In anticipation of FUBAR: Age of Computer‘s premiere on Viceland this Friday, November 3rd, director Michael Dowse (It’s All Gone Pete Tong, Goon, The F Word) celebrates Michael Cimino’s magnum opus Heaven’s Gate. Your genial host Norm Wilner apologizes for the abbreviated running time.
Monthly Archives: October 2017
Actor and producer Paula Brancati — currently running for her life in Slasher: Guilty Party — embraces her Sicilian heritage by settling in with Francis Ford Coppola’s genre-defining blockbuster The Godfather. Your genial host Norm Wilner is happy to serve as consigliere.
French-born, Toronto-based actor, writer and producer Florian François — whose new series Rencontres is available now on Bell Fibe TV1 — drops in to discuss Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano’s 2011 smash Intouchables, which paired François Cluzet and Omar Sy for a crowd-pleasing buddy comedy. (Sort of.) Your genial host Norm Wilner tries his best to get the accents right.
With Denis Villeneuve’s sequel bringing it all back up again, writer-director Vincenzo Natali (Cube, Splice, the best episodes of Hannibal) settles in with Blade Runner, the 1982 thriller that redefined science-fiction cinema for a generation — and started Ridley Scott on decades of obsessive re-editing. Your genial host Norm Wilner would like you to know there was a fan spinning for the entirety of the episode.
Sarah Kolasky, star of the new drama Great Great Great — which she co-wrote and co-produced with director Adam Garnet Jones, and which opens this Friday after Wednesday night screenings at Landmark theaters across Canada — digs into the emotional puzzle box that is Lynne Ramsay’s Morvern Callar. Your genial host Norm Wilner has his Walkman at the ready.