Posts Tagged: Ang Lee

The Neoliberal Heart of the 90s Romcom


The personal is political, to the extent that politics itself can be effectively effaced with no detrimental effects. ...more

Ang Lee Opts Not to Forget Dream


How does a young Taiwanese immigrant to the United States hold onto his filmmaking dream through years of rejection and low-paying drudgery?

The answer for Ang Lee: a kickass wife.

Lee won his second Best Director Oscar on Sunday, but you’ll enjoy reading (or rereading) the essay he wrote after winning his first, about his difficult early career and his wife’s unconditional support.