Stories We Tell

The Best Films of 2013 | 5 Jan 2014 // 8:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.

The Best International & Indie Films of 2013 | 22 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Sometimes, you have to travel a bit off the beaten path to find salvation from the onslaught that is the mainstream moviemaking machine.


The Myths and the Truths in the 'Stories We Tell' | 14 Oct 2013 // 8:10 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 // 12:30 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 // 2:00 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 // 1:00 AM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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