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DVD/Stream of the Week: STORIES WE TELL – when life surprises…and how we explain it

Stories We Tell is the third film from brilliant Canadian director Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Take This Waltz), a documentary in which she interviews members of her own family about her mother, who died when Sarah was 11. It … Continue reading

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Stories We Tell: when life surprises…and how we explain it

Stories We Tell is the third film from brilliant young Canadian director Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Take This Waltz), a documentary in which she interviews members of her own family about her mother, who died when Sarah was 11.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: Take This Waltz

My DVD pick this week is the most overlooked film of the year, Sarah Polley’s brilliant Take This Waltz, which makes my list of Best Movies of 2012 – So Far. Take This Waltz is a woman’s movie, but in … Continue reading

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Take This Waltz: a women’s movie, in the best possible sense

Take This Waltz is a woman’s movie, but in the best possible way.  It’s not a shallow chick flick and there’s no wedding scene.  Instead, it’s an exploration of attraction and fulfillment from a woman’s perspective. Margot (Michelle Williams) and … Continue reading

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