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Flixwise Podcast

Aug 11, 2017

Sony executive Becky D'Anna joins Martin for a conversation about love, happiness, and digital color timing. They look at how Amélie fits into the filmography of Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and discuss its cast, visual style, and music as well as its enduring appeal. Becky relates Amélie to Terminator 2 and Martin gives his...


Jul 11, 2017

Burton Fischer returns to discuss with Martin the eclectic and profound body of work of Australian filmmaker, Peter Weir (Picnic At Hanging Rock, The Last Wave, Gallipoli, The Year of Living Dangerously, The Mosquito Coast, Fearless, The Truman Show)They talk about their impressions of his film, and unpack the...


Jun 13, 2017

Martin is joined by film distributor and slow cinema guru Nadin Mai to discuss Wang Bing’s Tie Xi Qu: West of The Tracks, an over nine-hour long look at a collapsing industrial district in China. They look at how best to watch it, how it fits into Wang Bing’s body of work, whether it can even be classified as a...


May 30, 2017

Certified hoser Martin Kessler welcomes Wrongreel podcast host James Hancock to discuss the dark corner of cinema known as Canuxploitation. They look at tax shelter film funding, try to figure out what constitutes Canadian content, and attempt to wrap their heads around a parade of some of the strangest films ever made....


May 22, 2017

Film historian, professor James Naremore returns to discuss Charles Laughton’s dark southern classic, The Night of the Hunter (1955). We ask ourselves if it’s love or hate we feel for the film, and unpack how absolutely bonkers it is; a dark fairy tale that climaxes in a showdown between an evil bible-thumping...