Wong Kar-Wai

By: David Smay

Moving from Shanghai to Hong Kong at age five, WONG KAR-WAI (born 1958) learned to speak Cantonese at the movies. He hustled his way into the Hong Kong film boom of the ’80s, screenwriting hackwork […]

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Hilo Heroes, July 12-18


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, this week, to the following high-, low-, no-, and hilobrow heroes. Click here for more HiLo Hero birthdays. JULY 12 A New England scion twice kicked out of Harvard for nonconformity and “apathy,” […]

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