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The Best New Movie You've Never Heard of

Marc Erlbaum | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marc Erlbaum

Ordinarily, I am a lover of clarity, but for the two plus hours I watched Mr. Nobody, I was fully taken by its hypnotic surrealism and provocative paradoxes.

Christopher Rosen

Looking Back On 'Go,' 15 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment

Teen movie connoisseurs had a pretty good time of it in the spring of 1999: "Cruel Intentions," "10 Things I Hate About You," "Never Been Kissed" and ...

10 Top Docs of 2013 (Including 9 From Women Filmmakers)

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Though I didn't notice while culling my list down to just ten, nine of the movies that made my cut come from women filmmakers, which makes me exceedingly happy.

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Stories We Tell Dissects an Actress' Family, and Storytelling Itself

Brian Formo | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

If you are interested in the craft of storytelling and/or documentaries I highly suggest that you see Stories We Tell. If you prefer dinner parties to dance clubs, I highly suggest that you see Stories We Tell.

INTERVIEW: Director Sarah Polley Talks Stories We Tell

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Sarah Polley has been working consistently in film and television since she was a child, and what's most astounding about the multi-hyphenat...

Sarah Polley and the Stories She Tells

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stories We Tell -- Sarah Polley's third as a director -- looks at Polley's family history, focusing on the story of her mother, Diane, who died when Polley was 11. Polley uses the film to explore the central mystery of her own life: her real parentage.

Movie Review: Stories We Tell

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell is one of the year's best films: funny, moving, thought-provoking -- and so personal that it strikes universal chords.

The Ultimate Caesar Salad

Bon Appetit | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Nailing this misunderstood classic (no, we don't want grilled chicken) is all about restraint and, yes, anchovies.

Popcorn Preview: Stories We Tell

Leslie Sisman | Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Stories We Tell (2012) Writer/Director: Sarah Polley (Take This Waltz) Genre: Documentary (108 minutes) "When you're in the middle of a story, ...

Women Filmmakers Ready to Rock Toronto

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Now Toronto is upon us, with its brain-scrambling lineup of 300 films, a healthy 90 by women directors -- up more than 20 percent from last year's fest. Of the 17 high-profile Galas, 6 titles are by women.

The Movie You Should See This Weekend

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 09.03.2012 | Entertainment

-- Here's how masterfully Sarah Polley manipulates tone in "Take This Waltz," just her second film as writer and director: She takes the Buggles' pep...

Why Sarah Polley Went Indie

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.28.2012 | Entertainment

It's interesting to hear Sarah Polley admit that her ascension in the world of indie film has quite a bit to do with her role in Terry Gilliam's "The ...

Why You Should Watch Sarah Silverman in Take This Waltz

Dylan Gadino | Posted 08.26.2012 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

Before Take This Waltz was even available through Video On Demand, so much has been made of comedian Sarah Silverman's full-frontal nude scene.

Why Michelle Williams Wasn't Defined By 'Dawson's Creek'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.25.2012 | Entertainment

For Michelle Williams, there's still that certain subject hovering over any media appearance. It's at least part of the reason why paparazzi relentles...

Women Set To Dominate Tribeca Film Festival

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women

NEW YORK -- If there's a keynote performance at the 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival, it may well be Abbie Cornish's riveting portrayal of a Texas si...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Sunday 9.11.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I was in a screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and by the time the movie was over, the World Trade ...

Exclusive: A Sci-Fi Horror Hybrid Comes Alive in Splice

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Vincenzo Natali director of the sci-fi movie Splice, "
Unlike a lot of Frankenstein-type stories it's not about the creature escaping into the world and wreaking havoc. It's the opposite."

Cinefantastique Podcast: Not Quite Human - Splice

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In Volume 1, Episode 17 of the Cinefantastique Podcast, Dan Persons Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski delve into the worlds of science fiction, fa...

HuffPost Review: Splice

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Splice is flashy and entertaining, but nothing special. It provides the kind of guilty-pleasure thrills that all sci-fi does.

Oscar Nominees Lunch: Hopeful The Show Will Go On

AP | David Germain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Optimism was in the air among Academy Awards nominees -- both on their films' prospects and the chances that Hollywood's crippling writers strike wil...