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Life of Pi Surprises at the MPSE Awards

Life of Pi wins two big ones, Les Miserables and Skyfall win one a piece. Feature Film Category BEST SOUND EDITING: MUSIC IN A FEATURE FILM LIFE OF PI (20TH CENTURY FOX) Directed by: Ang Lee Produced by: Gil Netter, Ang Lee, David Womark NOMINEES: Music Editor: Erich Stratmann Additional ...

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Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

Life of Pi and Brave each win 4 awards at the 11th Annual VES Awards.   (thanks to Mikhail) Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture Life of Pi Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture Brave Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture The ...

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Mychael Danna’s score for Life of Pi

For twenty-five years, Canadian film composer Mychael Danna has created an extensive and varied body of work. His filmography includes multiple films with Atom Egoyan (Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, Chloe), Mira Nair (Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, Monsoon Wedding, Vanity Fair), and the Best Picture nominees Capote, Little Miss ...

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Is Life of Pi out of the Oscar Game?

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 ...

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The Elusive Genius of Ang Lee


The sky had gone uncharacteristically grey the day I was to drive to L’Ermitage in Beverly Hills to interview Ang Lee. Rain dotted the glass on my windshield. Rain in Los Angeles almost makes it feel like a real city. I was driving over the hill way over Laurel Canyon, ...

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Oscar Bits and Bites

Tom O’Neil over at Gold Derby has compiled a list of screeners that have been going out to Academy members. Getting them there early is essential for films that don’t have purty young girls naked in them or big stars or rave reviews. He’ll be keeping track along the way. ...

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Life of Pi Wins Audience Award at Mill Valley Film Fest

Ang Lee’s sweeping spiritual epic won the audience award and Ang Lee has won the International Filmmaker of the Year Award. From the press release: The California Film Institute wrapped its 35th Mill Valley Film Festival (October 4–14, 2012) after another successful 11-day run, once again solidifying its place as a world-class event, as ...

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Life of Pi: Into the Mystic

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“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.” – Albert Einstein The glorious, profound absurdity of it all parades before our eyes in spectacular 3-D in Ang Lee’s adaptation of Life of Pi. Based on the Man ...

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Ang Lee & Yann Martel talk about Life of Pi at the NYFF

Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee and author Yann Martel will sit down with Film Society of Lincoln Center Program Director Richard Peña for a discussion of the film adaptation of Martell’s Man Booker Prize-winning book LIFE OF PI on Friday, September 28 at 12:00pm (ET). Watch live video of the ...

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