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Suraj Sharma Won Life Of Pi Role Over Brother

Director Ang Lee is convinced divine intervention led him to casting a non-actor as the lead in his hit epic Life Of Pi - because Suraj Sharma was only at the auditions on a dinner...

Batman The Dark Knight Rises Lands Spot On Afi Best Film List

In the run up to The Oscars, as awards season is in full swing, a mention by The American Film Institute in their top 10 films of the year represents a confidence boost for the...

Rupert Murdoch Cancels Life Of Pi Party To Mourn Mother

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch scrapped a party to celebrate the success of Ang Lee's new movie Life Of Pi so he could mourn his late mum.Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, 103, died at the family's home in...

Ang Lee Was Robbed On First Los Angeles Trip

Moviemaker Ang Lee's first trip to Los Angeles was a real let down - he was robbed by a gang of apparent do-gooders.The Life of Pi director travelled across America by bus and arrived in...

Ang Lee To Be Honoured At Golden Reel Awards

Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee is to be honoured for his career achievements at the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards next year (13).The mastermind behind such movies as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hulk,...

Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Takes The Thanksgiving Weekend: Box Office Roundup

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 wasn't only the longest film title vying for hard earned dollars this weekend, it was also the biggest, as it claimed the top spot on Thanksgiving weekend....

Ang Lee's Empathy With The Life Of Pi

Life of Pi, the newest film from award winning director Ang Lee, has already been tipped as a sure fire Oscar winner. Every new review has been frantically searching for a new adverb to describe...

So Which Idiot Deemed 'Life Of Pi' Unfilmable?

Ang Lee's Life of Pi is expected to make a strong debut at the box office this weekend, with cinemagoers anxious to see what the Taiwanese filmmaker has done with a story once deemed "unfilmable"....

Let's Talk Life Of Pi With Ang Lee

Life of Pi is one of the hottest films out at the moment, and such are the glowing reviews from the critics, it's even being talked up as a possible Oscar contender, taking on the...

Life Of Pi Star Narrowly Avoids Expulsion From School!

Ang Lee's Life of Pi is enjoying a tremendous time with the critics, as they build a strong case for the film as an Oscar contender, but the film's star, Suraj Sharma has things other...

Life Of Pi Actor Narrowly Avoids Expulsion From 'India's Cambridge University'

Suraj Sharma, the 19-year-old actor who stars in Ang Lee's Oscar tipped movie Life Of Pi, has narrowly avoided expulsion from Delhi University's St Stephen's College for missing more than half his first term lectures...

Is Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' The New 'Slumdog Millionaire'?

Ang Lee makes his latest assault on awards' season this week, when Life Of Pi hits theaters in the U.S. The magical 3-D tale is tipped for nominations at both the Golden Globes and the...

Life Of Pi: How A Promise Of A Free Lunch Launched Suraj Sharma's Career

As the Life of Pi reviews roll in, it's become clear that this is a movie to take seriously, but that's far from the attitude that lead character Suraj Sharma adopted when he tagged along...

Can Life Of Pi Upset The Odds And Win At The Oscars?

It's the time of the year when every major film release is subject to more rumour space than normal, as Argo and Lincoln are mooted to dominate at the Academy Awards come 2013, but is...

Crouching Tiger: Ang Lee And Long Road To Life Of Pi

Perhaps tigers will prove a lucky omen for Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee, whose magical 3-D epic Life of Pi - based on the Booker Prize winning novel by Yann Martel - hits theaters in the...

Is Ang Lee's Life Of Pi Ready To Upset The Oscars Form Book?

Ang Lee's epic spiritual adventure movie Life of Pi - based on the Booker Prize winning book by Yann Martel - is set for release on Wednesday in the U.S. (November 21, 2012), on the...

Ang Lee's Life Of Pi Will Show You God

The New York Times' review of Ang Lee's Life of Pi is one of the few around that's willing to speak ill of it. Everyone else loves it! Rolling Stone said that "Every sight and...

Life Of Pi's Enormous Technical Challenges

Bill Westenhoffer, a visual effects supervisor for Life of Pi said that the film was "one of the most challenging projects [he's] worked on," on a film featurette on YouTube. The challenge is unsurprising when...

Life Of Pi Star: 'I Still Don't Know If I Want To Act'

Newcomer Suraj Sharma is still unsure about his future as an actor after landing the leading role in director Ang Lee's upcoming movie The Life Of Pi.The teenager spent two years making the movie adaptation...

Ang Lee On Making An Art-house Film Commercial

Director Ang Lee has told a news conference that his greatest challenge in shooting Yann Martel's Life of Pi was to make it appeal to general audiences, not just those attracted to art-house fare. As...

Ang Lee On Making An Art-house Film Commercial

Director Ang Lee has told a news conference that his greatest challenge in shooting Yann Martel's Life of Pi was to make it appeal to general audiences, not just those attracted to art-house fare. As...

Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' Premieres At New York Film Festival

Academy Award winner Ang Lee hit the red carpet on the opening night of the New York Film Festival on Friday night, kick starting the film fest with his latest film, The Life of Pi.The...

Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' Debuts In New York, In 3d!

It might have once been considered as 'unfilm-able', yet The Life of Pi is the latest film to hit the silver screen, with director Ang Lee hoping to make the impossible not just possible, but...

‘Les Miserables’ To Battle Tarantino’S Django Unchained On Christmas Day

Looks like Universal Pictures mean business. The studio has pushed the release of ‘Les Miserables’ from December 14, to December 25. Interestingly, the decision was made after Universal got the final cut from director Tom...

Tobey Maguire's Cardboard Role

Tobey Maguire is to lend his voice to animated movie 'Cardboard'. The 37-year-old actor will star in Fox Animation's big screen adaptation of Doug TenNapel's graphic novel, which tells the story of a poor widower...

Tobey Maguire Dropped From Life Of Pi

Tobey Maguire has been cut from 'Life of Pi'. 'The Great Gatsby' actor had a small role in the film as a writer who interviews the main character, but has been cut from the final...

Oscars Producers Confirmed: But Who Will Scoop The Awards In 2013?

After we reported 'Chicago's Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are to produce the show, Contactmusic.com have had a look at some of the front runners to pick up awards at the 2013 ceremony.The Best Picture...

Ang Lee To Replace Fincher As Cleopatra Director?

Ang Lee is favourite to replace David Fincher as director of 'Cleopatra'. Sony are hoping to attract the 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' helmer to direct the movie - which will see Angelina Jolie play the...

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