Hot Docs’ Curious Minds Speaker Series returns this month and it's happening in a new digital lecture format which is available to stream via Hot Docs at Home.
Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey are in the midst of an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign to re-print one of the first-ever comic book superheroines (and she's Canadian, too!). Check out our interview with the two ladies who are bringing Nelvana of the Northern Lights back to life.
An underdog story both thematically and in its making, Moon Point has you rooting for the characters and filmmakers alike. Since Canadian features, particularly the independents, usually end up seen by few if any, this one should be considered a victory just by virtue of you reading about it here. Fortunately the film does succeed in that it delivers a bit of fluffy entertainment, which is all most really ask for when going to the movies.
We Canadians often take for granted or mock Canadian TV programming. Our television tastes have broadened so much in the last decade or so, that we often see our own television industry as producing shows that are too hokey, too corny and even too Canadian for our sophisticated TV palettes. This is not to say […]
Jeff, Will, and Lucas deliver an hour of meaty aural content that's sure to set your heart racing. The dorks start off by talking about the games and comics they've been consuming, then discuss the nature and appeal of adaptations. Will speaks of the Johnny Mnemonic that could have been, Lucas wants to know why we revisit stuff, and Jeff can salvage X-Men: The Last Stand. The podcast is back and beefier than ever.
We're back this week with another podcast. Jeff, Will, and Lucas discuss how they go about deciding to purchase video games, the role of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and advertising in creating Canadian shows and making it difficult for Canadians to watch foreign shows, and Hercule Poirot—supercop.