'Life of Pi' bags 6 awards from Las Vegas film critics
December 14, 2012, 12:08 am TWN
LOS ANGELES -- Oscar-winning Taiwanese director AngLee's latest 3-D drama “Life of Pi” has won six awards from the Las Vegas Film Critics Society for 2012, including best picture and best director.
The movie also walked away with best cinematography, best visual effects, best score and best youth in film, the society said Wednesday.
In addition, “Life of Pi” ranked No. 1 among the society's Top 10 Films of 2012.
Since its release in late November, the movie has been performing well at the box office, ranking fifth and raising over US$60 million in North America, behind “Skyfall,” “Rise of the Guardians,” “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” and “Lincoln.”
Globally, “Life of Pi” has raked in more than US$120 million at the box office as of Dec. 9.