Tag: Sarah Polley

Stories We Tell by Frank Ochieng (film review).

November 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Stories We Tell by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Immensely thought-provoking and reflective, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sarah Polley (‘Away From Her’) delivers an enticing documentary about the theme of obligatory dark family secrets and turns her unassuming project into an intimate and compelling jigsaw puzzle of mystery, reminiscence and probing personal discovery. ‘Stories We Tell’ is undoubtedly fascinating in its experimental vibe about one […]

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Splice (2009) (DVD review).

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Splice (2009) (DVD review).

In many ways I would probably agree with director Vincenzo Natali that ‘Splice’ is a re-working of the Frankenstein myth. Only instead of revitalising dead flesh with electricity, this time it’s with recombinant DNA to create a new life-form. Although it produces a male and female slug-like creatures, none of this hermaphrodite nonsense, that are […]

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