The Hulk to be Screened at the American Museum of the Moving Image

Friday , March 28 2003

Posted on Variety

The following was originally posted on Variety:

Museum slots retros for Lee, Polanski

Last Updated Apr. 10, 2003, 8:51am PT

The American Museum of the Moving Image will usher in the release of Universal summer tentpole actioner "The Hulk" with a complete retrospective of the work of director Ang Lee. A season recapping the five-decade career of recent Oscar winner Roman Polanski follows.

AMMI will host a special advance screening for members June 19 of "The Hulk," prior to national release the following day. Lee and screenwriter James Schamus will participate June 7 in the museum's Pinewood Dialogue series, discussing their collaboration after a screening of Oscar winner "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and Lee's BMW-backed short "Chosen."

"Ang Lee's career is developing in a similar fashion to such great studio system directors as Howard Hawks and John Huston," said AMMI chief film curator David Schwartz. "Like them, Lee has shown his agility in a wide range of genres, moving fluidly between comedies, dramas, epics and small-scale films."

Running May 31-June 8, the season includes all eight features directed by Lee, starting with his Taiwanese films "Pushing Hands," "The Wedding Banquet" and "Eat Drink Man Woman" and continuing with his U.S. work "Sense and Sensibility," "The Ice Storm" and "Ride With the Devil."
AMMI's Polanski season runs June 14-29. The show covers the director's major films such as "Rosemary's Baby," "Chinatown" and "The Pianist"; cult movies like "Knife in the Water," "Cul de Sac," "Repulsion" and "What?"; and a program of Polanski's student films made in Lodz, Poland, in the late 1950s.

Wanna talk about this bit of news? Start a discussion over at the boards.

Check out the fan trailer here.


News | Archive | Boards | Cast | Multimedia
Trailers | Contest | Links | About | Store | FAQ

This is an unofficial fan site and is in no way affiliated with the production of the movie, and all pictures and other material are not intended to infringe on any copyrights owned by Universal Pictures and Marvel Comics. All original content & design Copyright © 2007