Posts Tagged ‘Ang Lee’

Armond White: Come Back, Little Buddha

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Film, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Buddha600 PIETY WRECKS ANG LEE’S ‘LIFE OF PI’ By Armond White No one can make a dull film like Ang Lee can. His new Life of Pi doesn’t settle for being a 3D extravaganza. At a reported cost of $70 million and three years in production, it is intended to combine philosophical rumination with a tent-pole thrill ride. [&hellip
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Taking Woodstock

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Taking Woodstock’s cinematic problems start with wobbly psychedelic graphics that divide the title into three words: Taking/Wood/Stock. Is that title a naughty pun or a banal pun? Director Ang Lee and his writer-producer James Schamus try having it both ways. That’s regrettably typical of this middlebrow team whose high-minded concepts always try for controversy (Brokeback [&hellip
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