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Producer James Shamus's Freshman Directing Effort 'Indignation' Takes Him Back to School

Written by Selma Thompson

Is there anyone in America today responsible for more great cinema than James Shamus? Between his work as an independent producer; his co-founding of the art film hothouse, Good Machine; and his long tenure at the helm of Focus Features, he has gifted us with… 644 more words


Yin shi nan nu

Yin shi nan nu (1994)
★★★ / ★★★★

Every Sunday, the Chu household, led by master chef Mr. Chu (Sihung Lung), sit and have dinner together, a chance for them to catch up on each other’s busy lives. 551 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Lust, Caution (2007)

A patriotic but naive young student volunteers to become a honey trap in a plot to assassinate a collaborator during the Japanese occupation of China during World War II. 165 more words


Modern Film Directors | Top Ten

10. Ang Lee

9. Clint Eastwood

8. Ridley Scott

7. Tim Burton

6. Alejandro G. Inarritu

5. David O. Russell

4. Peter Jackson

3. Christopher Nolan

2. James Cameron

1. Steven Spielberg

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Life Of Pi (2012)

A Canadian writer visits an Indian immigrant who recounts the tall tale of when he was ship wrecked with only a Bengal Tiger for company. 175 more words


Life Of Pi review

Ang Lee directs, Life Of Pi, based off the novel of the same name by Yann Martel and following the life of Pi Patel as he re-counts a tale of him being shipwrecked, adrift at sea on an inadvertent journey of discovery while he connects with a wild tiger on the boat, the film stars Surraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Rafe Spall. 437 more words


Life of Pi Film Review

Now that we’ve blown past the summer solstice (or winter’s for those down under), the second half of the year is just over the horizon. Like some distant ship barely coming into view of a castaway set adrift. 1,578 more words