Sunday, March 24, 2013

LIFE OF PI on Digital HD

February 21, 2013 by admin - Jennifer  
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I have been excited to see this movie, especially before Sunday nights Oscar Show (where it is up for 11 awards) for some time and now it is out ahead of the awards show on Digital HD.

11 Reasons to Watch Life of Pi on DHD Before The Oscars on Feb. 24


Life of Pi is nominated for 11 Academy Awards and is available for digital download starting on 2/19, just in time to catch up with the critically acclaimed film before Hollywood’s biggest night!

It’s simple to use and available nearly instantly!

  1. Best Picture – Nominated for the ultimate of Oscars, after watching Pi on DHD, what did you think of the film as a whole including the acting, direction, etc.?
  2. Cinematography – Claudio Miranda has been a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2009. Which scene do you feel represented the stunning cinematography the most in Life of Pi?
  3. Directing – Ang Lee is no stranger to awards season having won many accolades, including an Oscar for Brokeback Mountain. Life of Pi is Suraj Sharma’s first-ever acting gig – name a top moment in the film you feel Lee worked a lot with Sharma to create.
  4. Film Editing – Nominated before for Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Tim Squyres forms a great story told partly in the present day and also in flashbacks. Where in the film did you feel these transitions worked best?
  5. Music – Original Score – Mychael Danna composed the sweeping score for this epic masterpiece. While watching Pi on DHD, which scenes did you feel the music elevated the emotion in the most?
  6. Music – Original Song – Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri wrote the beautiful song “Pi’s Lullaby” for the film. Think about your favorite lullabies from childhood. How does this beautiful song relate to your personal past?
  7. Production Design – David Gropman and Anna Pinnock worked tirelessly to create the extraordinary world of Life of Pi through their production and set design. The set and production designs are huge, integral aspects to Life of Pi. Which set would you have enjoyed visiting and being a part of the most?
  8. Sound Editing – Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton worked in the sound department for Pi, pulling from the many sounds of nature Pi hears and experiences. What’s your favorite sound effect in the film?
  9. Sound Mixing – Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin mixed the many sounds in Life of Pi, balancing the nature, dialogue, score, etc. What do you think the hardest scene was to mix in production?
  10. Visual Effects – Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott all worked on the breathtaking visual effects that help bring Pi to life. One of the most visually stunning films of the year, Life of Pi gives audiences a different experience from other movies, as they feel transported alongside Pi. Which scene do you feel visual effects were used the most seamlessly?
  11. Writing – Adapted Screenplay – David Magee adapted Yann Martel’s best selling novel and added certain details to create a more visual representation of the story. For those familiar with the book, which addition or change from book to film was your favorite and why?

I started watching last night and it is a beautiful movie, will finish watching it this afternoon and can’t wait to see the rest. If you would like to see it too before the Oscars head on over to iTunes and get your Life of Pi Digital HD copy right away!

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