Tag Archives: David Cronenberg

A Matter of National (In)Security

I’ve added a post-script at the end of this post… The funny thing about people (such as myself) lamenting the lack of a greater sense of “identity” in Canadian entertainment, and exhorting Canadian storytellers to be more confident about who … Continue reading

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Canadian Filmmakers Say (and do) the Darndest Things

  Okay — snarky alert! I’m going to be (a bit) snarky with this post. You have been warned. As with many of my posts, today I’m writing about Canadian film, and Canadian culture, and where — or if — … Continue reading

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Familiar – short form suburban horror

  A little while back I received an e-mail from a producer, Zach Green, who’d made a short Canadian horror film with writer/director Richard Powell called Familiar — and he sent me a link to where it could be viewed … Continue reading

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Bad Reviews – get over it

I was originally going to begin this post (about the way artists — and their fans — react sometimes vituperatively to negative reviews) by saying it was apropos of nothing much. Just a subject that had been bubbling in my … 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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