Tag: sarahpolley

Suspenso 2020: Online Festival and SuspensoLAB Announced!

This snuck up on us but our friends at Suspenso in Chile are preparing for their third annual festival and lab. Run by director Patricio Valladares (Downhill, Toro Loco) the event will run online this coming week, from the 25th...

ALIAS GRACE Picked Up by Netflix with Sarah Polley and Mary Harron on Board

Fans of crime drama, prepare to get excited. Netflix continues on its streak of original productions with a mini-series adaptation of Alias Grace, the best-selling novel by world-renowned author Margaret Atwood. Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Stories We Tell) will...

The Stack: BAY OF BLOOD is Blu, 5 DOLLS FOR AN AUGUST MOON, FROM UP ON POPPY HILL, FRANKENSTEIN'S ARMY, THE FUGITIVE Runs Onto Blu And More

In this week's edition of my home entertainment roundup, Bava is beautiful on Blu, old English  character actors fight the undead, Miyazaki offers up another masterpiece, a one armed man almost whips Indiana Jones, and NO PLACE ON EARTH rocks off...

Review: STORIES WE TELL, Wrestling With Truth And Memories From The Sidelines

"Who cares about our stupid family?" It's a pertinent question, and one that kept echoing through my head during the first 30 minutes of Stories We Tell, a documentary by actress turned filmmaker Sarah Polley. Polley has found success by...

Sarah Polley Digs Into The Strange Practice Of Storytelling In The Trailer For STORIES WE TELL

Getting solid buzz on the festival circuit last year, Stories We Tell has actor and director Sarah Polley turning the focus right onto her own family roots and the strange stories, both helpful and harmful, that can be told amongst...

THE MASTER Takes Tops Honors With Toronto Film Critics!

The Toronto Film Critics Association blessed Paul Thomas Anderson's film The Master with four awards this year. And three very different Canadian films have the chance to win the Rogers Best Canadian Film Award: Bestiaire, directed by Denis Côté; Goon, directed...

Review: TAKE THIS WALTZ, Sensitive and Smart, Yet Curiously Dispassionate

Occasionally a film will come out that for some reason has some people wildly pontificating about how "good" it is, and you watch it and agree that is good, even if you concede that you didn't like it very much....

SPLICE DVD And Poster Giveaway!

Vincenzo Natali's Splice hits shelves here in Canada tomorrow - yes, I know you Yanks got it last week - and to celebrate we've got two DVD copies and one signed poster from the film to give away. To...

SPLICE Review

The genetic experimentation-based premise of "Splice" may brand the film as a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller, but don't be fooled. "Splice", a taut and effective modern horror story, is actually about overly controlling parenting, and the consequences thereof. Despite its less than...