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    Review: 'Life Of Pi' Is An Inspiring & Visually Stunning Tale Of Faith, Hope & Self-Discovery

    Taiwanese-born American film director Ang Lee’s career is difficult to pin down. He’s constructed nuanced and well-crafted dramas of various milieus and textures (from “The Ice Storm,” and “Sense and Sensibility” to the more erotic “Lust/Caution” and “Brokeback Mountain”) and orchestrated films of m...

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    Is Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' More Than An Adventure Movie?

    Life of Pi is not entirely about a boy and his tiger; but there is a lot about a boy and a tiger, and if you don’t like adventure tales, this is not the film for you.

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    Oscar Dark Horse: Suraj Sharma Talks 'Life of Pi' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Nineteen-year old Suraj Sharma gives an astonishing performance as Pi Patel in Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" (November 21).  And it will likely be his last. He has no intention of acting again. (See video below.)

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    Retrospective: The Films Of Ang Lee

    For a filmmaker who’s tackled a wide range of genres, from minor-key Chinese-language comedies to epic kung-fu action, from nuanced literary Americana to iconic CGI-driven superheroics, it’s actually relatively easy to spot an Ang Lee film if you know what you're looking for. Superficially, the Taiw...

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    Weekend Reel Reads: Origins of Cameras and Characters

    On this week's edition of great film-related stories around the web, we have pieces on camera movements, compositions and the screenplays that never got produced.

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    5 New 'Life Of Pi' Images Plus Ang Lee & James Cameron Talk 3D In New Featurette

    James Cameron is to 3D what Lyle Lanley is to monorails (sort of). Okay, he's not a total huckster per se. But is it just me, or is it semi-amusing that Cameron always surfaces in support of his beloved 3D when there's a good movie in theaters that uses the technology well (i.e. the last time he did...

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    Watch: Stunning 'Life of Pi' Clip Intros Pi Patel and Richard Parker

    Watch this gorgeous new clip from Ang Lee's "Life of Pi," in which Pi begins his account of his peculiar plight: stranded on a life boat in the middle of the ocean, with a tiger. This glowing 53-second snippet gives a glimpse at the film's astounding visuals.

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    Watch: Stunning New 'Life of Pi' Clip Showcases Ang Lee's Breathtaking Vision and One Lifelike Tiger (VIDEO)

    In case the trailers for "Life of Pi," Ang Lee's first foray into 3D, didn't sell you on the wondrous visuals that caused critics to go gaga upon its unveiling at the New York Film Festival, then a breathtaking scene from the film just released by Twentieth Century Fox Film should ...

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    Watch: First Clip & Featurette For Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' Plus New UK Poster

    With a stellar reaction at the New York Film Festival last month, Ang Lee’s 3D opus “Life Of Pi” is turning into a major awards contender and now the studio is amping up its marketing push, hoping to crossover from critical raves to actual box office success. 20th Century Fox has r...

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    Looking For Reasons to Believe in 'Life of Pi'

    On the difference between "It's visual stunning, but..." and "It's visually stunning, because..."

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