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Enter the World of Pi with New Site, Digital Download

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Fox has launched a brand new site for the DVD/Blu-Ray launch of Life of Pi, available for digital download and purchase March 12. The site does a nice job capturing the fluid beauty of Pi, which caught the tinyest whiff of controversy  after winning the Oscar for Director, Visual Effects, Cinematography and Score — since Ang Lee didn’t thank the visual effects team on the movie. But you know, maybe…

In Tribute – One More Time for Life of Pi

In Tribute – One More Time for Life of Pi

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Ang Lee on Creating Life of Pi

Ang Lee on Creating Life of Pi

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Ang Lee on Nightline

Ang Lee on Nightline

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Is Life of Pi out of the Oscar Game?

Is Life of Pi out of the Oscar Game?

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Suddenly Team Life of Pi has gone very quiet and it makes me worry that someone high up on the food chain has dropped the ball.  Things looked sketchy for Life of Pi before it opened, but talented and quick thinking Bumble Ward made a few key moves early on to put a tourniquet on it.  She handpicked a few strong voices on the Oscar scene and showed them the movie…

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The State of the Race: The Land of Hope and Dreams

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“This train carries saints and sinners. This train, carries losers and winners.” –Springsteen So much of the Oscar race is built on the precarious ledge of hope. Audiences hope the movies are good. Publicists hope for many nominations and a big payday. Film fans hope for their tastes to be validated. Filmmakers hope people will love and respond to the project they’ve just devoted years of their time to creating,…

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The State of the Race: At War, In Love

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So the multitude goes, like the flower and the weed That wither away to let others succeed; So the multitude comes, even those we behold, To repeat every tale that hath often been told. –A poem President Lincoln loved enough he once said about it, “I would give all I am worth, and go in debt, to be able to write so fine a piece as I think that is”…

Filmmaker Award to Ang Lee by MPSE, “Fascinating innovator”

Filmmaker Award to Ang Lee by MPSE, “Fascinating innovator”

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Yet more good news for Life of Pi: The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee will be the recipient of its 2013 Filmmaker Award to be presented at the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards on February 17, 2013 in Los Angeles. Lee, whose latest film Life of Pi is currently in theaters, was selected for a body of work that has demonstrated superlative artistry and has advanced the…

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

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Just posted by Dan Schindel on Facebook: The first comment on this: “Life of Guy”

Master Class in Filmmaking with Ang Lee (Live)

Master Class in Filmmaking with Ang Lee (Live)

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I don’t know when this is supposed to happen but here is the live stream.