You know those shipwreck movies where the castaways end up on some island and they have to start from scratch finding food, shelter, and, let's say in the case of “Lord of the Flies,” figure out how to govern themselves? Well, “Life of Pi” makes those movies look like a vacation in Bora Bora. Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s best selling novel (M. Knight Shyamalan was, at one point, attached ... more >
Life of PI
Richard Parker lives!
Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Ayush TandonDirected by Ang Lee
Cannes ’09 – Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock
Not the Taiwanese filmmaker's best
Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock" was just screened here in Cannes this afternoon and the reaction as the end credits rolled was polite applause. This was, I thought, supposed to be one of the movie-events of the festival, a near-transformative experience--I expected the earth to move. Ang Lee happens to be one of only two American filmmakers presenting in Cannes, and his association with James Schamus ... more >