Ang Lee

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Baftas 2021: Nomadland wins big as Promising Young Woman and Anthony Hopkins surprise
Diverse nominees translate into fairly traditional winners, with Emerald Fennell’s directorial debut taking best British film and Hopkins becoming oldest ever male acting winner

Catherine Shoard

12, Apr, 2021 @7:21 AM

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon at 20: a rare action movie with heart
Ang Lee’s audacious smash hit introduced a broad English-speaking world to a new kind of thrill and one that carried with it an unusual substance

Scott Tobias

08, Dec, 2020 @7:21 AM

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Gemini Man review – Will Smith v Will Smith leaves audience in a coma
The digital de-ageing gimmick adds little sprightliness to Ang Lee’s humourless thriller about a government agent on the run

Peter Bradshaw

04, Oct, 2019 @9:40 AM

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Ang Lee: 'I know I'm gonna get beat up. But I have to keep trying'
The celebrated film-maker’s new film pits Will Smith against his much-younger clone – a reverie on the ageing of both the star and the director

Ryan Gilbey

03, Oct, 2019 @2:04 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Top 10 books about Old Shanghai
From JG Ballard to Eileen Chang, these books capture some of the extraordinary spirit of a truly international city between the wars

Paul French

26, Sep, 2018 @10:50 AM

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Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain
Original director Gus Van Sant has revealed that multiple A-listers turned down the chance to star in the gay romance

Catherine Shoard

19, Jul, 2018 @10:29 AM

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From Hidden to In the Mood for Love: why the 2000s are my favourite film decade | Peter Bradshaw
Featuring Coen brothers masterpieces and an astonishing run by Michael Haneke, this was the decade in which film rediscovered its history – and explored its future – thanks to digital technology

Peter Bradshaw

26, Mar, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Under fire: how cinema's new breed of cowboys are taking aim at the old west
They can be set anywhere from Australia to Pakistan – and increasingly it’s women who are shooting from the hip. With new westerns such as My Pure Land and Brimstone, the gunslinger genre continues to reinvent itselfin

Danny Leigh

13, Oct, 2017 @10:30 AM

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk review – not the greatest framing device
Ang Lee’s novel attempt at capturing PTSD mars this version of Ben Fountain’s novel about a young soldier with divided loyalties

Wendy Ide

12, Feb, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk review – war on terror satire that plays it safe
Ang Lee turns in an uninteresting comment on the US misadventure in Iraq, with the story of a soldier whose PTSD is triggered at a Texan football game

Peter Bradshaw

10, Feb, 2017 @10:36 AM

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Ang Lee: 'I am Hulk! I am the hidden dragon!'
He has won two Oscars but his dad saw him as a failure. Ang Lee talks about his new war movie, the sex in Brokeback Mountain – and why his films possess him

Xan Brooks

30, Jan, 2017 @6:27 PM

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