and here's Pi pouring the tea:
Life of Pi is a film based on Yann Martel's book by the same name. I loved the book, and this film brings it to the screen exactly as I'd pictured it in my mind as I read.
The Guardian says, "The versatile Ang Lee brings Yann Martel's tale of shipwreck and spirituality to the big screen in magnificent fashion". Empire Online closes with this: "Verdict: To produce a coherent film from Martel’s tricky novel would be achievement enough, but Ang Lee has extracted something beautiful, wise and, at times, miraculous." Rolling Stone says, "You don't just watch this movie, you live it."
Entertainment Weekly closes by saying,
Martel’s bigger theme is about the narratives we all tell to keep ourselves afloat — whoppers and prayers, diversions and dreams. Lee’s bigger theme isn’t God or survival, but the awesome adventure of making the imaginary visible, the adventure of making movies.Roger Ebert concludes, "I have decided it is one of the best films of the year." Rotten Tomatoes has a critics score of 87%.