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Life of Pi

The Oscars 2013

Seth Macfarlane as host of the 2013 Oscars was a strange choice in the eyes of many and once the show had ended many people felt that he'd not done a great job. Accusations of horrible sexism and a mean-spirited tone were the main…

2013 Annual BAFTA Awards Results

Last night, Sunday February 10th, was the annual industry awards ceremony known as the BAFTAS (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). They are a prestigious and highly regarded event within the film community and are voted for by…

Life Of Pi (2012)

Ang Lee is an astonishing filmmaker, truly astonishing. He made martial arts acceptable to both the masses and the art-house crowd with the sublime Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, he made an absolutely amazing comic-book movie that mixed…

Life of Pi (2012)

They said it was a book that couldn't be made into a film. Like a red rag to a, um, tiger, that only encouraged someone to give it a go. It has to be said they haven't gone about this by halves. This is a full-on immersive experience where…

Life of Pi UK Premiere footage

Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) directs Life of Pi, based upon Yann Martel’s beloved book, which went on to become one of the biggest publishing events of the past decade. An epic…

The New York Film Festival 2012

The experience of attending the press and industry screenings of the 50th NYFF at Lincoln Center was clubby and collegial, and this was my eighth consecutive year, though some of my colleagues have attended all fifty. It's all in the Walter…

Life of Pi (2012)

Ang Lee films an unfilmable book, and does a pretty bang-up job of it Ang Lee's film adaptation of Yann Martel's 2001 Booker-Prize-winning sea adventure of an Indian boy and a Bengal tiger is a winning combination of the narrative and…