Thursday, October 11, 2007

Wong Kar Wai, Where Are You?

Watching Tony Leung under the direction of Ang Lee in "Lust, Caution" is like seeing De Niro minus Scorsese or Klaus Kinski without his Herzog. Something’s simply missing in the midst of all that talent (regardless of how many NC-17 rated body parts are in full view). It certainly doesn’t help that the calculating Lee will never reach the heights of the visionary Wong Kar-Wai, Leung's most significant director. I was rooting for Lee through every tilt and pan, but I was also thinking, “What would Wong do?”

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