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Life of Pi

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Yann Martel’s bestselling novel captured the hearts and minds of readers from the moment of its release and kicked off feverish discussions for an adaptation, although the challenging story — about a young man adrift at sea with a Bengal tiger as his only companion — scared off several would-be Oscar-chasing helmers.  

Taking Woodstock (Review)

Ang Lee takes on Woodstock ... and loses

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Ang Lee's clumsy adaptation of Elliot Tibers and Tom Monte's book 'Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Lift' can't decide if it wants to be a comedy, a drama or merely a slice-of-life reflection on a small-town community transformed by a cultural happening in 1969. There are flashes of inspiration here, but nothing to sustain a feature film's worth of narrative import. Grade: C.