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    "Incendies," "Barney's Version" Top Canada's Genie Awards

    Denis Villeneuve's "Incendies" and Richard J. Lewis's "Barney's Version" topped the 31st Annual Genie Awards, handed out by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television to honor the best in Canadian filmmaking. "Incendies" won 8 prizes in total, including best motion picture and best director, which ...

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    In Theaters: 'The Green Hornet,' 'The Dilemma,' 'Barney's Version,' 'Ong Bak 3'

    Screw Serious Cinema, It's Time for Some Laffs 'n Action Ah January, what a curious moviegoing month you are. You're the dumping ground for the studio dreck (long live Nic Cage's Festival of Wigs) because it's a time of AWARDS fever, with noms and screeners and Hollywood Foreign Press luncheons (and YOU get a Blu-Ray player, and YOU get a Blu-ray player!) up the wazoo. Hence the highly mixed bag of new releases we get every week. Some of these may benefit from the relative lack of competition, but it's pretty much a giant risk! The wide releases gambling this weekend are two comedies for those fans who are just SO tired of serious movies abou...

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    Review: 'Barney's Version' Is Oscar-Baity Yet Goes Through The Motions

    The following is a reprint of our review that first ran during the Vancouver International Film Festival.

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    REVIEW | A Life Overwhelmed: Paul Giamatti Elevates Mess of Plot in "Barney's Version"

    “Barney’s Version” is a bloated, confused movie—first a black comedy, then a distended family drama and never fully committed to either possibility. Adapting Mordechai Richler’s 1997 novel, director Richard J. Lewis aims for a sweeping narrative encompassing three decades in one man’s troubled world...

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Barney's Version' Starring Paul Giamatti & Dustin Hoffman

    In one of the boldest casting moves in recent memory, Paul Giamatti will be playing to an irascible, cantankerous schlub in the forthcoming "Barney's Version." Ok, while the role might be one that Giamatti can knock out in his sleep, and though we didn't think too much of it when we finally caught u...

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    TIFF '10 | "Barney's Version" Director and Cast Speak on Canuck Film

    While “Score: A Hockey Musical,” landed the coveted opening night slot at TIFF this year, Richard J. Lewis’ “Barney’s Version” (a film adaptation of the celebrated Canadian novel by Mordecai Richler) is arguably the bigger homegrown draw at the festival. The international cast - including Paul Giam...

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