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Reno posted a review 1 year, 8 months ago

227 days of Pi's life drifting on the blue desert

“Well, one of most expected movie of 2012 by me. It was not a colorful visual movie like 'Avatar' which was bluish Or 'Hugo' which was orangish except in few scenes that too come in night shot though IMO you should not compare it with above two. Many part of 3D sequences were just awesome, never ever looked better the water in 3D.

It could have been more violent and sentimental story that ever told on this theme but not, the director cleverly blended the humor with character emotions very nicely, that is why it was just rated PG where children are allowed with their parents approval, but it is common for them to see an animal to kill another in Animal Planet, so its not a big deal i think. The CGI animal(s) were looked so clean and good. Of course the Tiger dominants throughout th” read more

johanlefourbe posted a review 2 years, 1 month ago

A very good movie

“I wasn't sure about this flick but after hearing so many good things, I seriously wanted to check it out. And I wasn't disappointed. Indeed, it was a really fascinating story, a gorgeous movie to look at and I'm really glad I'm managed to watch in the theater and in 3D. Pretty much like the late Roger Ebert, I really dread this new 3D hype but Ang Lee used it very well and it definitely enhanced the whole experience. It is pretty funny to think that 10 years ago, Ang Lee was ridiculed for 'Hulk' (in my opinion, a feature criminally underrated and actually one of the best super-hero flicks ever made) above all for its really ugly CGI sequences. This time around, Lee didn't only manage to master the CGI, he made one of the best use of it I have witnessed. Just mind-blowing. Used properly it ” read more

Hereticked posted a review 2 years, 1 month ago

Any Way The Wind Blows

“I enjoyed Life Of Pi thoroughly from the beginning until just before the end. The movie is undoubtedly beautiful and the story is quite engaging. It's always a good sign when you look at your watch and two hours has flown by like nothing.

The graphics are dazzling, the scope is grand, and the film really captures the myriad emotions that one must experience when lost at sea.

Where this film gets into trouble is its muddled message, which isn't surprising since the message is "spiritual." Ultimately it's asking you to believe that fiction and truth are a legitimate choice, and if you choose fiction because it helps you get through life, then that's ok.

The problem here is a lack of intellectual honesty. Pi says these things, but he also says that it was his fat” read more

BadSmile posted a review 2 years, 3 months ago

“Great camera, visuals and effects, but I felt it was a bit lacking on the other shit. Acting wasn't that good really, and the story kind of felt too simple. "Have faith in god and shit, because that version of life is more "fun" than not having faith at all." A simple and a boring premise.

Maybe I didn't get it. Maybe I need to be more open for faith in general. You know, fuck logic and all that.” read more

kgbelliveau posted a review 2 years, 3 months ago

A visual masterpiece, an epic journey of survival

“Yann Martels novel Life of Pi was such an engaging read, it seemed almost impossible to turn it into a film. The images that were left upon the impressionable readers of the novel seemed so grand and having a film depict them would just ruin that wonderful imagination. Boy, was that the wrong idea now that I have witnessed Ang Lee’s adaptation of the fantastic novel.

Pi Patel’s family has packed up all their stuff and are heading for Canada, when the freight ship they are sailing on sinks in the pacific ocean, leaving Pi stranded on a lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an Orangutan and a 450 pound Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Pi must adapt to the forces of nature, and become the dominant figure amidst the animals in order to survive this harrowing journey across the pacifi” read more

SJMJ91 posted a review 2 years, 4 months ago

A breathtaking visual & emotional adventure.

“In most recent years, we experience that one hit which embarks us on an unforgettable adventure and will want to continuously revisit. Following in similar footsteps to Avatar and Hugo, the audience are whisked into a magical world that is filled with stunning effects. Visually, you cannot go much higher than what is in Life Of Pi and the film also gifted for the breath-taking experience in 3D and makes it worth every penny. On the other hand, along on this jaw-dropping and eye-popping journey we venture on an emotionally engaging ride that could bring tears to the audience’s eyes. Therefore, director Ang Lee balances the scales of visual magic with thought-provoking drama and results in a piece of cinematic treasure.

Based on the novel of the same name by Yann Martel, Life Of ” read more

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The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards (38 movies items)

"3 NOMS/1 WIN Best Original Score - Motion Picture - Mychael Danna Best Director - Motion Picture - Ang Lee "


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2012 films ranked. (93 movies items)

"A beautiful rich tale of a man's spiritual journey."


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Movies I've seen in 2012 (308 movies items)

"Saw in theaters. Saw for the first time."


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Best Picture 2012 contenders. (18 movies items)
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AFI AWARDS FOR MOTION PICTURES 2012 (10 movies items)

"#6"


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WATCHED IN 2012 (367 movies items)

"12-03"


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A voluntary film critic at local cinema. (25 movies items)

" In most recent years, we experience that one hit which embarks us on an unforgettable adventure and will want to continuously revisit. Following in similar footsteps to Avatar and Hugo, the audience are whisked into a magical world that is filled with stunning effects. Visually, you cannot go much higher than what is in Life Of Pi and the film also gifted for the breath-taking experience in 3D and makes it worth every penny. On the other hand, along on this jaw-dropping and eye-popping journey "


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Films Seen in 2012 (98 movies items)
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2012 by star rating (so far) (99 movies items)

"Life of Pi has a weak final few minutes that are made even worse by a line of dialogue that has the sole purpose of putting the film's message in bold, caps and italics, in case you missed it. But most of what comes before the ending is absolutely gorgeous, which made this one of the few occasions in which I've found the price of the 3D ticket to be entirely worth it. "


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Drama movies.... (22 movies items)
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Films I've seen in 2012 (177 movies items)
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2012 Movie Log (114 movies items)

"11/25/12 - Theater"


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2012 Academy Awards Predictions (20 movies items)

"**Chris Terrio- Argo *Lucy Alibar & Ben Zeitlin- Beasts of the Southern Wild *Tony Kushner, John Logan & Paul Webb- Lincoln *David Magee- Life of Pi *David O. Russell- Silver Linings Playbook Another highly contested category. If Argo wins both Best Picture and Best Director, then it's highly likely that they'd give them a screenplay win, but it's not a lock. David O. Russell could win his first, but it depends on whether or not the Academy thinks they've nominated him enough to give h"


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November Movie Journal - Xanadon't (27 movies items)

" If supremely talented film-makers continue to make 3D films with such impressive results (and Baz Luhrman's Great Gatsby, due out May 2013 suggest there's still more of this type of thing to be had) I just may find myself liking this goddamn trend. Last year the great Martin Scorsese treated viewers with a thoughtful and masterfully executed example of how 3D technology can not only look fantastic when done right, but also help inform and develop the very themes of the movie itself. This year "


Moon River added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Early predictions for the 2013 Oscars. (37 movies items)

" Director: Ang Lee Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain What's it about?: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Nominations: Best Achievement in Cinematography - Claudio Miranda Best Achievement in Directing - Ang Lee Best Achievement in Editing - Tim Squyres Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Origina"


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Most Anticipated Movies of 2012 (68 movies items)

"21.11.2012 Director: Ang Lee Cast: Gerard Depardieu, Tobey Maguire, Rafe Spall, Tabu, Iffran Khan "


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Top Five Films of 2012 (32 movies items)

"Don't know that much about it other than Ang Lee made it and it looks pretty crazy. "


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Director's Cut:Actors Cut From Movies (15 movies items)

"Tobey Maguire The second time isn't the charm for Tobey Maguire, who in addition to "Empire Records" also saw his scenes cut from Ang Lee's "Life of Pi." Maguire was too famous for the small role and Lee re-cast the part with a lesser-known actor."


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"One's To Watch"...2012 (20 movies items)
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Drako's Movies 2012 (113 movies items)
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The Oscars 2013: my POV (116 movies items)

"01. Best Picture* ** 02. Best Director (Ang Lee)* ** 03. Best Adapted Screenplay (David Magee)* ** 04. Best Cinematography (Claudio Miranda)* ** 05. Best Editing (Tim Squyers)* ** 06. Best Production Design* ** 07. Best Original Score* ** 08. Best Achievement in Visual Effects* ** *** 09. Best Sound Mixing / Best Sound Editing 10. Best Original Song (Pi's Lullaby)**"


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Get excited for film in 2012! (159 movies items)

" Director: Ang Lee Stars: Tobey Maguire, Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Gérard Depardieu Release date: 21 December, 2012 IMBD, Wikipedia"


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The Movies of 2012 (471 movies items)
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Possible Oscar winners in 2013 (27 movies items)

" Release date (U.S.) : 21 December 2012 What is it about? Based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, is a magical adventure story centering on Pi Patel, the precocious son of a zookeeper. Dwellers in Pondicherry, India, the family decides to move to Canada, hitching a ride on a huge freighter. After a shipwreck, Pi is found adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, all fighting for survival. "


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Out in 2012 (72 movies items)

"Finally, at the other end of the year, we're told to expect the arrival, at last, of Life Of Pi on December 21. Directors including M. Night Shyamalan, Alfonso Cuaron and Jean-Pierre Jeunet flirted with adapting the Booker Prize-winning Yann Martel novel for the screen, but it's Ang Lee who finally got it made with a script by David Magee (Finding Neverland, Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day). Newcomer Suraj Sharma stars as Pi, a boy cast away in a lifeboat with a hyena, a zebra, an orang-utan and "


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Movies I can't wait to see (114 movies items)

" Release date (U.S.) : 21 December 2012 directed by : Ang Lee with : Gérard Depardieu plot : Based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, is a magical adventure story centering on Pi Patel, the precocious son of a zookeeper. Dwellers in Pondicherry, India, the family decides to move to Canada, hitching a ride on a huge freighter. After a shipwreck, Pi is found adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger named Richar"


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