Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2010 by Russ Fischer
I’m a big fan of Sarah Polley. In addition to her work developing and promoting film in Canada, she’s long demonstrated an ability to choose smart, interesting roles, whether in small dramas or off-center genre stuff. On the occasion where she jumps into a bigger studio film, she adds considerable heft to it; witness the Dawn of the Dead remake, which features a fantastic opening that centers all around Polley.
With Away From Her, the actress proved she could direct. Now Polley has another feature brewing based on her script Take This Waltz, which made the 2009 Black List of best unproduced screenplays. She’s just grabbed Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen for the leads, which should make for an interesting combination. Read More »