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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.

Feb 19, 2019

Documentary filmmaker Christy Garland -- whose new film What Walaa Wants screens in Toronto February 20th at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema before beginning a Canada's Top Ten run at the TIFF Bell Lightbox March 1st -- goes deep into Alexander Payne's distressingly prophetic high-school satire Election. (You know,...


Feb 12, 2019

Writer, producer and critic Ashlee Blackwell, founder of GraveyardShiftSisters.com and an essential part of the new Shudder documentary Horror Noire: The History of Black Horror, tackles the allure and repulsion of Ganja & Hess, Bill Gunn's radical 1973 study starring Duane Jones and Marlene Clark as two very different...


Feb 5, 2019

Writer, producer and director Jeremy Larter -- whose first feature Pogey Beach is now available for rental and purchase on iTunes -- settles in for a conversation about Don Shebib's Goin' Down the Road, the 1970 drama that more or less created English Canadian cinema. Your genial host Norm Wilner is trying very hard not...


Jan 29, 2019

Actor, producer and now screenwriter Jennifer Dale -- whose new movie Into Invisible Light opens in Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver this Friday, February 1st -- drops in to celebrate the vivid environments and shattering emotional arcs of Luca Guadagnino's 2009 breakout I Am Love. Your genial host Norm Wilner tries not...


Jan 22, 2019

Author and screenwriter Linwood Barclay -- who adapted his own novel Never Saw It Coming for a movie that's newly available on iTunes -- welcomes SEMcast into his home to talk about Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock's masterful 1954 examination of voyeurism, paranoia and gardening. Your genial host Norm Wilner is happy to...