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. […]
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.
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 […]
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity on Demand presents Ruby Yang and Lambert Yam’s insightful documentary, “A Moment In Time,” a personal look at the history and legacy of movie-going in Chinatowns across the US.
Double Oscar winner Ang Lee is moving over to television after winning the Best Director Academy Award last month for “Life of Pi.”
Steven Spielberg has extended his domination at the Directors Guild of America Awards, earning a nomination Tuesday for his Civil War epic “Lincoln” to pad the record he already held to 11 film nominations from the guild.
Edward Norton is out, and rumor has it that Mark Ruffalo may be in as Dr. Bruce Banner, aka the Hulk, in the upcoming Marvel epic project The Avengers, and it hasn’t been an easy changing of the green genes so far. Norton recently starred in The Incredible Hulk, and considering the fact that Robert […]