Being an obsessive (though novice) Asian cinephile and eating up anything stamped ‘Wong Kar Wai’ and ‘Ang Lee’, I’ve been dying to see Lust Caution for a while now. So going overseas on a two week trip to
I found a theater showing the film near LA, but balked that it was a half hour drive away. Then I read in the Times article people are flying to see this movie. Makes me feel like an ass. Well, this article convinced me. I am going to see this movie! Not lost on me though, was this quote (ninth paragraph down):
“For myself, I strongly object to censorship, but for the country as a whole, I think I can still understand its necessity,” said Yan Jiawei, a graphics designer from
It’s “necessity”? I feel like saying, “You know what asshole?? It’s people like you I got to add
It’s that very type of thinking that’s the root of censorship; one person (or group of people) deciding what is right for another group of people, when in fact the first group doesn’t know shit about the second group. So do me a favor ‘Yan’, keep your mouth shut. I’m censoring you.