Laura Schadler

Laura Schadler grew up in the mountains of Virginia. She studied filmmaking at Bard College, and writing at California College of the Arts. Her fiction has appeared in The Southern Review, Denver Quarterly, Gettysburg Review, Fourteen Hills, and West Branch Wired, among others. She teaches writing and is currently working on a novel.

The Necessity of Wong Kar Wai

Demonstrating both the benefits and the downfall of being an auteur, Wong Kar Wai's swirling, vivid films are full of the mistakes, incongruities and strangeness of a visionary.