Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Filmed in Canada: Enemy

All of our best frenemies are gathered to salute National Canadian Film Day on April 20. Then Alexander Cairns and William Lee try to wrap their heads around Enemy, Denis Villeneuve's 2013 thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jake Gyllenhaal. It's merely a coincidence that this episode drops on 4/20.



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For more information about the movie discussed in this episode, see the IMDb page for Enemy.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Filmed in Canada: Crash (1996)

Sit back and enjoy the ride as William Lee and Alexander Cairns take the scenic route through Crash. Director David Cronenberg’s controversial movie about the erotic thrill of automobile accidents still makes an impression. William recalls the reaction to the movie in 1996 and Alexander delves into psychopathology.





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For more information about the movie and TV show discussed in this episode, see these IMDb pages: Crash and The Newsroom.

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Filmed in Canada: The Mask (1961)


Don’t be scared, it’s just William and Alexander talking about the restored 1961 movie The Mask. (This one does not star Jim Carrey.) Reputedly, this was Canada’s first horror movie and first 3-D film. Fans of vintage horror can experience The Mask again in the archaic anaglyph “stereoscopic” format on Blu-ray Disc. Put the podcast on now to hear our reaction after a recent theatrical screening.


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Here are links to IMDb pages for the movies discussed in this episode: The Mask and Spellbound.