The Persistence of Ang Lee

"A swallow cannot know the lofty ambitions of an eagle." -Chinese proverb I have a friend who has an Oscars party every year. I don't hold any celebrations, but I'm in awe of those in the movie magic industry. There's something enchanting about stories brought to life through the immediacy of the visual realm. When I think about Oscars, my mind focuses on Ang Lee. The Taiwanese director is one of only seven living directors who have won the Directors Guild of America Award more than … [Read more...]