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A couple of weeks ago, I saw Life of Pi, the new movie from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee. I have no hesitation in saying that I got my money’s worth and much more. Yes, I saw it for free, but I’d feel the same way had I dropped $15 at the box office. I’m a cheapskate who can agonize over wasting a dollar, so that recommendation is as lofty as an 800-word treatise from me. Continue reading

My arms and legs feel weak, my voice quavers, my insides churn. That’s how I feel before trying something new that I could spectacularly fail at.

I recently attended a small press conference for the new movie Life of Pi with director Ang Lee, actor Suraj Sharma and screenwriter David Magee. It was inspiring to sit in front of Mr. Lee, one of the greatest filmmakers in the world, and hear his wisdom on making movies and working as a team. I’ve only had one movie poster on my bedroom walls in my 30-plus years of having bedroom walls, and that poster was of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for which Mr. Lee won an Academy Award.  Continue reading