Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Alfonso Cuarón's semi-autobiographical film is Netflix's first Best Picture nominee.
As both a filmmaker and martial artist, there are few modern movies that I regard as highly as Ang Lee's masterful Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. So when Harvey Weinstein first proposed the idea of revisiting the franchise, I said that I had no interest in writing a straight-up sequel to such a beloved and groundbreaking classic. As it turned out, neither did Harvey.
Crying at movies seems to happen more frequently of late. A side effect of aging? Perhaps that's just the way it works. I am not embarrassed by the fact that I have this tendency more often of late. Not that I don't take grief about it from my grown sons.
Released in 2000, the original "Crouching Tiger" film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It ultimately
"Kryptodrakon is the second pterosaur species we've discovered in the Shishugou Formation and deepens our understanding of
The current trend of superhero/fantasy/sci-fi films can be seen as a form of modern mythology -- grand out-of-the-ordinary tales inspired by human experience like lore of old, with this newer crop of stories heavily influenced by big entertainment corporate interests.
People occasionally ask me how I choose the films I see at a film festival. There's a long, complicated answer to that but let's go with a short one: Sometimes the films pick me.
- Replace choreographer Yuen Woo Ping's work with the choreographers behind this. - Have McGruff the crime-fighting dog solve
'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel: The Weinstein Company Planning Follow-Up Film, Minus Ang Lee
That TWC and Harvey Weinstein would want to revisit past successes should come as no surprise. Back in 2010, The Los Angeles
Despite the film's technical wizardry, he insists it's as "handcrafted" as any of his previous projects, and that he went
Slumdog might be a shining example of how to package a transglobal blockbuster. But its fatal flaw is that it often treats globalization, the lingua franca of today's world, as unassailable gospel.
In keeping with the Academy's tradition of recognizing Indian contributions to the film industry, we pay tribute to Slumdog Millionaire by excluding it from our acting categories.