Monday, 16 April 2018

Paige Smith Interview - Filmed in Canada Ep.59

Alexander is joined by local filmmaker Paige Smith to discuss her experimental short Watching Us. Paige details her interest in exploring how the act of being watched may alter one’s behaviour, the pornography industry's effect on society’s understanding of female sexuality and the challenge to be true to oneself when others have a different idea of how we should behave.


Download this episode here. (32 MB)

Follow Paige's tweets as @paigemarysmith. We also use the Twitter as @filmedincanaduh.

Monday, 2 April 2018

Léolo - Filmed in Canada Ep.58

William and Alexander examine controversial critics' fave Léolo. TIFF ranked the 1992 movie as the fifth all-time best Canadian film but these podcasters are unsure about its reputation. Their chat covers expectations of the coming-of-age story, potentially unethical demands on young actors and disturbing sexual awakenings.


Download this episode here. (49 MB)

IMDb links to the movies mentioned in this episode are here: Léolo, Naked Lunch; and we talked about C.R.A.Z.Y. on a previous episode of this podcast. Mr. Fly compiled TIFF's all-time top Canadian films, expanded to a list of 100, on Letterboxd.

Monday, 19 March 2018

Heavy Metal - Filmed in Canada Ep.57

Stay up past midnight to hear Alexander, Chris and William talk about the cult hit, animated, anthology movie Heavy Metal. Does this collection of edgy fantasy stories still rock in our morally enlightened times? The answer might not shock you but the discussion is peppered with barbarians, robots, zombies and gratuitous drawn nudity.


Download this episode here. (47 MB)

IMDb links to the movies mentioned in this episode are here: Heavy Metal, The Fifth Element, Anvil: The Story of Anvil, Belladonna of Sadness, John Carter, Pink Floyd: The Wall, The Lord of the Rings and Crumb.

Monday, 5 March 2018

Mina Shum Interview - Filmed in Canada Ep.56

Writer-director Mina Shum talks with Chris and William about her film Meditation Park. They chat about moms and families across all cultures, Asian representation in movies and TV, and standing up to city bylaw enforcement. Listen to our VIFF 2017 wrap-up episode to hear our thoughts on the movie.


Download this episode here. (47 MB)

Find out more about the movie on its IMDb page: Meditation Park. Also check out our episode on Shum's Double Happiness.

Monday, 19 February 2018

Trailer Park Boys: The Movie - Filmed in Canada Ep.55

The Trailer Park Boys made a movie and we made a podcast. William and Alexander discuss the first big screen adventure of Nova Scotia's favourite losers. Weed, TV memories and Canadian money are among the digressions..


Download this episode here. (45 MB)

Find out more about this movie on its IMDb page: Trailer Park Boys: The Movie

Stay in touch with us between episodes via Facebook.