How does the Chinese remake of What Women Want stack up to the…

What Women Want was sort of a weird romantic comedy to begin with — Mel Gibson gains the ability to "hear" women's thoughts, and his mental voyeurism somehow becomes romantic. But how does this story do when it's remade for Chinese audiences a decade later? We watched the Chinese remake, starring Andy Lau and Gong Li,… » 2/07/11 3:45pm 2/07/11 3:45pm

The Unholy Love Match Between Scifi And Romantic Comedy

You can tell any kind of story using science fictional ideas, from alien invasion to small personal transformations. But somehow, whenever you mix science fiction and romantic comedy, you create a pungent ooze that eats away at the eyeballs of everybody in the audience. What with it being Valentine's Day and all,… » 2/14/08 8:40am 2/14/08 8:40am