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    Interview: Sarah Polley Talks The Ethics Of 'Stories We Tell,' Adapting 'Alias Grace' & Revisiting 'Take This Waltz'

    Halfway into Sarah Polley's genre-swapping documentary, “Stories We Tell,” the actor/director takes a break from shooting “Mr. Nobody” with Jared Leto to take a phone call. Still dressed in Neanderthal costume and make-up from the scene, she walks outside, sits on a bench, and reads an email on her ...

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    Picking Our Favorites From the Last Five Years of the Tribeca Film Festival

    As Tribeca 2013 reaches its final weekend, we look back at some of our favorite films from the past few years of the festival. Monsters and girlfriends and docs, oh my!

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    Watch: Trailer For Sarah Polley's Amazing Family Documentary 'Stories We Tell'

    “I’m interested in the way we tell stories about our lives, about the fact that the truth about the past is often ephemeral and difficult to pin down,” actor/director/writer Sarah Polley says at the beginning of the new trailer for her upcoming documentary, "Stories We Tell," and that ain't the half...

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    Kevin Jagernauth's Favorite Films Of 2012

    2012 is so two weeks ago, right? Well, forgive my tardiness, but I was doing my best to catch up with as much as possible before putting this list together, but even then some films missed out. "Once Upon A Time In Anatolia," "Compliance," "Sleepwalk With Me," "Nob...

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    My Favorite Films Of 2012 - Rodrigo Perez

    Cinema. Our cathedral in the dark for watching the lives of others flashing on a screen in hopes of a resonant echo, self-recognition, escape, catharsis, trying to make sense of this crazy world. One sometimes has to question the beings who would rather spend their time with fictional people in an u...

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    Detroit Film Critics Mix It Up with Best Picture & Director Nominations for Polley's 'Take This Waltz' & Bayona's 'The Impossible'

    The Detroit Film Critics have announced their nominations, with many usuals getting recognition ("Zero Dark Thirty," "Argo," "Silver Linings Playbook") and a few interesting indie pushes -- Sarah Polley's "Take This Waltz" and J.A. Bayona's "The I...

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    The Best Movie Music Moments Of 2012

    When it first began, many, many years ago, The Playlist covered film in general, but with a particular focus on the places where movies intersected with music -- scores, soundtracks, music videos et al. And while our remit has grown over time, it's still something we take a particular interest in. A...

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    For Your Consideration: 10 Underdog Actresses That Deserve Oscar's Attention This Year

    Instead of dipping into the already repetitive waters of October Oscar talk (the only real recent update being that "Lincoln" seems like a sure bet for a slew of nominations after its "secret screening" at the New York York Film Festival, including best picture and acting nods fo...

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    New Pics From 'Take This Waltz' Plus Expansion Release Dates, See When It Will Hit Your Town

    In case we haven't made it pretty clear already, "Take This Waltz" is one of the best films of 2012 thus far. We've been blowing the trumpet pretty hard for the film, and that's because it's the kind of low-key, smart picture that needs to be championed, so excuse us if we&...

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