Nov 21, 2017
His new movie Sweet Virginia is in theatres and on VOD in the U.S., and coming to Canada on December 1st, so it's the perfect time for director Jamie M. Dagg to discuss the way Ron Fricke's large-format documentary Baraka changed his understanding of cinema. Your genial host Norm Wilner has...
Nov 14, 2017
Documentarian Jennifer Baichwal, whose new documentary Long Time Running captures the Tragically Hip on their heart-rending final tour, dives into The Dead Zone to unpack the philosophy and psychology of David Cronenberg's terrific Stephen King adaptation. Your genial host Norm Wilner shows great restraint in only...
Nov 7, 2017
Filmmaker Brendan Prost (Spaces and Reservations, Sensitive Parts) brings the love for Nights and Weekends, the 2008 collaboration between Greta Gerwig and Joe Swanberg that really ought to be better remembered. Your genial host Norm Wilner gets all personal on this one. (Also, see Gerwig's solo directorial debut Lady...
Nov 3, 2017
It's a special Friday bonus episode with Lauren Lee Smith, whose new series Frankie Drake Mysteries premieres Monday November 6th on CBC! And she wants to talk about Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream! And we only have 20 minutes! Your genial host Norm Wilner is in no way intimidated by any of this.
Oct 31, 2017
In anticipation of FUBAR: Age of Computer's premiere on Viceland this Friday, November 3rd, director Michael Dowse (It's All Gone Pete Tong, Goon, The F Word) celebrates Michael Cimino's magnum opus Heaven's Gate. Your genial host Norm Wilner apologizes for the abbreviated running time.