Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell

Sasha nearly missed Stories We Tell because she was feeling under the weather. Resolving to soldier on, tap into energizing mountain air and make the extra effort on the last day it screened, she says in her capsule review, “of course it turned out to be one of those films...
Posted On 07 Sep 2012

Roger Ebert’s memoir, Life Itself, heads for the screen

Ebert tweets the big news himself. “Whoa! My memoir has been optioned for a doc by Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”) and Steven Zaillian, with Martin Scorsese as exec producer.” In 1994, Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel placed Steve James documentary Hoop Dreams at #1 on both their Top 10...
Posted On 07 Sep 2012

Elle Fanning & Alice Englert in Ginger & Rosa

Directed by Sally Potter. Who’s Alice Englert? She’s Jane Campion’s daughter. Nice to hear The Dave Brubeck Quartet. London, 1962. Two teenage girls – Ginger and Rosa — are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and...
Posted On 07 Sep 2012