Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” in 3D opens NY film festival

< id='article_intro_ag'>NEW YORK (Reuters) – Once considered impossible to make, the big screen 3D adaptation of the bestselling novel “Life of Pi” will open the 50th New York Film Festival on Friday, marking another advance in digital filmmaking. The movie’s director, “Brokeback Mountain” filmmaker Ang Lee, was due to hit the red carpet at the big-budget movie’s world premiere on Friday. Audiences will get their first glimpse of the spiritual story of a boy stranded on a boat with a Bengal tiger, as it kicks off the screenings of more than 160 films over 17 days. …