Sarah Polley
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The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female
8 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.


In Defense of Sarah Polley Being One of the Best Directors in Modern Cinema
7 Aug 2013 // 6:15 PM

The child actress-turned-director is a mastermind at both presenting and analyzing the fine details of a life.


The Myths and the Truths in the 'Stories We Tell'
14 Oct 2013 // 9:10 PM

Sarah Polley's fascinating documentary focuses on her family history, and the extent to which memories are embellished and distorted over time.

'Stories We Tell': Sarah Polley Ponders Movies and Truths
17 May 2013 // 1:30 AM

This is a story of deception and romance, of family and making movies, and it shapes Stories We Tell, because it occasions a series of self-reflections, revelations, and reactions, all stories in themselves.


'Stories We Tell' Keeps It (Almost) All in the Family
14 Jun 2013 // 3:00 AM

Sarah Polley's personal "documentary" suffers from one additional emotional beat too many. Otherwise, it's mesmerizing.

Further Illuminating the 'Stories We Tell': An Interview with Sarah Polley
15 May 2013 // 2:00 AM

From child actress, to award-winning director, Sarah Polley has had one of the most fascinating careers paths in recent history.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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