Tag: Tsai Ming-Liang

REVIEW: The Deserted (2017)

A disabled man lives in a decrepit house up on a hill, with only two ghosts and a shape-shifting fish for company. The Deserted is a 55-minute short feature written and directed by Taiwanese arthouse master Tsai Ming-liang, and shot by him for the first time in virtual reality. VR strikes me as a difficult medium; not ...

REVIEW: Rebels of the Neon God (1992)

In a Taipei neighbourhood, the lives of two disaffected teenagers collide. Hsiao Kang (Lee Kang-sheng) struggles through cram schools at his father's insistence while growing steadily self-destructive. Ah Tze (Chen Chao-jung) is small-time thief who, along with his best friend Ah Ping (Jen Chang-bin) and girlfriend Ah Kuei (Wang Yu-wen), haunts the city's arcades and ...