‘Taking Woodstock’ fizzles at Cannes

Posted by · 3:20 am · May 16th, 2009

Ang Lee’s “Taking Woodstock” appears to have provided Cannes with its first high-profile disappointment. While it doesn’t appear to be a disaster by any means, the general consensus appears to be that it doesn’t meet the very high standard Lee set for himself with his last two features. Allan Hunter at Screen Daily finds much […]

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Ang Lee takes Woodstock

Posted by · 4:20 am · August 6th, 2008

Here’s what I love about Ang Lee: there is simply no way of anticipating what his next project is going to be. So far, the decade has seen him bounce from “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” to “Hulk” to “Brokeback Mountain” to “Lust, Caution” – a group arguably linked by thematic concerns of outsider identity, but […]

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