Ang Lee is one of modern cinemas most celebrated and colorful directors when it comes to his filmography. He has constantly challenged himself, pushed boundaries and always seems ahead of the curve. Things he does that seems odd, taboo or weird now end up becoming somewhat a bit of normalcy later on. Billy Lynn’s Long […]
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A two-time Academy Award® winner for Best Director, Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, 2005; Life of Pi, 2012) brings his extraordinary vision to BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK, debuting on three-disc 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray 3D™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD and digital February 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In an industrywide first, the 4K presentation of […]
In addition to being a talented journeyman director, 2-time Oscar winner Ang Lee has shown a profundity for technical ambition in his films. 2003’s Hulk, flawed as it, could still be considered one of the more ambitiously made superhero films of the modern age. Life of Pi is one of the few films in this […]
Its hard to believe that its been sixteen years since director Ang Lee announced himself as a powerhouse director with Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The film burst onto the scene to great acclaim in the United States, even moreso than in its native land. Critical acclaim and audience enjoyment followed with an incredible amount of […]
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) brings home the landmark martial arts action-fantasy Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, debuting on 4K Ultra HD and returning to Blu-ray October 18th. The new Blu-ray will be available as part of the Supreme Cinema Series, a premium, limited edition collection befitting beloved cinematic favorites and modern classics, featuring collector’s packaging […]
Here we go again. Kicking off my Top 10 year-end lists for 2013, here are my Top 10 Blu-rays. These are films that I have been able to really dig into and see them as easy recommendations for anyone with the greatest home media format currently available. The following list is a set of films […]
I was very happy to see all the success that Life of Pi received during its theatrical run. It is by no means a traditional Hollywood film, which is reflected by its international acclaim being more resonant than its domestic success. With that said, the film did make a good splash box office-wise and critically, […]
Just Seen It is now on National PBS! Check your local listings or PBS website for day and time and if they don’t carry us, ask them nicely if they can! On this episode, we take a look at the nominees for BEST ACTOR and ACTRESS, BEST DIRECTOR and BEST PICTURE and pick who SHOULD […]
Leah, Kevin and Brenna discuss their picks and predictions for Best Director for the 2013 Academy Awards and pick who SHOULD win and predict who WILL win.
Life of Pi was a film I was really happy to embrace. This is the story, based off the bestselling novel (claimed to be unfilmable for a long time), which chronicles the journey of Pi, a young boy who is stranded at sea, along with a tiger. I saw it multiple times in theaters, namely […]
Upon hearing that this year would see the release of Life of Pi, a 3D film adaptation of the bestselling, but supposedly unfilmable book by Yann Martel, I was immediately feeling the same vibe that I had from Hugo in 2011. This feeling was amplified further upon learning that it was going to be directed […]
Guest reviewer Kevin Taft joins Rachel and Aaron to review this new adventure drama from director Ang Lee. Starring Kevin Taft, Rachel Appelbaum and Aaron Fink. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: PI is stranded at sea after the ship he is on sinks in a storm. But he finds himself adrift, and at odds, with a Bengal […]