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Immigration, Ambition, Identity Shape Film Miss India America

Jim Luce | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
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Jim Luce

It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the culture of South Asian immigrants that both ambition and identity do a similar dance, often with greater intensity, and is among the latest variations on a familiar American story.

Week in Film: Million Dollar Arm, A Short History of Decay and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While not perfect, it is more than just a feel-good sports movie about overcoming obstacles (though it is, in fact, that). Million Dollar Arm is less a movie about sports (in this case, baseball) than a film about one man's transformation from sports agent to human being.

Movie Review: Million Dollar Arm...A Must See!

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

While Million Dollar Arm on the surface is about a sport's agent who recruits cricket players from India to be pitchers for the major leagues in America, it is a true story about the power of the spoken word to inspire.

'Life Of Pi' Star's Next Role

Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment

"Life of Pi" star Suraj Sharma has booked his next film role. Sharma will star in the upcoming baseball drama "Million Dollar Arm," THR reports. Th...

6 Young Hollywood Oscar Hopefuls We're Rooting For This Year

tv | Posted 01.17.2013 | Teen

By Dana Mathews It looks like Young Hollywood is taking over the biggest night in Tinseltown. I've seen nearly every Oscar contender and can confid...

Life of Pi Is Like a Sweet Dessert

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Any film that can entertain you and challenge you at the same time is above average in every way.

What's The Word On 'Life Of Pi'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

Two months after premiering at the New York Film Festival, Ang Lee's anticipated adaptation of "Life of Pi" is out in theaters. Much like the journali...

Movie Review: Life of Pi

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A fascinating fable about the meaning of both faith and fate, Life of Pi is a wonderfully visual telling of a Yann Martel's best-selling and award-winning novel.

Is Life of Pi More Than an Adventure Movie?

Caryn James | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

It's easy to see why Pi was such a solid choice for the New York Film Festival's opening night, though: It has impeccable artistic credentials, is easy-going and unchallenging. But it's not a film you fall in love with.

'Life Of Pi' Star Gets Introduced To The World

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

Suraj Sharma's debut film was no easy task: Not only does he play the title character in "Life of Pi," he has to share most of his screen time with on...

Boy Overboard With Tiger: Life of Pi Opens The New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.29.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

To mark the 50th anniversary of the prestigious New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center premiered Ang Lee's new movie, Life of Pi, based on Yann Martel's popular novel.

WATCH: First Footage From 'Life Of Pi'

Posted 06.19.2012 | Books

The producers of Life of Pi, based on Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning book, are certainly giving the movie a big build up. Following the releas...

Tobey Maguire Lands New Role

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 06.09.2011 | Entertainment

Tobey Maguire has booked a part in Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martel's bestselling novel "Life of Pi." The story centers on a 16-year-old Indian...

'Life Of Pi' Movie Gets Unknown Actor As Lead

The Guardian | Ben Child | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A previously unknown Indian actor has won the lead role in Ang Lee's forthcoming big screen adaptation of the bestselling novel Life of Pi, by Yann Ma...