Could anyone else picture a contemporary foreign language film 5-10 years ago and beyond? What would the Academy consider otherwise? Most probably think historical drama or martial arts epic if it were from Asia.[caption id="attachment_1145061" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Barunson E&A[/caption] "Parasite" and Other Asian Films in the Oscars Prior to Parasite, you had the martial arts epic Crouching[...]
One of those promising and interesting projects comes from Ang Lee While Lee doesn't always hit it out of the park when it comes to his movies he usually makes something worth talking about even if it doesn't work entirely as a film.Gemini Man is a movie that takes Will Smith and pits him against[...]
After dramas like Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern, he turned to Wuxia movies in the 2000s after the success of Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon With movies like Hero and House of Flying Daggers, he has alternated between arthouse dramas and arthouse Wuxia movies ever since.[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Well Go USA[/caption]Shadow[...]
This morning, Paramount Pictures finally released a trailer for their upcoming Gemini Man film from visionary director Ang Lee, which stars Will Smith.First debuted during CinemaCon 2019, the film features Smith playing BOTH versions of his character- a 50 something version and a young 23 year old version.You can see the first trailer below:https://youtu.be/AbyJignbSj0Gemini Man is set[...]
Life of Pi director Ang Lee returns to drama with Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk In the film, newcomer Joe Alwyn stars as Billy Lynn, a Bravo Squad solider temporarily brought home after a harrowing battle in Iraq for a victory tour But as he becomes the center piece of a Thanksgiving Day football game[...]
video for the 2003 Ang Lee Hulk film and the Ed Norton Incredible Hulk by Marvel Folks keep talking about a new standalone Hulk film, but this reminds us that maybe keeping him in the Avengers is the best way to go.[youtube]https://youtu.be/yBodAomTA2o[/youtube][youtube]https://youtu.be/Jbhr6hCPsd0[/youtube][...]
He got fans all in a tizzy over whether or not he would be Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy based on a dubious Facebook posting (I believe we still don't have an official answer, but the general consensus is yes, yes he will), and now he seems to be doing it again.Responding to a[...]
That was an extended period, though, as it included the MGM capital crunchdown.I'm still betting on Ang Lee as the next pick I should get down to Ladbrokes, really.During today's conference call with investors, MGM Chairman and CEO Gary Barber had just a little to say about Bond 24 Here are the quotes, as[...]
Life Of Pi's CG secrets. VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer on tigers, the oceans and magical skies.
This Thursday, 20th December, Ang Lee's Life of Pi will be reaching UK cinemas though it has been out in US screens for a little while now Perhaps more appropriate to this story is the film's French release date and that's set for this Wednesday.Seemingly timed to this, Jean-Pierre Jeunet has updated his blog with[...]
It's live, so anything could happen. So I hope they don't have the tiger on the panel.
Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding CoolA new trailer for Ang Lee's Life of Pie has landed and it's full of new footage This trailer takes a little time to set up the story, as well as the' older man retelling his tale' framing device If you can read Vietnamese, you will also get the advantage[...]
Several directors tried to adapt Yann Martel's Life of Pi into a film before Ang Lee finally managed the task, and I can't say that I was too enthusiastic about him picking up the reigns when I first read and wrote about it.Nonetheless, early word says that he's made a film of great spectacle, wonder and awe[...]
Get ready to jump back from the screen.Shot in 3D, you say?The film has been adapted by Ang Lee and screenwriter David Magee from Yann Martel's Booker Prize winning novel It is a story made remarkable by its final reveal, and I'm not about to spoil it I'm curious, though, if Lee can pull this[...]
Reputedly making great use of 3D and set to wow us with wall-to-wall but invisible FX work of the highest calibre, Ang Lee's adaptation of The Life of Pi is, in fact, a relatively contemplative and thoughtful drama dressed up with some fantasy trappings.To say too much more would be to spoil it, but fans[...]