March 12, 2013
RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Life of Pi and Rise of the Guardians
This week on home video, we've got four new releases that are Certified Fresh, including one multiple Oscar-winner, one animated adventure, a music doc, and an indie drama about alcoholism. On top of that, there's also the relatively well-received biopic about Alfred Hitchcock and the making of Psycho and a quirky Sean Penn-powered road trip drama. Lastly, we have a feature adaptation of the famed Cirque du Soleil troupe's performances, as well as a handful of notable reissues. Click through for the full list!
February 25, 2013
RT's Oscar Picks 2013 - Results
We at Rotten Tomatoes freely admit we're not the world's greatest Oscar prognosticators. Still, we did a bit better than usual this year; while there were some surprises (Sound Editing was a tie?!) and a few winners that aren't all that surprising in retrospect, most of our predictions came true at the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Read on to see how our forecast squared with the final results!
February 24, 2013
2013 Academy Awards Winners
The 85th Academy Awards are scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 24th in Los Angeles, and if you're looking for the winners, you've come to the right place. We'll be updating this article with each of the Oscar winners as they are announced, so if you don't have easy access to the telecast, be sure to check back here!
February 22, 2013
Digital Multiplex: Argo, Life of Pi, and Much More
It's Oscar weekend - your last chance to see all the nominees before the winners are announced. Fortunately, you can watch Academy Award-nominated movies like Argo, Life of Pi, and Anna Karenina from the comfort of your living room. Click through to find out more.
December 18, 2012
21 Unfilmable Books That Became Movies
With Life of Pi, an epic meditation on the power of storytelling and myth, Ang Lee has taken Yann Martel's supposedly unfilmable novel and turned it into something quite remarkable as cinema. Here, we take a look at some other supposedly unfilmable books that made it to the screen -- for both better and for worse.
December 12, 2012
2012 Sierra Awards Winners
On December 12th, the Las Vegas Film Critics Society annouced the winners for its 15th Annual Sierra Awards. Life of Pi took home several awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, among others. Click through for the complete list of winners.
November 30, 2012
The Best and Worst 3D Movies
With 3D emerging as a more and more popular trend in movies, Rolling Stone's Peter Travers submits a list of the best -- and worst -- of the bunch ever to make it to the big screen.
November 20, 2012
Parental Guidance: Rise of the Guardians, Life of Pi, and Red Dawn
Since Thanksgiving is a time for family gatherings, it follows that there are plenty of choices in the multiplex this weekend. For the little kids, there's Rise of the Guardians, featuring Santa and the Tooth Fairy. For older teens, there's the visually sweeping Life of Pi. For brothers and cousins who want an action fix, there's Red Dawn. And for home viewing, there's a sparkling new Blu-ray of one of the greatest Anime films ever. Without further ado, check out the best bets for family viewing this week!
November 20, 2012
Critics Consensus: Life of Pi Is Certified Fresh
Happy Thanksgiving! This week at the movies, we've got a furry castaway (Ang Lee's Life of Pi starring Suraj Sharma); folkloric fighters (Rise of the Guardians, with voice work from Chris Pine and Alec Baldwin); teen guerillas (Red Dawn, starring Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson); and unhappy singles (Silver Linings Playbook, starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence). What do the critics have to say?
November 20, 2012
Total Recall: Ang Lee's Best Movies
Over the course of his Academy Award-winning career, Ang Lee has crossed over from Taiwanese box office successes to American arthouse classics and Hollywood blockbusters, proving his hand with family drama, comedy, period pieces, epic martial arts action, romance, and even superheroes along the way. But up 'til now, he's never tried making a 3D adventure about a shipwrecked boy and his CGI tiger -- so in honor of this weekend's Certified Fresh Life of Pi, we decided to take a look back at Lee's wildly eclectic filmography, and came up with a list that has something for pretty much everyone. You know what that means: It's time for Total Recall!
October 26, 2010
Ang Lee Solves for Life of Pi
He's taken his time with it thus far, but Ang Lee is moving ahead with his "Life of Pi" adaptation, which now has its leading man -- and will shoot in 3-D.