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Ang Lee's The Life of Pi - An Inspirational Preview

Ang Lee's The Life of Pi (Courtesy: 20th Century Fox). The Wrap is reporting that genius Chinese/Taiwanese-born director Ang Lee's spectacular new 3D film, The Life of Pi , based on Yann Martel's 2001 fantasy novel, is the sensation of the CinemaCon convention, casting more predictable blockbusters, such as Peter Jackson's The Hobbit and Ridley Scott's Prometheus, into the shade. Lee - whose films have ranged from the extraordinarily moving The Ice Storm , the equally powerful, Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain , through the thrills and astonishing beauty of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon  to the more gentle but still controversial romantic comedy, The Wedding Banquet  (Lee's American debut as a director) - has an almost unrivaled ability to take whatever material he is working with and find its deepest emotional roots. Writing in The Wrap, Brent Lang commented that, " If Avatar was 3D's Birth of a Nation , then Ang Lee's Life of Pi m