Archive for October 24th, 2007

“Lust, Caution”, Ang Lee’s Notorious new film

October 24, 2007

Lust, CautionThere are moments in Ang Lee’s Lust, Caution, in which a young woman goes under cover to seduce a Chinese traitor working for the Japanese government during WWII so that she and a group of other rebels can assassinate him, that recall one of my favorite films Notorious. Only now the actor with the presence of Cary Grant is playing the villain. And if Hitchcock were around today I don’t think he would have pulled any punches, as Ang Lee also has not here. (more…)


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