“Ang talks about what it’s like to conquer a film essentially, to go on a great journey and finally get to a point where you have reached a moment where the story you’re trying to tell, in your heart and in your mind, and what comes out on the screen seem to coincide. That point of mastery is something that is beyond you and it reaches for something greater.”
Ultimately, Ang Lee’s Hulk is about taking risks and attempting to transform the genre of hero-action movies in the same way the director has experimented with the conventions of genre in his past films. In stretching to create a unique vision, the filmmakers worked hard to bring a depth to the film that is surprising in its sophistication.
Each of Ang Lee’s films that followed Sense and Sensibility was radically different, and presented different risks and challenges, from all those that preceded it.
“I have a lot of curiosity; I feel my career is like a prolonged film school. I just love to learn how to make movies.”
How long does an artist stay hopeful pursuing their dreams? Are there tools to assist them in this pursuit?
Have you ever been watching a movie and thought to yourself, ‘How did they so effectively create that character?’ or ‘where did they get the idea for that special effects makeup?’. I think it is safe to say that we all have at one time or another; but did you ever expect to get an in-depth answer to either of those once rhetorical questions? Now you can!
After visiting Afghanistan Canadian director and actor Paul Gross noticed the war zone seemed to bear no relationship to what he had been told by government or media. To set the record straight he directed and produced Hyena Road which depicts Canada’s former combat mission in Afghanistan as it was.
This beautiful film is about change and growth and new beginnings. It is a credit to the makers of this film and to the actors that bring it to life that these changes appear to arise naturally from the circumstances and character of each member of the group.
Barbra Streisand directed and stars in this compelling tale of an encounter between two wounded souls that leads to healing.
Curtis Hanson does a masterful job of directing this riveting, complex rendition of the James Ellroy novel.