Monthly Archives: January 2013

Huffington Post and Writing About Canadian Entertainment

A while back I wrote a piece about the need for a site like my blog — and similar ones — writing about Canadian film & TV BUT that was more high profile. Kind of like Huffington Post Canada, I wrote — … Continue reading

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Memo to David Cronenberg (and Pals) — time to saddle up

I believe in the social safety net. I believe in paying for schools even if I don’t have kids. Sometimes we do things we don’t want to do, because it benefits others. And by extension, we hope others will do … Continue reading

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Borealis (part 2) – the problem with pilots

Last time I was writing about Borealis, the science fiction Canadian TV movie/pilot that the Space Channel decided not to greenlight for a full series months before they had even bothered to broadcast it. In my previous post I was … Continue reading

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Borealis (part 1) – The great Canadian Science Fiction series that never was?

Back in 2011 press releases went out announcing production on a TV movie/pilot for Canada’s Space Channel called Borealis. News of it no doubt piquing the curiosity of more than a few cultural watchers and sci-fi fans because it seemed … Continue reading

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What She Said…

Here’s a nice, to-the-point piece by Diane Wild at TV, Eh? about Canadian networks and their rather meek support for Canadian programs…ironically contrasted with what’s happening at a certain U.S. channel. It’s here: SyFy Has What Canada doesn’t: faith in Canadian … Continue reading

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Radio Drama – the past and possibly a future

(Continuing from my last post about CBC Radio shutting down its radio drama department…) Radio (and audio) drama is a curious medium. Once the defining entertainment of its age where families gathered around to listen to their favourite radio series … Continue reading

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