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Flashpoint (part 2) — cultural reflections…and the acting vacuum

(Continuing from last time…) Flashpoint‘s cultural legacy will be interesting to ponder. Some viewers (including American ones) suggested there was a tone to Flashpoint that differentiated it from similar American TV series — and they meant this as a compliment. … Continue reading

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The Allophone Factor

There is perhaps a bit of intriguing synchronicity to this post — relating as it does, in part, to ethnicity in Canada. A recent controversy has come to light, with revelations involving the new Canadian $100 bill. On it is … 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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