Jake Gyllenhaal Remembers “Brokeback Mountain”

With his new movie “Nightcrawler” in theaters, it would make sense that star Jake Gyllenhaal would look back at one of the bigger, more important roles in his career, “Brokeback Mountain.”  In the film, directed by Ang Lee, Gyllenhaal plays a ranch hand who falls into a long affair with another man, played by the late Heath Ledger.  […]

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An Asian American Guide to the 2014 Oscars

This year’s Academy Awards feature eleven nominations for films by or about Asian and Asian Americans. While Ang Lee has been the heavyweight in this category for many years, with two Best Director Oscars amongst his many other wins and nominations, a number of new faces have emerged this year.

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Streampix Weekend Watch: Long Live the Wild, Wild West

Hollywood made its name on the great westerns directed by the likes of John Ford, Howard Hawks, Anthony Mann, Monte Hellman, John Sturges, Raoul Walsh, Nicholas Ray, Budd Boetticher and Sam Peckinpah. This month, Streampix celebrates one of filmdom’s most enduring genres with a curated selection that spotlights some of the best “horse operas” on […]

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