Morris Yang

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Favorite films

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Breaking the Waves
  • Holy Motors
  • Werckmeister Harmonies

Recent activity

  • Night Detour


  • An Injury to One


  • Brief History of a Family

  • Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell


Pinned reviews

  • Clifford the Big Red Dog

    Clifford the Big Red Dog

    My review for In Review Online:

    When moviegoers go to the movies, they typically do so with certain expectations: to be entertained, to feel something, to unwind from reality and escape into fantasy, to derive, in short, some utility from the experience greater than that if they had not. Before we criticize this observation as a fool’s errand in attempting to rationalize artistic jouissance, or lament its lack of inclusivity (there are those, after all, who will visit their local…

  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch


    Where to start with this film? To those previously unacquainted with Zack Snyder's works (like myself, having somehow avoided even his superhero ones), a foreboding mythos looms over them like an irresistible spectre, enticing and repelling in equal captivating measure. Likewise, one tends to find it difficult to separate, or at least distinguish between, the strands of ironic critique and sincere commentary that prove so characteristic of his dialectical engagement. It's terrifyingly problematic for the uninitiated viewer suddenly thrust into…

Recent reviews

  • Night Detour

    Night Detour


    [FIDMarseille ‘22 viewing]

  • An Injury to One

    An Injury to One


    Revolutionary for its time; merely rigorous in ours.

Popular reviews

  • Bergman Island

    Bergman Island


    The quintessential Swedish film: Bergman, saunas, ABBA.

  • Benediction



    “Most people live for the moment, and you live for eternity.”
    “Don’t say that.”
    “Why not?”
    “Because I’m afraid I might believe it.”