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On the Rise Actors-Turned-Directors in Hollywood

This Oscar season has seen films from actors-turned-directors like Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), Denzel Washington (Fences), and Clint Eastwood (Sully… 69 more words

Blog

January 8: Happy Birthday Sarah Polley and Elvis Presley

Canadian actress, writer and director Sarah Polley celebrates her 38th today.  She began working as a child performer in Canadian television, first as the title character in… 1,506 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Happy Birthday: Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley

Born: January 8, 1979 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Married to: David Sandomierski (23 August 2011 – present) (2 children)

Was originally cast as Penny Lane in Almost Famous (2000). 305 more words

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One Magic Christmas (1985) - reviewed by George

One money-strapped family in Canada (the town is called Medford) is trying to get through Christmas. The dad Jack (Gary Basaraba) has lost his job, and the mother Ginny (Mary Steenburgen) is working at the local supermarket for a real jerk, Herbie (Timothy Webber). 429 more words

Movies

Road to Avonlea Review: Home Movie

“So…when you look around you, haunted hill, at the homestead lights, at the fields tilled by the dead and gone who loved you, you’ll say, ‘Why, I’ve come home to this life.’ We’re lucky enough to live each moment of everyday in which Jasper Dale has been fortuitous and ingenious enough to catch it. 2,857 more words

Television

Splice (2010)

A pair of genetic biologists succeed in splicing the DNA of various creatures with that of a human being and the resulting life form begins to take over their lives as they try keep their secret experiment hidden. 162 more words

Film

Margaret Atwood explores Shakespeare's richness and The Tempest's darkness with Hag-Seed

Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold
By Margaret Atwood
Knopf Canada
320 pp; $29.95

The Hogarth Shakespeare is a series of novels based on the bard’s plays, including forays by Jeanette Winterson, Howard Jacobson, Anne Tyler and now Margaret Atwood. 457 more words

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