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Ang Lee on How The Technology Behind Life of Pi Changed His Filmmaking

“Thank you, movie god,” Life of Pi director Ang Lee said when accepting the Oscar for best director at the Academy Awards. But movie worship is a polytheistic practice and many deities preside over the making of a film. For Life of Pi, Lee said he shared the award with “all 3,000″ with whom he Read MoreRead More

Director Roundtable: 6 Auteurs on Tantrums, Crazy Actors and Quitting While They’re Ahead

THR gathers together six of the most talked about directors for their Award Season Roundtable including: Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained), David. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook) , Ben Affleck (Argo) , Ang Lee (Life of Pi) , Tom Hooper (Les Miserables) and Gus Van Sant(Promised Land). The transcript follows below: In 1997, independent filmmaker Gus Van Sant directed an unknown actor-writer named Ben Affleck in Good Will Hunting, which launched Affleck and his buddy Matt Read MoreRead More