Archives for March 31, 2008

Good Medicine by Way of Paris and Taiwan: Thank You, Hou Hsiao-Hsien!

I may have the flu, I may have a voice like a gravel-crusher and a fever of 101, but I'm still here, propped up in bed editing Cyndere's Midnight.It may have had something to do with my diet of aspirin, soup, hot tea, cough medicine, whisky, and Airborne, but I was hypnotized and delighted by Flight of the Red Balloon, the new film by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, which I watched while slumped on the couch yesterday afternoon. It's one of the most visually inventive films I've ever seen, reminding me of … [Read more...]