Tag Archives: Due South

Importing the “Stars”

Last time I wrote a post that ended up sliding — not altogether deliberately — into being partly about the idea of hiring non-Canadian actors for “Canadian” movies. I say “not” deliberate, because it was really just part of a … Continue reading

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Ah…The Writer’s Life (and who is the real film and TV visionary?)

  Just as a preamble to today’s post, I should point out what should be obvious — I know a fair bit about Canadian film & TV. And, equally, I know very little. It all kind of depends on your … Continue reading

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The Canadian Identity Conundrum (Part 1)…from Arctic Air to How She Move

  This post (the first of a “two parter”) will wrap up my recent series of posts looking at the use and depiction of culture and cultural identity in pop culture — and specifically Canadian movies and television. I’d say this … Continue reading

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The Art and Craft…of the Title Sequence

Part of my blathering, both here and in my accompanying websites (such as The Great Canadian Guide to the Movies & TV), is to consider and opine on the storytelling process. As a kind of minor example example of that … Continue reading

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