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Stories We Tell (movie)

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  • Sarah Polley explores her uprooted, twisted family tree

    Sarah Polley explores her uprooted, twisted family tree
    Two days after her 11th birthday, Sarah Polley lost her mother to cancer. The death came as a shock, even though her father and older siblings had watched Diane Polley battle the disease for months. As she grew up in Toronto under the care of her father,...
  • Movie review: 'Stories We Tell' looks at truth, secrecy and memory

    Movie review: 'Stories We Tell' looks at truth, secrecy and memory
    Don't be fooled by its deceptively simple title or the hesitant, unassuming way it begins. Writer-director Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell" ends up an invigorating powerhouse of a personal documentary, adventurous and absolutely fascinating....
  • 'Stories We Tell': Director's look at family's secrets, lies and love ★★★★

    'Stories We Tell': Director's look at family's secrets, lies and love ★★★★
    Everywhere in the culture, there's another monologuist or filmmaker placing herself at the center of a question, or a series of questions: What's up with my family? How did I get here? How can one charismatic family member hold so many secrets? Sarah...
  • 'Star Trek Into Darkness' wins box-office race

    "Star Trek Into Darkness" opened atop the U.S. box office, though its debut didn't quite make the jump to warp speed that Paramount Pictures executives expected. "Into Darkness," the second J.J. Abrams-directed installment in the long-running science-...
  • Sarah Polley reveals moviemaking secret about 'Stories We Tell'

    Sarah Polley's documentary "Stories We Tell" has been lauded by critics for its invigorating storytelling and the compelling way it unveils a deep-seated family secret. (Spoilers ahead.) But many viewers say they feel particularly energized by the movie...
  • Is my dad my father? Filmmaker's personal quest in 'Stories We Tell'

    In Sarah Polley's unconventional documentary, "Stories We Tell," "truth" is a relative term when family secrets are involved. The Canadian actress-writer-director's quest is resolving her parentage. Did she have another father, as childhood teasing...
  • 'Blackfish,' 'Stories We Tell' among IDA documentary awards nominees

    'Blackfish,' 'Stories We Tell' among IDA documentary awards nominees
    Perpetrators of genocide, killer whales living in captivity and actor-director Sarah Polley's parents are the subjects of some of the films nominated for 2013 International Documentary Assn. Awards, the IDA announced Tuesday. The five films nominated in...
  • 10 best documentaries of 2013, and the new crop in 2014

    10 best documentaries of 2013, and the new crop in 2014
    The first months of the year are, by consensus, the bleakest of cinematic times. But not so much if, like me, you are a lover of documentaries, someone who revels in the pleasures of the nonfiction film. Proofs of the remarkable strength of...
  • 'Tim's Vermeer,' '20 Feet From Stardom' head Oscar doc shortlist

    'Tim's Vermeer,' '20 Feet From Stardom' head Oscar doc shortlist
    "Blackfish," "20 Feet From Stardom" and "Tim's Vermeer" are among the 15 films that have made the Oscar shortlist for documentary features, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.  Members of the documentary branch narrowed...