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Ang Lee: The Right Winner For Best Director Oscar At The Academy Awards 2013

Ang Lee is no stranger to awards. His movies have received 38 Academy Award nominations and won 12, but to win Best Director for Life of Pi was nothing short of a shock for most....

Ang Lee Not Bothered By Best Picture Snub

Ang Lee isn't worried about not winning Best Picture at the Oscars.The 'Life of Pi' director - who received his second Best Director statue at the Academy Awards last night (24.02.13) for the heroic film...

Oscar Winners 2013: Few Surprises As The Favourites Argo, Daniel Day-lewis And Jennifer Lawrence Take Away Glory

There were few curve balls thrown at last night's Academy Awards ceremony, with the early favourites for the top prizes walking away from the show clutching a gold statuette.Jennifer Lawrence and Christoph Waltz celebrating their...

Ben Affleck: I Wasn't 'Entitled' To Oscars Nomination

Ben Affleck was ''disappointed'' not to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar - until he saw who else had failed to make the shortlist.The actor-turned-director - whose movie 'Argo' picked up the Best Picture...

Life Of Pi Dominates Oscars With Four Awards

Ang Lee's Life Of Pi was the surprise toast of the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb13) after taking home four prizes at the 85th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.The adventure drama earned Lee the highly-coveted Best...

Life Of Pi Dominates Oscars With Four Awards

Ang Lee's Life Of Pi was the surprise toast of the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb13) after taking home four prizes at the 85th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.The adventure drama earned Lee the highly-coveted Best...

Oscars 2013: Ang Lee Beats Steven Spielberg To Best Director

Is this a shock? It kind of is. Ang Lee has taken the Best Director Oscar for Life of Pi, ahead of Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, who was the hot favorite to win the award.Not...

Life Of Pi Is Most Mistake-free Oscar-worthy Movie

Ang Lee's Life Of Pi would be a clear winner for Best Picture at Sunday's (24Feb13) Oscars if the prizegiving was based on the least amount of movie errors.Film fans at website MovieMistakes.com have poured...

Ang Lee Hopes Life Of Pi Effects Company Can Be Saved

Director Ang Lee has spoken of his sadness after executives at the Oscar-winning special effects company behind his latest film Life Of Pi filed for bankruptcy.Bosses at Rhythm & Hues are facing a financial crisis...

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel In The Works

A sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' is in the ''early stages''.Michelle Yeoh - who starred in the Academy Award-winning martial arts action film with Chow Yun Fat and Zhang Ziyi - has revealed that...

Mark Wahlberg Predicts Oscars Success For Affleck's Argo

Mark Wahlberg is convinced Ben Affleck will win big at the Oscars.The 'Ted' star - who will help present the 85th annual ceremony on February 24 alongside the film's titular teddy bear - predicts his...

Ang Lee Honoured At Golden Reel Awards

Director Ang Lee was the toast of the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards on Sunday (17Feb13) as his movie Life Of Pi picked up two top awards.The mastermind behind such movies as Brokeback...

Affleck, Argo, Win Britain's Oscars

In yet a further embarrassment to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which had failed to nominate him in the Best Director category, Ben Affleck received the director's top prize at Sunday night's...

Are The 2013 Baftas Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make It Tough To Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Sequel To Film In May

A 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel will go into production in May. The follow-up to the four-time Oscar-winning original will be derived from the same source material as the 2000 action movie, but director Ang...

'Amour' Sweeps London Critics' Circle Awards

French-language drama 'Amour' was the big winner at the London Critics' Circle Awards on Sunday night (20.01.13), where it was awarded Film of the Year.The critically acclaimed movie's star Emmanuelle Riva was named Actress of...

Zero Dark Thirty Producer: Kathryn Bigelow Was 'Robbed' By Oscars

'Zero Dark Thirty' producer Megan Ellison thinks Kathryn Bigelow was ''robbed'' by the Oscars.The director failed to receive a nomination for the 2013 Academy Awards' prestigious Achievement in Directing category, despite being predicted to make...

Oscar Nominations: Lincoln Leads The Field

One hundred fifty-two years after being nominated for president, Lincoln has been nominated again, 12 times in fact. Steven Spielberg's biopic received the most nominations for this year's Academy Awards at announcement ceremonies in Hollywood...

Ang Lee To Direct Angelina Jolie In Cleopatra?

Ang Lee wants to direct Angelina Jolie in 'Cleopatra'.The 'Life of Pi' director has revealed he could be signing on to helm the biopic starring the Hollywood A-lister, as it ''feels right'' and is different...

Ang Lee Considering Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra

Life Of Pi director Ang Lee is in talks to take over Angelina Jolie's planned Cleopatra epic.The filmmaker has become the latest big name considered for the task after David Fincher and James Cameron allegedly...

British Awards Season Begins With The Unsurprising Nominations At The Baftas

As awards season kicks off, today with the BAFTA nominations and tomorrow with the Golden Globe award ceremony, actors, actresses, directors and producers everywhere will be biting their nails and praying for a win from...

Lincoln Leads Bafta Awards

It could almost be regarded as the quintessential American movie, but Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, starring British-born Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role, picked up 10 nominations for the BAFTAs, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars --...

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Leads The Bafta Nominations

'Lincoln' has swept the 2013 BAFTAs with 10 nominations.The blockbuster film, which is based on the life of late US president Abraham Lincoln, received amazing results when the nominees for this year's ceremony were announced...

Ben Affleck Up Against Steven Spielberg For Directors Guild Of America Honour

Ben Affleck will fight it out with seasoned filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee, Kathryn Bigelow and Tom Hooper for the Directors Guild of America's top prize after landing an Outstanding Directing nomination for Argo.The actor-turned-moviemaker...

Clear Sailing For Life Of Pi Overseas

Overseas, Ang Lee's The Life of Pi, continued to sail on as the No. 1 film, even as it dropped out of the top ten domestically. It earned an additional $60.1 million to push its...

The Ten Best Films Of 2012

A range of intelligent blockbusters, inventive foreign films and beautifully crafted storytelling made 2012 a good year at the cinema...1. Life Of PiAng Lee's clever, thoughtful adaptation of Yann Martel's acclaimed novel is an unexpected...

The Hobbit Continues Its Expected Journey At The Top Of The Us Box Office

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey enjoyed another week atop the Box Office charts this weekend, earning more than double that of its nearest rival. It's Contact Music's Christmas Box Office Roundup!With $36,705,000 this weekend (Dec...

Life Of Pi Hits Cinemas In The UK: Why You Should/shouldn't See It

Chatter about the new Ang Lee film, Life of Pi, has been deafening of late, with the build-up to the long awaited novel adaptation hitting cinemas across the UK today (Dec 21). With three Golden...

Suraj Sharma Learnt To Swim For Life Of Pi

Suraj Sharma didn't know how to swim before filming 'Life Of Pi'.The 19-year-old actor was stunned to land the lead role in Ang Lee's big screen adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling book as he had...

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