Filmed In Canada, A Podcast About Canadian Movies.

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A podcast about Canadian movies.

Episodes

  • Blood Quantum - Filmed in Canada Ep.84

    Blood Quantum - Filmed in Canada Ep.84

    23/12/2020

    William and Chris try not to think about the global pandemic by watching a zombie pandemic movie. They explore the roots of their feelings about Blood Quantum, a new movie by Mi'kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby. The talk covers Canada's 1982 Constitution Act, Predator, Dawn of the Dead and District 9.Download this episode here. (40 MB) More information about Blood Quantum on IMDb. Detailed show notes after the break.00:01 A slowly reopening podcast 01:50 VIFF online03:45 Totally Under Control, a documentary by Alex Gibney05:20 Totally Under Control, It's about greed and not compassion06:00 Totally Under Control, History written in the moment06:55 Totally Under Control, 72 million voted for Donald Trump07:35 Totally Under Control, Princess cruise ship08:15 Blood Quantum, a film by Jeff Barnaby09:30 Blood Quantum, It's set in Red Crow, Quebec10:00 the cast of Blood Quantum14:30 the plot of Blood Quantum16:00 Blood Quantum, White people can be infected17:55 Blood Quantum, Quoting an ancient settler proverb18:45 Bloo

  • Goin Down the Road - Filmed in Canada Ep.83

    Goin' Down the Road - Filmed in Canada Ep.83

    22/04/2020

    Alexander, Chris and William dream of a better podcast in the big city. They talk about Goin' Down the Road, the legendary indie movie about two guys seeking better lives in Toronto. The chat cruises through Terrence Malick, John Cassavetes and Bruce McDonald territory so get comfortable. The 1970 movie was directed by Donald Shebib, written by William Fruet and stars Doug McGrath and Paul Bradley. In 2015 it was ranked #6 on TIFF's Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time.Download this episode here. (40 MB) Find more information about the movies and television we mentioned by visiting Goin' Down the Road on IMDb, Days of Heaven on IMDb, Laverne & Shirley on IMDb and The Big Lebowski on IMDb.

  • REPOST: Maudie

    REPOST: Maudie

    11/12/2019

    Love is still complicated when Alexander and William talk about Maudie. Listen again to their chat about the Canada-Ireland co-production that tells the story of Nova Scotia's beloved folk painter. Bonus content: Chris joins the conversation and the movie is re-evaluated according to our new grading scheme.Download this episode here. (29 MB) Find out more about the movies we talked about on the IMDb pages for Maudie, Marriage Story and My Left Foot.

  • The Grey Fox - Filmed in Canada Ep.82

    The Grey Fox - Filmed in Canada Ep.82

    30/09/2019

    Chris and William discuss The Grey Fox from 1982. One of the most highly regarded BC films, it's criminal that this movie is so difficult to find today. Richard Farnsworth stars as gentleman bandit Billy Miner.Download this episode here. (70 MB) Find more information about the movies we discussed by visiting The Grey Fox on IMDb and Jackie Brown on IMDb.

  • Sharkwater - Filmed in Canada Ep.81

    Sharkwater - Filmed in Canada Ep.81

    26/08/2019

    William and Alexander dive into Sharkwater on this episode. Rob Stewart's debut documentary made waves by shining the spotlight on a destructive practice. They consider the legacy of the film in the wake of Canada's ban on shark fins. They also touch on Sharkwater Extinction before arriving at a comparison with An Inconvenient Truth.Download this episode here. (44 MB) Find more information about Sharkwater on IMDb and about the ongoing cause at the Sharkwater Foundation.

  • Braven - Filmed in Canada Ep.80

    Braven - Filmed in Canada Ep.80

    06/08/2019

    Back from an extended break we eventually get to talking about action movie Braven. It's barely a Canadian movie but hardly anyone is listening. Jason Momoa stars as a lethally capable logger in the Newfoundland-shot thriller.Download this episode here. (50 MB) Find more information about the films we discussed on the respective IMDb pages for Braven, Flight and Rounders.

  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner - Filmed in Canada Ep.79

    Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner - Filmed in Canada Ep.79

    13/05/2019

    Is Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner the best Canadian movie of all time? William, Chris and Alexander chat about this legendary Inuit tale and the relevance of TIFF's top ten list. Is this the best podcast about Canadian films ever? Not likely. Their talk references Maliglutit, Edge of the Knife, The Celebration, Just Friends and Aga before arriving at Black Panther.Download this episode here. (49 MB) Find more information about Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner at IMDb.

  • Zero Patience - Filmed in Canada Ep.78

    Zero Patience - Filmed in Canada Ep.78

    28/03/2019

    Alexander and William discuss Zero Patience, John Greyson's movie musical about AIDS. Their conversation finds points of comparison with Once, Philadelphia and Stop Making Sense.Download this episode here. (38 MB) Find more information about this film and related ones on their respective IMDb pages: Zero Patience, Philadelphia and And the Band Played On.

  • Les amours imaginaires - Filmed in Canada Ep.77

    Les amours imaginaires - Filmed in Canada Ep.77

    22/02/2019

    On our belated Valentine's Day podcast we fall for Les amours imaginaires. Xavier Dolan's second film, aka Heartbeats, casts a romantic spell that makes our hosts swoon. Comparisons with Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Wong Kar-wai and Quentin Tarantino are just the beginning. A fun version of the song "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" can be seen in this clip from the short film A Summer Dress.Download this episode here. (44 MB) Find more information about this film and related ones on the respective IMDb pages for Heartbeats, Jules and Jim, In the Mood for Love and Blue is the Warmest Colour.

  • The Sweet Hereafter - Filmed in Canada Ep.76

    The Sweet Hereafter - Filmed in Canada Ep.76

    23/01/2019

    It's a cold day in Canada when our podcasters revisit The Sweet Hereafter. Based on the book by Russell Banks about the aftermath of a school bus crash, the movie ranks high on TIFF's Canada's Top Ten list. Atom Egoyan's cold and uncompromising film ignites a heated discussion.Download this episode here. (62 MB) Find more information about the films we discussed on their respective IMDb pages: The Sweet Hereafter and Fargo. Previously, we discussed Exotica on our podcast and it was a sexy episode.

  • My American Cousin - Filmed in Canada Ep.75

    My American Cousin - Filmed in Canada Ep.75

    09/01/2019

    Chris and William rediscover My American Cousin, a gem of BC cinema. The touching story of an Okanagan summer melted their winter blues. Writer-director Sandy Wilson's film draws comparisons to Call Me By Your Name and Stand By Me.Download this episode here. (39 MB) Find more information about this film and related ones on their respective IMDb pages: My American Cousin, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and American Boyfriends.

  • A Christmas Story - Filmed in Canada Ep.74

    A Christmas Story - Filmed in Canada Ep.74

    24/12/2018

    'Twas the night before Christmas when we posted our obligatory holiday episode. Hear Chris and William discuss how A Christmas Story is an enduring classic. The Ovaltine is hot, the duck is roasted and their memories are fond. We triple dog dare you to subscribe to this podcast.Download this episode here. (38 MB) Find more information about this film and related ones on their respective IMDb pages: A Christmas Story, Road Trip for Ralph and A Christmas Carol (1951).

  • Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy - Filmed in Canada Ep.73

    Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy - Filmed in Canada Ep.73

    29/11/2018

    William and Alexander refer you to a troupe of comedy specialists in this talk about Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy. Does the singular movie effort by the famed Canadian absurdists still tickle the funny bone? Take two podcasts and email us in the morning.Download this episode here. (40 MB) Find more information about this film and related ones on their respective IMDb pages: Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy, Strange Brew and Airplane II: The Sequel. Previously, we discussed Strange Brew on our podcast and it was a beauty.

  • VIFF 2018 Pt.3 - Filmed in Canada Ep.72

    VIFF 2018 Pt.3 - Filmed in Canada Ep.72

    07/11/2018

    Alexander and Chris recap their experience at VIFF 2018 and ponder how to return to regular movies after feasting on festival flicks. VIFF closed Oct. 12 but these recommendations will put films in your viewing queue for months to come. Download this episode here. (33 MB) Telling friends what podcasts you listen to has been said to improve verbal-social interactions by 18 percent. Try it yourself.

  • Lavender - Filmed in Canada Ep.71

    Lavender - Filmed in Canada Ep.71

    30/10/2018

    These three hosts have seen a g-g-g-ghost! Alexander, Chris and William reunite to discuss Lavender, starring Abbie Cornish. It's a tale of scary farm houses and fractured memories. Beware of spoilers between 30:00 and 51:00. Download this episode here. (50 MB) Find more information about the films we discussed on their respective IMDb pages: Lavender and The Others. Friends tell friends about the podcasts to which they subscribe.

  • VIFF 2018 Pt.2 - Filmed in Canada Ep.70

    VIFF 2018 Pt.2 - Filmed in Canada Ep.70

    17/10/2018

    The 37th Vancouver International Film Festival closed Oct. 12 but Chris and Alexander still have thoughts to share on some festival films that will return to various screens in the future. Hear them muse on Sharkwater: Extinction (in theatres Oct. 19), Finding Big Country (at the Rio Theatre on Oct. 21), Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (available for pre-order on iTunes) and The Hummingbird Project (due to release in 2019). Download this episode here. (45 MB) Subscribe through your preferred podcast app. Tell your friends to tell their friends.

  • VIFF 2018 Pt.1 - Filmed in Canada Ep.69

    VIFF 2018 Pt.1 - Filmed in Canada Ep.69

    29/09/2018

    Chris and Alexander are covering the 37th Vancouver International Film Festival. Beautiful landscapes and rugged adventurers abound as they discuss the Haida Gwaii-set Edge of the Knife, followed by a picturesque portrait of BC’s mountain ranges in This Mountain Life. They close the discussion with a quick rundown of other titles to look forward to at the festival, running September 27 to October 12. We'll have further episodes for you mid-festival. Download this episode here. (47 MB) VIFF 2018 runs from September 27 to October 12.

  • Highway of Tears - Filmed in Canada Ep.68

    Highway of Tears - Filmed in Canada Ep.68

    16/09/2018

    Chris and William are feeling down after watching Highway of Tears. The 2015 documentary examines the long history of missing and murdered women in northern BC. The issue remains relevant following Greyhound's decision to end its bus service in western Canada effective October 2018. Download this episode here. (32 MB) Highway of Tears is available to stream from the film's website. Find more information about that film and related ones on their respective IMDb pages: Highway of Tears, River of Silence and Zodiac.

  • KONELINE: our land beautiful - Filmed in Canada Ep.67

    KONELINE: our land beautiful - Filmed in Canada Ep.67

    29/08/2018

    KONELINE: our land beautiful mesmerizes William and Alexander on this episode. Nettie Wild's documentary considers the future of the northern BC wilderness and its meaning to the Tahltan First Nation and other communities of region. Side topics include how Vancouver's Rio Theatre is too cool to accept coin money and Seth Rogan talks how to ride transit.Download this episode here. (38 MB) Find out more about the movies we mentioned on the IMDb pages for KONELINE and Manufactured Landscapes. On older episodes we talked about Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World, were shocked by the shameful bit of history chronicled in Kanehsatake and pondered the unusual beauty of Manufactured Landscapes.

  • eXistenZ - Filmed in Canada Ep.66

    eXistenZ - Filmed in Canada Ep.66

    13/08/2018

    Alexander and William feel the urge to podcast about David Cronenberg's film eXistenZ. The 1999 film about virtual realities proved prophetic about our relationship with gaming tech. Dwarfed by a certain Hollywood blockbuster in its day, the podcasters compare the film to another box office behemoth.Download this episode here. (42 MB) Find out more about the movies we mentioned on the IMDb pages for eXistenZ, The Matrix and Inception.

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