Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Goin' Down the Road - Filmed in Canada Ep.83

Alexander, Chris and William dream of a better podcast in the big city. They talk about Goin' Down the Road, the legendary indie movie about two guys seeking better lives in Toronto. The chat cruises through Terrence Malick, John Cassavetes and Bruce McDonald territory so get comfortable. The 1970 movie was directed by Donald Shebib, written by William Fruet and stars Doug McGrath and Paul Bradley. In 2015 it was ranked #6 on TIFF's Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time.


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Find more information about the movies and television we mentioned by visiting Goin' Down the Road on IMDb, Days of Heaven on IMDb, Laverne & Shirley on IMDb and The Big Lebowski on IMDb.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

REPOST: Maudie

Love is still complicated when Alexander and William talk about Maudie. Listen again to their chat about the Canada-Ireland co-production that tells the story of Nova Scotia's beloved folk painter. Bonus content: Chris joins the conversation and the movie is re-evaluated according to our new grading scheme.


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Find out more about the movies we talked about on the IMDb pages for Maudie, Marriage Story and My Left Foot.

Monday, 30 September 2019

The Grey Fox - Filmed in Canada Ep.82

Chris and William discuss The Grey Fox from 1982. One of the most highly regarded BC films, it's criminal that this movie is so difficult to find today. Richard Farnsworth stars as gentleman bandit Billy Miner.


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Find more information about the movies we discussed by visiting The Grey Fox on IMDb and Jackie Brown on IMDb.

Monday, 26 August 2019

Sharkwater - Filmed in Canada Ep.81

William and Alexander dive into Sharkwater on this episode. Rob Stewart's debut documentary made waves by shining the spotlight on a destructive practice. They consider the legacy of the film in the wake of Canada's ban on shark fins. They also touch on Sharkwater Extinction before arriving at a comparison with An Inconvenient Truth.


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Find more information about Sharkwater on IMDb and about the ongoing cause at the Sharkwater Foundation.

Monday, 5 August 2019

Braven - Filmed in Canada Ep.80

Back from an extended break we eventually get to talking about action movie Braven. It's barely a Canadian movie but hardly anyone is listening. Jason Momoa stars as a lethally capable logger in the Newfoundland-shot thriller.


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Find more information about the films we discussed on the respective IMDb pages for Braven, Flight and Rounders.