Ranking the Ang Lee Films

Need to Watch: Ride with the DevilLust/CautionTaking Woodstock, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, 


Ang Lee is a pretty interesting filmmaker for a few reasons. He followed the classic late eighties/early nineties path of making small indie movies before increasingly being able to make bigger and bigger movies. On the surface, many of his films seem very different, but they are almost always very thematically connected. He has won multiple Best Director Oscars. And perhaps most importantly, his films show that he is one of the very few filmmakers in the world who can consistently make stories outside his comfort zone and manage to capture truth. Continue reading Ranking the Ang Lee Films

There Will Be Movies – Episode 11: Brokeback Mountain

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, kicking things off with Volume 1: 2000 – 2009.

Buckle way the heck up because you have almost 90 minutes of Ben & Matt singing the praises of this mighty foursome, as well as some possible personal revelations if you don’t know one of the hosts that well. Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 11: Brokeback Mountain