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Review: Stories We Tell

— by BEV QUESTAD and MICHAEL FUNG — A shocker of a family memoir, “Stories We Tell” captures a mother’s life, both secret and distressing, through the memories of those who knew her best. The movie was the winner of the best feature length documentary at the 2013 Canadi[...]

Stories We Tell wins Canadian Film Award

Sarah Polley has received the Rogers Best Canadian Film Award from the Toronto Film Critics Association for her National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary “Stories We Tell.” Produced by Anita Lee, this inspired, genre-twisting film playfully excavates layers of myth and memory to find[...]

Stories We Tell Selected for Sundance

“Stories We Tell,” Sarah Polley’s National Film Board of Canada feature documentary, has been selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival, taking place in Park City, Utah, from Jan. 17 to 27, 2013. Produced by Anita Lee for the NFB, “Stories We Tell” is the first documentary[...]

Two Clips from ‘Take This Waltz’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — In Sarah Polley’s romantic drama “Take This Waltz,” starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby and Sarah Silverman, we witness Louis (Rogen) and Margot’s (Williams) marriage take an unexpected turn when Margot meets he[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Take This Waltz’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Some of you may remember the Canadian-based television show “Road to Avonlea” growing up, like I do, and you would remember that Sarah Polley was Sara Stanley on that show. She’s come a long way since that time and she has starred i[...]

Under Review: ‘Splice’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Definition: SPLICE — to unite or join together different parts. Genetics: to join different segments of DNA together to create a new entity. That is exactly what happens in the new film “Splice” from Vincenzo Natali (director of 1997’s “Cube”) who [...]

Behind the Scenes of ‘Splice’

— by ROB COX — “Splice” is Hollywood’s latest variation on the Frankenstein myth, with this version employing cloned DNA to create a monster that’s part human, part animal. In that way, this film, quite literally, bridges ancient Greek myth with modern genetics through[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Splice’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — A new full-length trailer for the sci-fi creature film “Splice” was released yesterday. Set for a wide distribution release this summer, “Splice” stars Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley, two scientists who begin experimenting with the merging of human and animal [...]

Four Clips from ‘Mrs. Nobody’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Based on these clips from the fantasy romance “Mr. Nobody,” the tagline “Nothing is real, everything is possible” seems particularly fitting. The off-the-wall, fantastical tale centers on Nemo Nobody (Jared Leto), a man who wakes up one day only to discover the[...]