Brokeback Mountain

  • Oscars often miss Hollywood's greatest films, actors February 23, 2013

    People may think that in the director category, Ben Affleck got robbed by the Academy this year, but consider this: Alfred Hitchcock never won a competitive Oscar. Actor Peter O'Toole was nominated eight times but never took home the award. If that doesn't prove the Academy doesn't vote with posterity...
  • Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' opens NY film festival September 29, 2012

    New York: Once considered impossible to make, the big-screen 3D adaptation of the bestselling novel 'Life of Pi' opened the 50th New York Film Festival on Friday, marking another advance in digital filmmaking. The movie's director, Ang Lee, hit the red carpet at the big-budget movie's world premiere, with the black-tie...
  • Ang Lee praises Suraj Sharma in 'Life of Pi' April 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, who zeroed in on Indian child actor Suraj Sharma as the lead for his forthcoming movie 'Life of Pi', says the teenager has given an emotional performance and hopes the movie remains talked about for a long time to come. "I met him (Suraj), I...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners October 24, 2009

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Q1) Identify this popular crime film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Detective Alonzo Harris Jake Hoyt Sara Harris Ans 1) Training Day Q2) Take a look at...
  • Heath Ledger caused his own death, says father July 9, 2009

    London: The father of Oscar winning actor Heath Ledger has said that the actor caused his own death by irresponsible consumption of medicines. The Brokeback Mountain star who died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs in January 2008 aged just 28 was "not being responsible" with the medication he...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners July 4, 2009

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Ques 1: Identify this recent film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Rachel Dawes Lucius Fox Harvey Dent Ans 1: The Dark Knight Ques 2: Take...
  • I don't mind doing films like Brokeback...: Abhishek November 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan, who pretends to be gay in Dostana, says the film does not make fun of any community and adds that he wouldn't mind doing a film like Brokeback Mountain. "Actors are required to do many things, not all close to their personality or orientation. I wouldn't call Dostana...
  • If Harry can meet Sally, why can't he meet Perry? September 9, 2008

    Long ago there were no homophobes. That's because there were no gays and lesbians or transvestites and transsexuals — they were all confined to the dark innards of the closet. There was also a time when there were no social networking websites that asked about one's sexual orientation (remember man-seeking-man...
  • Ex-girlfriend speaks out on breakup with Ledger February 15, 2008

    Melbourne: Michelle Williams has spoken of her break-up with Heath Ledger and life as a single mother in an interview she gave before the actor's death in January. The 27-year-old year actress opened up about the couple's split, learning to move on and her uncertainty about the future. "Obviously so much has...
  • Ex-girlfriend says she's heart-broken over Ledger February 2, 2008

    Los Angeles: In her first statement since the death of her former companion Heath Ledger, actress Michelle Williams said she is suffering from a broken heart and asked for privacy for her and daughter Matilda. "Please respect our need to grieve privately," Williams said in a statement released Friday by...