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Maudie shows us the pain behind happy art

Movie Review: Maudie Sally Hawkins gives a remarkable performance as the elfin, crippled Nova Scotia artist Maud Lewis, who lived in a tiny shack and sold her paintings at the side of the road


The trailer du jour is from Two Lovers and a Bear. It’s about two lovers. And a bear. The bear talks to the two lovers… with the voice of Gordon Pinsent. And if that’s not a Canadian film, what is? Don’t make us tell you how it ends. Seriously. You won’t argue the Canadian thing. More importantly, it stars Tatiana Maslany, who spellcheck constantly mislays.

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Screwing up his courage for The Second Time Around

People: Leon Marr Talking about sex and the seniors' residence with the director of The Second Time Around, a new movie that tackles taboo and takes us into the boudoir with tenderness, patience and operatic ambition By Katherine Monk (April 3, 3017) -- The Centers for Disease Control declared April STD awareness month, which means there’s no better time for the release of The Second Time Around. It’s a new feature film by Leon Marr after a decades...