James Ponsoldt, co-writer and director of the film, "Smashed"

James Ponsoldt, co-writer and director of the film, "Smashed"

Leslie James

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul and Octavia Spencer star in “Smashed” — a comedy-drama dealing with alcoholism and recovery. It will be screened at TIFF 2012 on Sept. 12 at Ryerson Theatre. Film critic Leslie James spoke with James Ponsoldt, the film’s co-writer and director. (Photo by: Leslie James)