Monthly Archives: July 2012

For Those Keeping Track…

Recently I’ve added a few bits to older posts — either as post-scripts and addendums, or as inserts into the body of the post. So, for those interested in what a little sober second thought might have added, these embellished posts … Continue reading

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English-language Remakes — the pros and le mal

A recent press release by the CBC announced, among other things, that they’ve green lit an English-language adaptation of a successful Quebec TV crime-police series — 19-2. Now, on one hand, that can be seen as good. It’s a way … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Series Part 2 (Saving Hope and Continuum)

Continuing my little re-consideration of Saving Hope and Continuum after a half dozen episodes… Continuum is a sci-fi action series about a female cop (played by American actress Rachel Nichols) from the future, marooned in modern times, hunting future terrorists … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Series Part 1 (Saving Hope and Continuum)

  I keep bouncing around in my posts between talking about movies, and talking about TV, of focusing on specific programs, and focusing on broader abstract issues relating to “the biz”. Primarily with a focus on Canadian culture and “pop” … Continue reading

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Canadian Film and TV Blogs

Since a big focus of this blog tends to relate to Canadian movies and TV, perhaps it’s worth taking a moment to mention a couple of related sites. A time or two I’ve referred to TV, Eh? — it’s a … Continue reading

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Movies on TV — separating the chaff from the wheat!

TV and movies used to go together like, well, soda jerks and Drug Stores — and it can seem as though the relationship is threatening to become just as archaic. Once upon a time every network aired big motion pictures, … Continue reading

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Stamp of Approval — or mark of concern?

  The nature of writing posts about recurring topics, and the self-assigned task of (for the moment) trying to post something every few days so that this blog can be seen as vital and active, means I can find myself … Continue reading

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Ideas for Great Canadian Stories…with international twists!

  Every Canada Day I promise myself I’ll write some suitably appropriate post — and then I end up scrambling at the last minute to come up with something (and, yes, I realize this blog wasn’t around last July 1st, … Continue reading

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