Wednesday 23 December 2020

Blood Quantum - Filmed in Canada Ep.84

William and Chris try not to think about the global pandemic by watching a zombie pandemic movie. They explore the roots of their feelings about Blood Quantum, a new movie by Mi'kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby. The talk covers Canada's 1982 Constitution Act, Predator, Dawn of the Dead and District 9.

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More information about Blood Quantum on IMDb. Detailed show notes after the break.

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.