Category Archives: Canadian film

Off the Wall: A new web series

I have recently produced and directed a video series for Telefilm Canada, called “Off the Wall.” The series features quirky and–well, off-the-wall–interviews with Canadian talent, filmed in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal.Here are the ones released so far: Ever wonder what … Continue reading

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Denis Villeneuve’s Oscar nominated INCENDIES – Movie Review

Denis Villeneuve’s INCENDIES has been praised unanimously and has earned a place as Canada’s official selection for the 2011 Academy Awards. Adapted from the acclaimed play by Wajdi Mouawad, “Incendies” shadows the voyage of two young adults to the core … Continue reading

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Interview with the late George Hickenlooper on “Casino Jack”

There’s no doubt that making a political film was meant to be in Casino Jack director George Hickenlooper’s future.  After all, politics run in his blood. Literally. What no one knew at the time of the film’s world premiere at … Continue reading

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Barney’s Version (movie review)

BARNEY’S VERSION has all the winning characteristics of a great film.  It is based on beloved Canadian author Mordecai Richler’s award-winning last novel; it is produced by Robert Lantos; and it has a cast worth bragging about including Paul Giamatti (who scored … Continue reading

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