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Sarah Polley To Adapt John Green's Looking For Alaska

26th June 2014

Actress/filmmaker Sarah Polley is reportedly set to adapt author John Green's Looking For Alaska for the big screen.Bosses at Paramount Pictures are in talks with the Dawn of the Dead star to work on...

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10 Best Films Of 2013

By Rich Cline | 24th December 2013

10. Behind The Candelabra - Sadly consigned to TV in America, this Liberace biopic's lavish production design deserves to be projected on the biggest screen possible. As do great performances from Michael Douglas, Matt Damon...

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Alice Munro Wins The Nobel Prize For Literature

By Joe Wilde | 11th October 2013

Alice Munro has walked away with the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature following this week's award ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. The 82-year-old short story writer, whose work has been adapted to numerous award-winning films and...

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A Week In Movies: Star Wars Episode Vii Shapes Up, Harrison Ford Joins Anchorman: The Legend Continues And Oz The Great And Powerful Hits Theatres

By Staff Writer | 8th March 2013

The movie casting rumour mill has gone into overdrive this week when Carrie Fisher seemed to confirm that she will indeed be back for Star Wars Episode VII. And then George Lucas chimed in to...

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Stories We Tell Trailer: Filmmaker Sarah Polley Hunts For Her Real Father

By Michael West | 7th March 2013

Stories We Tell is certainly a unique movie - that much we know from the trailer. The 2012 documentary that premiered at the 69th Venice International Film Festival before winning acclaim at the Telluride and...

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Actress Sarah Polley Shares Family Secret In New Documentary

30th August 2012

Actress/director Sarah Polley has revealed she is the product of an adulterous relationship as her new documentary debuts at the Venice Film Festival.The Dawn of the Dead star admits she uncovered the family secret and...

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Michelle Williams' Funny Film 'Problem'

3rd August 2012

Michelle Williams has a ''real problem'' laughing during filming.The actress admitted shooting on 'Blue Valentine' had to be halted because she and co-star Ryan Gosling were unable to keep a straight face for three hours.She...

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Polley Is Pregnant And Married

7th September 2011

Actress Sarah Polley secretly wed her boyfriend last month (Aug11) and the couple is already planning a family - the Dawn Of The Dead star is pregnant.Polley and David Sandomierski tied the knot during an...

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Movie Reviews Splice

4th June 2010

Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley play the human oddities in Splice , a horror movie about two scientists who create an intelligent part-human, part-animal monster. Rick Groen in the Toronto Globe and Mail credits the...

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Away From Her Big Winner At Canada's Genie Awards

4th March 2008

First-time Canadian film director Sarah Polley was showered with awards and praise Monday night as her film Away From Her captured seven awards, including best actor (Gordon Pinsent), best actress (Julie Christie), and best director,...

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Polley Up For Genie Award

20th February 2008

Actress-turned-director SARAH POLLEY is to be honoured by the Canadian film industry for her directorial debut AWAY FROM HER. Polley - who is also up for a screenwriting Oscar this weekend (24Feb08) - will receive...

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The Things They Say 7212

18th February 2008

"It was totally shocking for me. I think I was the least prepared person who has ever been nominated for an Academy Award." Actress-turned-filmmaker SARAH POLLEY was surprised to receive a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar...

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Christie Film Inspires Reese To Direct

14th February 2008

REESE WITHERSPOON is keen to make her directorial debut after old pal SARAH POLLEY impressed her with AWAY FROM HER. Actress Polley turned director to make the harrowing film, which has earned veteran Julie Christie...

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Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

28th January 2008

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

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Polley Celebrates Directors Guild Of Canada Awards Wins

1st October 2007

Actress-turned-filmmaker SARAH POLLEY emerged the big winner at the 2008 Directors Guild Of Canada Awards on Saturday (29Sep07) - her movie AWAY FROM HER took home three honours, including Best Director. The movie was also...

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Christie Losing Her Memory

18th May 2007

DR. ZHIVAGO star JULIE CHRISTIE's acting career has been shattered by memory loss that makes remembering lines almost impossible. The 66-year-old admits she has forgotten parts of her life but insists she's not an Alzheimer's...

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Ken Loach Leads Efa Nominations

4th November 2006

British director KEN LOACH's THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY will lead the way at the European Film Awards next month (DEC06) after landing five nominations. The film, which won the Palme d'Or at the...

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Pincent Collapses At Festival

14th September 2006

Veteran Canadian actor GORDON PINCENT collapsed from exhaustion at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this week (beg11SEP06). The 76-year-old star had just finished walking up the red carpet with director SARAH POLLEY when he fell...

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Freeman To Play Rembrandt In Greenaway Biopic

2nd May 2006

THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY star MARTIN FREEMAN will play Dutch master artist REMBRANDT in director PETER GREENAWAY's new biopic NIGHTWATCHING. The quirky Brit won the coveted role after impressing revered film-maker Greenaway at...

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Barbarian Invasions Cleans Up At The Genies

4th May 2004

OSCAR-winning foreign film THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS has scored the ultimate accolade in its native Canada, picking up the country's top movie award. The DENYS ARCAND movie was the big winner at Canada's GENIES on...

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