“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.
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.
Dustin Hoffman gives an outstanding performance as Ted Kramer, a career-obsessed Dad whose six-year-old son teaches him about love.
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While the story is compelling and the acting strong, lapses in credibility weaken what could have been a powerful film.
Director Ang Lee’s beautiful rendering of the bittersweet Annie Proulx story of two lonely cowboys who fall in love on a Wyoming mountain in 1963.
Filmmaker Patrick Takaya Solomon has taken the messages to the world inherent in Joseph Campbell’s lifetime of work and presented them in a film that is both highly personal and wonderfully accessible to a general audience.