Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


Overheard at the New Beverly Cinema

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

During the intermission between last night's screening of "Infernal Affairs" and "Chungking Express,"we heard one film geek disclaim to his buddies, "Of course, "Infernal Affairs" is a masterful film, but that's the one Asian film that will never be remade by the studios. It'll be impossible to "Americanize" for audiences over here..."

We didn't have the nerve to tell him about Scorcese's upcoming remake of "Infernal Affairs," called "The Departed."