Sunday, 17 July 2016

Filmed in Canada: Double Happiness

Triple your pleasure, triple your fun by listening to William, Alexander and Chris talk about Double Happiness. Writer-director Mina Shum's 1994 feature debut, starring Sandra Oh, has a lot to say about immigrant parents and their children. The talkative trio also chat about Brian De Palma, female directors and completely untrue facts about Ang Lee.

Download this episode here. (51 MB)

Here are the IMDb links to the movies discussed in this episode: Double Happiness, The Wedding Banquet, De Palma, Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made, Red Road and The Hurt Locker.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Filmed in Canada: My Internship in Canada and Every Frame a Painting Interview

Écoutez. Voici un nouvel épisode de la baladodiffusion <<Filmed in Canada.>> William and Alexander are suddenly bilingual for their discussion of Philippe Falardeau's 2015 political satire My Internship in Canada. Could this movie be any more Canadian -- whatever that means? Téléchargez cette émission immédiatement.

In the second half of the episode Tony Zhou and Taylor Ramos, creators of the YouTube channel Every Frame a Painting, visit the studio to talk about their video essays. Our chat with them starts at 45:00 and doesn't stop until we've touched on "Vancouver Never Plays Itself," visual literacy, Jackie Chan, Louis C.K. and Edgar Wright, among other topics.

Download this episode here. (68 MB)

Find details about the movies discussed in this episode by viewing the IMDb pages for My Internship in Canada, Horace and Pete, Le Bonheur, Tampopo and Police Story 2. Check out the video essays by Tony and Taylor on YouTube.