Hong Sang-soo

February Short Fuses — Materia Critica

February 1, 2024
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Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, television, film, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.

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Film Series Reviews: “Still Life with Hong Sangsoo” — Tingly Comedies of Discomfort

April 20, 2023
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Whereas Hong Sangsoo’s filmography abounds with coming-of-age stories featuring young characters embarking on their romantic/sexual and professional lives, two of these three films spotlight middle-aged characters, with one specifically dealing with disease and mortality.

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Film Review: “Claire’s Camera” — An Engaging Escapade from a Major Director

April 13, 2018
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Claire’s Camera is enjoyable and charming, but it’s definitely minor Hong, made on a lark at Cannes.

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