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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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Week In Movies Feat: Cruise Promoting Jack Reacher, Jj Abrams' Exciting Sequel Star Trek: Into Darkness And Will Smith's End Of The World Thriller After Earth

As the year winds down, critics are making lists and checking them twice to decide which filmmakers have been naughty or nice. Top 10s are appearing everywhere, along with awards and nominations and even some...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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