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Why Jake Gyllenhaal Believes 'Brokeback Mountain' Now 'Lives In Its Own Space'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Jake Gyllenhaal earned raves and an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of a ranch hand engaged in a clandestine same-sex affair in "Brokeback Mountain...

These Celebrities Prove That Big Breaks In Hollywood Aren't Just For The Young

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.30.2014 | Celebrity

Many people think that it's impossible to "make it" in the entertainment industry once they've hit a certain age. With so many child and teenaged star...

Ang Lee Wants To Make A Movie In The Philippines

AP | Posted 11.28.2013 | Entertainment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee, who plans to make a movie in the Philippines, said Thursday that independent Asia...

Movie Review: Nebraska

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's interesting to see the way filmmakers stake out certain emotional territory as their own over the course of a career. Over the course of six films, Alexander Payne has created a body of work that focuses on the effects of and rebellion against disappointment.

Finding One's Own Truth: Irrfan Khan at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.28.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Anyone who has ever been to India doesn't need me to explain the incredible, mystical vibe of this great country. But to those who have yet to journey there and experience its beauty, its undeniable magnetism, its incredible culture and its depth of spirituality, I suggest watching an Irrfan Khan film.

Alexis Rockman: Rubicon -- The Point of No Return

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Alexis Rockman's panoramic paintings explore the seamless interdependencies of aquatic, avian and subterranean life. Their omniscient world-views reveal our own terrestrial spectrum to be only a narrow slice.

Top 5 Quotations From My Book A Return to Brokeback Mountain

Nicholas Snow | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

On Nov. 29, 2005, I was on the red carpet for the historic premiere of Brokeback Mountain. Everyone in attendance that night became a part of history, helping launch a profound, heart-wrenching portrayal of the costs of the living in the closet.

Mike Ryan

Meet The Eric Bana You Probably Didn't Know Existed

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

"Eric Bana seems so serious." I've heard a version of this sentence spoken more than a few times over the last 10 years. If only they knew that got hi...

Oscar-Winning Director Reveals Key To His Success

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says modesty and diligence have been the keys to his success in penetrating the foreign ...

Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee Headline Star-Studded Cannes Jury

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment

PARIS — The Cannes Film Festival announced its most Hollywood-heavy jury lineup in years Wednesday, with a list that includes Oscar winners Nico...

Exactly How Amazing It Is To Work With Ang Lee

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment

NEW DELHI — "Life of Pi" actor Suraj Sharma credits director Ang Lee with setting him on a path to continue with a career in movies. Sharma tol...

Union Road: A Conversation With Diane Arkenstone, Plus Simone Dinnerstein & Tift Merritt's 'Colors' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The new album Night combines the talents of pianist Simone Dinnerstein and singer-songwriter Tift Merritt on which they explore folk, rock and classical music.

The Life of Pi As a Dream of Taiwan

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mahlon Meyer

The Life of Pi, as a movie, is ultimately more optimistic, I am guessing, than Ang Lee himself. I am guessing that he worries about the future of his Chinese civilization that found a home on Taiwan. The Life of Pi ends in India. The future of Taiwan, Ang Lee's erstwhile home, is not so certain.

Mandy Moore Switches From A Comedy To A Drama

Posted 03.15.2013 | TV

After exiting ABC's comedy pilot, "Pulling," Mandy Moore has joined CBS' legal drama "The Advocates," according to Deadline. Moore will reportedly ...

LOOK: Ang Lee Chows Down On In-N-Out To Celebrate Oscars Win

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

His "Life of Pi" protagonist might have been a vegetarian, but Ang Lee went full carnivore while celebrating his Academy Award win. Lee stopped by...

Oscar Predictions: How Accurate Was the Math?

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

Sunday evening was a fantastic night if you're a fan of Argo, Seth MacFarlane, James Bond or movie musicals. But it was an equally great night if you're a fan of movie math.

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Best When He Wasn't Trying to be Funny

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Seth MacFarlane is a very, very funny guy, I love his TV shows, but sometimes what might seem funny in your head or even in your living room might better go unsaid.

Who Ang Lee Made Very Happy

AP | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A second Academy Award for best director has thrust Taiwan native Ang Lee into the top ranks of world filmmakers and made him a...

Sasha Bronner

PHOTOS: 10 Best Things Said Backstage At The Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.25.2013 | Los Angeles

This year's Academy Awards may have been full of zingers and inappropriate Seth MacFarlane jokes, but some of the best banter took place backstage in ...

Best Director Winner

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Ang Lee won an Oscar for Best Director at the 85th annual Academy Awards. Lee's Oscar win was for directing "Life of Pi." The Best Director race...

Watch Oscar Experts Battle Over Those 'Crazy' Races for Best Picture and Director

Tom O'Neil | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Good thing Chris Rosen has a jolly sense of humor. Soon after Michael Hogan and I raise him up as a model of Oscar punditry for picking Argo early on to win Best Picture, we tear him down in this webcam chat.

Oscar-Winning Global Smash Gets Surprise Sequel

Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," one of the most influential imports of the last 13 years, will get a sequel. According to Deadline.com, The Weinstei...

Mike Ryan

Ang Lee: 'I Don't Feel So Lonely Anymore'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

Even though Ang Lee's name had surfaced in most Oscar prediction summaries, the "Life of Pi" director wasn't so sure he'd make the cut this year. At l...

Who Will Direct Angelina Jolie In 'Cleopatra'?

Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment

More than two years after the news first broke that a new "Cleopatra" biopic was in the works, the film is finally close to getting a director. "I'...

Hold the Free-Range Chicken and Creamed Kale: Tom Hooper Celebrated at Michael's

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As to the DGA awards, Hooper joins Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee, and Ben Affleck for this honor. Omitted were Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, and most serious, a favorite: David O. Russell.