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The lovers cannot even make love: This is one of those rare contemporary movies--like Scorsese's The Age of Innocence (1993) and Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love
(2000)--that hinge decisively on unconsummated passion.
This second volume of 14 lush ballads, taking in the chestnuts ``I'm in the Mood for Love
,'' ``Smile,'' ``As Time Goes By'' and ``I Only Have Eyes for You,'' will go down smoothly for those who snapped up the unexpectedly successful premiere issue.
In the Mood for Love, the less tidy, more evocative moniker of Wong's latest film (which opens February 2), is the first sign that the director is up to something different.
In the Mood for Love is a period piece, set in Hong Kong in the early to mid-'60s, and for the first third of its ninety-seven minutes, it looks and acts like one.
Positively mesmerizing from beginning to end, if this movie doesn't get you in the mood for love
, you need to have your libido checked.
And if that thought doesn't put you in the mood for love
, then you're beyond my help.