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White Lies: How the CBC Stole my Story

In 1998, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) released a movie based on my life titled White Lies, which starred Sarah Polley.

The film producer and script writer,  2,930 more words

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Happy Birthday: Sarah Polley

  Sarah Polley

Actress | Dawn of the Dead

Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character’s thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her …

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January 8: Happy Birthday Terry Brooks and David Bowie

Novelist Terry Brooks celebrates his 74th today.  When he was in his early twenties he began writing a novel.  He was in law school, and then beginning a career as a lawyer, at the time, so it is understandable that it took him seven years to finish it.  760 more words

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Go

Looking back, I think my love of dystopian Christmas films originated with this week’s pick Go (DVD/Download). For a sullen girl in the 90’s, this film about drug dealers, burnouts, and Timothy Olymphant’s upper body was everything I could ever want. 417 more words

Fixing History: The Interesting Story of the Documentary Film

Ever since the birth of the moving image, we have been obsessed with using cameras to document our ever-changing world.  In fact, the very first films were documentaries, such as the Luminère brothers’ 1895 silent film… 628 more words

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Review: A Better Man

*Warning, this post contains descriptions of domestic violence*

There’s a movement, growing more robust by the day, away from silence and shame towards dialogue and revelation. 876 more words

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Alias Grace - 'Part 1' - Review

It would be easy to say that Netflix is attempting to cash in by adapting Margaret Atwood’s novel Alias Grace for TV. After Channel 4 aired the critically acclaimed… 1,296 more words

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