May 30, 2017
As his unsettling first feature The Transfiguration rolls through theatres in the U.S. and Canada, writer-director Michael O'Shea drops by to discuss Peter Jackson's piercing Heavenly Creatures, the unforgettable 1994 psychodrama that put Jackson and Fran Walsh on the world-cinema map and introduced audiences to Kate...
Jul 5, 2016
Writer and comedian Ian MacIntyre (Degrassi: Next Class, Inspector Gadget, George of the Jungle) has been a fan of Ghostbusters almost all of his life, so what better time to bring him into the basement for an appreciation of Ivan Reitman's 1984 comedy? Incidentally, you'll be happy to hear your genial host Norm...
Mar 29, 2016
With the 2016 baseball season starting up, screenwriter Matt Hansen (Zoom) brings Phil Alden Robinson's Field of Dreams into the basement for a conversation about magic realism, mysterious voices and emotional honesty. Your genial host Norm Wilner might have teared up a little.
Dec 15, 2015
Our first Christmas episode brings Kristian Bruun -- who co-stars in the Murdoch Mysteries holiday special airing on CBC December 21st -- back into the basement to discuss his favorite holiday movies and explore his own relationship with the season. Your genial host Norm Wilner...
Dec 8, 2015
Actor, producer, voice of Billy in Black Christmas -- Nick Mancuso has done it all, and now he brings one of his greatest artistic inspirations, Federico Fellini's 8½, into the basement for an aria on cinema, Italy and the craft of acting. Your genial host Norm Wilner is the audience.