Posts tagged "Ang Lee"

Oscar Predictions: Put Our Newsroom To The Test

In just a few short days, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold its annual Oscar ceremony, crowning the best and brightest Hollywood has to offer with gorgeous gold statuettes commemorating their greatest achievements – this year, anyway. If you’re at all interested in industry politics, then you’ve no doubt been paying…

By: Todd Gilchrist / February 22, 2013

Angelina Jolie’s ‘Cleopatra’ Gets a New Director; ‘Dark Knight’ Director Christopher Nolan Finds His Next Film

Angelina Jolie's long-gestating movie about Cleopatra is saying goodbye to director David Fincher and hello to Ang Lee. The Life of Pi director is circling the epic biopic, which the filmmaker acknowledged in a recent interview is something outside his wheelhouse. “I’m about to read the script. It just feels right to me after all the other types of…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 10, 2013

DGA Noms Announced — What Does That Mean for Oscar?

With less than a week to go before the Oscar nominations are announced, one of the biggest foreshadows for Oscar gold - the Directors Guild - has revealed their nominees for Best Director. As expected, Argo's director and star Ben Affleck and Lincoln's Steven Spielberg lead the pack, followed by a few surprise picks. Read on for the full list of…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 8, 2013

‘Twilight’ Reigns Again, ‘Killing Them Softly’ is DOA

Brad Pitt proved to be no match for Kristen Stewart, James Bond and President Lincoln. Twilight: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2, Skyfall and Lincoln held onto their box office perches for the third week in a row. Read on for how the rest of the weekend movies fared.

By: Phil Pirrello / December 3, 2012

Tobey Maguire Cut From Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’

It's rare enough for an actor of  Tobey Maguire's stature to be cut from a film. It's even rarer that the dirctor who cut him is also the one who gave him his first big break. Yet that's what happened with upcoming Oscar hopeful Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee, who gave Maguire two…

By: Todd Gilchrist / September 5, 2012