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SOMEONE ELSE'S MOVIE is just what it says on the label: Each week, an actor, director, screenwriter, critic or industry observer will discuss a film that he or she admires, but had no hand in making. Hosted as genially as possible by Norm Wilner.

Oct 9, 2018

Author, critic and occasional actor Adam Nayman -- whose shiny new book The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together is available now from Abrams -- steps up for Fargo, their Oscar-winning 1996 dramedy about people making very bad decisions in Minnesota. Your genial host Norm Wilner agrees with him...


Oct 3, 2018

Actor, writer and director Anna Hopkins -- whom you'll be seeing in Bad Blood when its second season starts up on Thursday, October 11th, and who's making the festival rounds with her short film The Give & Take -- stops in to share her love for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Steven Spielberg's 1982 classic about a boy and...


Sep 25, 2018

Artist and filmmaker Ross Sutherland -- who's bringing his Imaginary Advice podcast to The Fest in Chicago this Monday, October 1st -- makes the case for Sidney Lumet's Network as a movie that was both utterly of its moment and somehow ahead of its time. Your genial host Norm Wilner is constitutionally incapable of...


Sep 18, 2018

TIFF 18 is over, so let's flash back to TIFF 17, when writer-director Clio Barnard premiered her new drama Dark River in the Platform program ... and slipped away from the press cycle to talk about Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg's groundbreaking 1970 psychodrama Performance. Your genial host Norm Wilner reminds you...


Sep 10, 2018

What? An episode dropping on a Monday? That's because writer-director Akash Sherman's first feature Clara is making its world premiere at TIFF this very day, and we mark the occasion by talking about the Star Wars saga. Yup. All of it. Prepared for this, your genial host Norm Wilner is.