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DVD Review: 'Stories We Tell'

September 5th, 2013 10:00am EDT
Stories We Tell
Ready to delve deep into the life of a remarkable actress led by...the very same actress?  The follow us as we check out Sarah Polley’s new to DVD documentary "Stories We Tell" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  The revealed gets reviewed below!

 

   

   

   Title: "Stories We Tell"

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Sarah Polley, Michael Polley, Rebecca Jenkins

   Director: Sarah Polley

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 108 minutes

   Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

   Website: www.lionsgatedvd.com

 

The Flick: Taking her story subject from an extremely personal ...
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Michelle Williams Headlines The Red Carpet At Tribeca 'Take This Waltz' Premiere

April 23rd, 2012 11:03am EDT
Michelle Williams at Take This Waltz on Sunday
The 11th Annual Tribeca Film Festival came out swinging on its opening weekend with red carpets that were nothing short of fully loaded. From the much-hyped premiere of Jason Segal’s Five-Year Engagement to Freaky Deaky, Tribeca has finally found its form in bringing A-listers out and creating serious buzz around these opening screenings and with moviegoers. There was a lot of talk after Will Arnet showed up mugging his Blue Steel on the carpet for the premiere of Mansome Saturday night, fully GQ’d and headlining a murderer’s row of well-dressed, metrosexually flavoured men.

But perhaps th...
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Zombies, Spartans, And Owls: The Strange Journey Of Zack Snyder

November 9th, 2011 3:15pm EST
Zack Snyder and Gerard Butler
You awaken to a rabid 8 year old viciously chewing on your husband’s neck. A dark army, more than a million strong, bears down upon you and your kingdom. A masked man breaks in during the night and throws you out a window. A giant samurai statue engages you in battle, all the while feathery, cartoon owls fly around you. You are in the strange and violent world of Zack Snyder. Hang on; you’re in for a wild ride.

Zack Snyder, the director of the upcoming Superman reboot Man of Steel, has had the strangest start to a career of any director in recent memory. Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen, Le...
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Sarah Polley Is Married And Pregnant

September 7th, 2011 4:27pm EDT
Sarah Polley
Actress Sarah Polley secretly wed her boyfriend last month and the couple is already planning a family - the Splice star is pregnant.

Polley and David Sandomierski tied the knot during an intimate ceremony with friends and family in Toronto, Canada - and now the newlyweds are celebrating baby news.

The actress is three months pregnant with the couple's first child.

She tells Toronto.com, "I'm really excited, super excited... It was pretty much the best wedding of all time. Lots of great food."

She is due to give birth early next year.
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Check Out 'Splice' On Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD & On Demand

October 10th, 2010 6:34am EDT
Splice
In "Splice," superstar genetic engineers Clive (Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley) specialize in splicing DNA from different animals to create incredible new hybrids. Now they want to use human DNA in a hybrid that could revolutionize science and medicine.

But when the pharmaceutical company that funds their research forbids it, they secretly take their experiment underground – risking their careers to push the boundaries of science and serve their own curiosity and ambition.

The result is Dren, an amazing, strangely beautiful creature of uncommon intelligence and unexpected physical d...
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Sarah Polley Describes Her Seth Rogen/Michelle Williams Film

June 4th, 2010 1:01pm EDT
Sarah Polley
Actor Sarah Polley earned a lot of acclaim for his first directorial feature, the Alzheimer’s drama Away from Her. For her second film, she tackled the relationships of younger couples. Take This Waltz stars Seth Rogen, Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman and Luke Kirby.

“I guess it’s a romantic drama that has a lot of humor in it about relationships,” Polley said. “[It’s] about the endings and beginnings of relationships, and what we do when the newness of a relationship ends and what a relationship becomes.”

Rogen usually plays the “unconventional” leading man, where his appearance is so...
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Adrien Brody's Sex Scene Turned Hollywood Off 'Splice'

June 3rd, 2010 8:59pm EDT
CELEBNAME
Canadian moviemaker Vincenzo Natali had to seek French help to fund his new horror film "Splice," because Hollywood studio bosses were turned off by a sex scene between Adrien Brody and a creature his character had created.

The director admits he struggled to find interest among potential U.S. studio bosses - because no one wanted to watch Brody get intimate with a half-woman, half-creature, played by French actress Delphine Chaneac.

Natali says, "That scene was the reason I wanted to make the film and that's why it's such a miracle this film exists.

"No studio wanted to make it, because...
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Horror Movie 'Splice' Was Inspired By Real Science

June 3rd, 2010 9:34am EDT
Splice
This week’s sci-fi horror film Splice shows what can go wrong when scientists mess with DNA to create Dren (Delphine Chaneac), a hybrid of many species. It was inspired by actual science, and it comes out just weeks after Craig Venter unveiled his synthetic organism.

“It started when I saw a photo of this thing called The Vacanti Mouse, which you might recall is a mouse that appeared to have a human ear growing out of its back,” said writer/director Vincenzo Natali. “It was such a shocking image. It wasn’t a genetic experiment actually but it looked like one and I just intuitively felt som...
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Adrien Brody Has Sex With Lab Experiment; Buys Barn

May 25th, 2010 9:59pm EDT
Adrien Brody
Oscar winner Adrien Brody has bought the historic barn in which his character has sex with a laboratory experiment gone wrong in new film "Splice."

The actor is assembling the old building on his New York state farm.

He says, "I had such an intimate scene and that's where the scene takes place - in the barn, and I wanted to keep the memory.

"They (crew) were gonna dismantle it and I didn't know what was gonna happen. What they did was they found this beautiful early 19th century barn in northern Canada, they dismantled it, they reassembled it in a soundstage... and they didn't know what ...
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The Complete List Of 80th Annual Academy Award Nominations Is Announced

January 22nd, 2008 9:35am EST
There Will Be Blood
1. Best Picture: ''Atonement,'' ''Juno,'' ''Michael Clayton,'' ''No Country for Old Men,'' ''There Will Be Blood.''

2. Actor: George Clooney, ''Michael Clayton''; Daniel Day-Lewis, ''There Will Be Blood''; Johnny Depp, ''Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street''; Tommy Lee Jones, ''In the Valley of Elah''; Viggo Mortensen, ''Eastern Promises.''

3. Actress: Cate Blanchett, ''Elizabeth: The Golden Age''; Julie Christie, ''Away From Her''; Marion Cotillard, ''La Vie en Rose''; Laura Linney, ''The Savages''; Ellen Page, ''Juno.''

4. Supporting Actor: Casey Affleck, ''The As...
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"Away From Her" Marks Sarah Polley's Screenwriting And Directorial Debut

February 17th, 2007 9:00am EST
Sarah Polley
Away From Her is the lyrical screenplay adaptation of celebrated author Alice Munro's short story The Bear Came Over The Mountain, a beautifully moving love story that deals with memory and its circuitous, enigmatic paths over the course of a long marriage. Beloved by critics and audiences alike when it premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival, the film marks the arrival of an exciting new female filmmaker in Canadian actress Sarah Polley, here making her feature screenwriting and directorial debut.

Married for almost 50 years, Grant (Gordon Pinsent) and Fiona's (Ju...
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The Talented Sandra Oh

December 28th, 2005 1:56pm EST
Sandra Oh
If you loved Sandra Oh in Sideways then you must think she's a riot in Grey's Anatomy. She was recently nominated for both an Emmy and Golden Globe award for her portrayal of Dr. Cristina Yang in the Sunday night series that centers on a group of surgical interns who are struggling to balance their work and personal lives.

Oh, who is of Korean heritage, was born in Nepean, Ottawa, and began acting at the age of 10. Despite the disapproval of her traditional parents, she embarked on a professional acting career when she was barely out of her teens. After attending the National Theatre ...
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