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The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year
Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.
Dec 28th, 2012
Sarah Polley captivates in Stories, Nicole Kidman sensual in Paperboy, Canadian Rebelle shines: review
Sarah Polley searches for the truth about her father, her family and herself in Stories We Tell.
Oct 17th, 2012
VIFF picks: Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell, Holy Motors, Barbara
Sarah Polley investigates some secrets of her own life in Stories We Tell.
Oct 9th, 2012
People Like Us, Magic Mike, Ted and new films by Sarah Polley and Tyler Perry reviewed
Michelle Williams is a restless wife in Sarah Polley’s new film, Take This Waltz.
Jun 29th, 2012
Films to see at VIFF on Days 6 & 7: Wednesday and Thursday
A shocking miscarriage of justice is exposed in Give Up Tomorrow, possibly the strongest film this year at VIFF.
Oct 4th, 2011
Hope and concern at VIFF: the film festival announces its 30th season
Circumstance, set in Iran and soon to play at VIFF, co-stars a young Port Moody woman. For more on that and other glimpses ahead to this year's festival, read more.
Sep 7th, 2011
Rock goes wild in Get Him To The Greek, dogs talk in Marmaduke, and geneticists play God in Splice
You've seen then before, with Sarah Marshall. Now Aldous Snow and that stocky guy are in their own movie. (Read more)
Jun 3rd, 2010