Monthly Archives: March 2018

Andy King on Airplane!

With The Amazing Gayl Pile launching its fourth season on CBC Digital this Thursday, co-star Andy King — actor of Fargo, director of Filth City — stops in to talk about the seminal comedic experience that was Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker’s Airplane! Your genial host Norm Wilner just wants to say good luck; we’re all counting on you.

Zak Tatham on Sorcerer

Peter Kuplowsky’s What The Film Festival returns to Toronto this weekend, and alumnus Zak Tatham  who screened Space Breakers there back in 2016 — drops by to talk about his love for William Friedkin’s Sorcerer, the gripping, intense remake of Clouzot’s The Wages of Fear that had the misfortune to arrive in the summer of Star Wars. Your genial host Norm Wilner has seen it in theatres! Twice!

Andrew Phung on Best of the Best and everything else

The podcast is three years old today, and to celebrate here’s actor and improv god Andrew Phung — now a two-time Canadian Screen Award winner for Kim’s Convenience — to talk about the 1989 martial-arts movie Best of the Best, as well as pretty much every action franchise over the last few decades. Your genial host Norm Wilner wants to see where this goes.

J. Miles Dale on The Big Lebowski

He just shared a Best Picture Oscar win with Guillermo Del Toro, and now you can hear veteran Toronto producer J. Miles Dale celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Big Lebowski, the beloved Coen Brothers comedy that reimagines classic film-noir tropes through a very hazy filter. Your genial host Norm Wilner just wants to know about the stranger in the Alps.