May 21, 2019
Filmmaker Robin McKenna, whose new documentary Gift is playing at the Carlton Cinema in Toronto right now, rides for the dreamy landscapes and flowing score of Jim Jarmusch's entrancing alt-Western Dead Man. Your genial host Norm Wilner is happy to saddle up for this one.
May 14, 2019
Writer and producer Ramona Barckert -- whose new film Ordinary Days is now playing in Toronto, Halifax and Edmonton -- stops by on a rainy day to discuss Marielle Heller's Can You Ever Forgive Me? and the spiky pleasure to be had in watching Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant engage in petty larceny. Not that your...
May 7, 2019
Writer, performer and future podcast prom queen Jocelyn Geddie (The Beaverton, I Hate It But I Love It) throws down for the queasy high-school horror movie that is Brian de Palma's Carrie -- the first big-screen Stephen King adaptation, and one that still packs a hell of a punch. Your genial host Norm Wilner wasn't...
Apr 30, 2019
Recorded in his London edit suite, filmmaker Charlie Lyne -- director of Beyond Clueless, Fear Itself and the newly released Lasting Marks -- breaks our format with The Clock, Christian Marclay's 2010 gallery installation that uses the entirety of cinema and television to tell you the current time. Your genial host...
Apr 23, 2019
Actor and musician Ricardo Hoyos -- most recently seen beachside in Travis Knight's Bumblebee -- tackles the Farrelly brothers' Dumb and Dumber and the manic delight that is the young, hungry Jim Carrey. Your genial host Norm Wilner popped out the cap in his tooth for this one.