given a lovely new poster for Wong Kar Wai's soon-to-be-released tale of self-discovery, the search for true love and the benefits of a lovely slice of pie - and a quick perusal of the talent on offer determines it's well worth a look.


Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Natalie Portman and singer Norah Jones (making her screen debut) bolster this none-more indie effort which marks the In The Mood For Love director's English-language debut. Watch this space for our take on the film...


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RE: Changed from Cannes
The film received 3 stars in the latest issue of Empire magazine. More

Posted by Jeffrey at 17:50 on 31 January 2008 | Report This Post

Changed from Cannes
...I remember reading pretty muted reviews after its Cannes screening, so glad to hear it's been tightened up a bit. Assuming, of course, the new editing is an improvement! And yay to Strathairn appearing on the poster! More

Posted by Acho at 18:50 on 25 January 2008 | Report This Post

FYI, to the person doing the review for Empire. This is a different version from the one that premiered at Cannes last year. After a lot of negative reviews, mostly with regards to the 'slow' pacing, director Wong Kar-wai personally cut 15 minutes from the film, including some voiceover narration. More

Posted by Jeffrey at 16:24 on 25 January 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Jude Law? Natalie Portman? Norah Jones?
like i said, iv heard really good things about norah jones, and remember how he cast faye wong in chungking express and she was the standout of that. anyway she was a popstar and look how well that turned out. More

Posted by adambatman82 at 21:39 on 24 January 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Jude Law? Natalie Portman? Norah Jones?
What's wrong with Portman (who is smokin btw)? I'm not a big fan of Law granted but surely reserve judgement on Norah Jones until you have a point of reference  More

Posted by bronco3114 at 17:26 on 24 January 2008 | Report This Post

I've seen it and think it's weaker than most of WKW's previous work though not his worst. I rate it 7 out of 10. Just. More

Posted by Jeffrey at 17:18 on 24 January 2008 | Report This Post

Jude Law? Natalie Portman? Norah Jones?
The horror! ... the horror! More

Posted by Mad Dog Tannen at 16:47 on 24 January 2008 | Report This Post

i cant wait for this, kar-wai is one of my favourtie filmmakers, and iv heard good things about norah jones' performance. More

Posted by adambatman82 at 16:16 on 24 January 2008 | Report This Post

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