Monthly Archives: March 2012

Yeah, I’m Writing About “King”…Again.

I’ve written a time or two before about the Canadian TV series King — here, and a bit here, and here — so I wasn’t sure if there was any point in revisiting the topic. But, y’know, there are always those … Continue reading

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Awards Celebrating the Best in “Canadian” Film…but are they?

So…the Genie Awards were handed out the other night — celebrating “the best in Canadian film”. While a few weeks back there was an announcement that the TV equivalent (the Gemini Awards) were contemplating — or perhaps had made — … Continue reading

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Are There Re-Makes a-Waiting in Canadian Film & TV?

Looking to Hollywood, re-makes are a veritable sub-industry. Nor is it quite the modern phenomenon some think. Silent movies got re-made as sound movies, black & white re-made as colour, radio shows became movie serials, movie serials became movies, movies became … Continue reading

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Another Science Fiction Story…

Yup…shameless self-promotion time: A science fiction story of mine is posted at the webzine Daily Science Fiction — it’s essentially what you’d call “flash fiction”. That is, it’s a short-short story that can be read in less than 5 minutes. … Continue reading

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The Artistic Frontier: Hollywood…or Canada?

There are a few ideas about Canadian film & TV — where it is, where it’s headed, and so on — I’ve been meaning to opine on…partly just because, well, when I decided to take on the idea of a … Continue reading

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