Cinematography and visual effects Oscar wins for “Life of Pi” vindicate the patience and perseverance of filmmakers who were told for years that Yann Martel’s 2001 novel was unfilmable. One of the…
Cinematography and visual effects Oscar wins for "Life of Pi" vindicate the patience and perseverance of filmmakers who were told for years that Yann Martel's 2001 novel was unfilmable.
The tale of a young man, a tiger and God, Yann Martel's bestselling novel "Life of Pi" had been dubbed "unfilmable" countless times before Ang Lee's adaptation screened. The Oscar-winning helmer…
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On "Life of Pi," Ang Lee wasn't just dealing with one unprecedented challenge, but four: an untested actor in the lead; a largely digital tiger; cumbersome 3D rigs; and shooting extensively over…
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Having never read the book by Yann Martel, I came into the screening as a "Life of Pi" virgin.
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A gently transporting work of all-ages entertainment that melds a harrowing high-seas adventure with a dreamy meditation on the very nature of storytelling.