CinemaSpiel Interview: Claude Foisy, Music Composer for White Noise and Pontypool

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I may not have been posting here very regularly but believe me, I’ve been a busy boy. I’m putting a lot of my efforts into a little movie discussion podcast called CinemaSpiel with partners-in-crime, Jason Whyte and Kyle Wells, with producer Lance Gilson and sound mixer Buddy Thatcher. The chit chat has been great, but […]

CinemaSpiel Interviews: Tide Lines and The Desert Fish

Tide lines The Desert Fish

Tide Lines and The Desert Fish. Our interview series of the Victoria Film Festival continues for our brand spanking new, CinemaSpiel. Unfortunately Kyle Wells couldn’t join us but Jason Whyte and myself kept the machine moving with some pretty amazing guests. First, we spoke to producer Arwen Hunter and director Andrew Naysmith about their documentary Tide Lines, on OceanGybe and fighting […]

CinemaSpiel Interviews: Siddharth and Our Man in Tehran

Richie Mehta Siddharth

The Victoria Film Festival is well underway and our merry band of CinemaSpiel podcasters (me, Jason Whyte and Kyle Wells) had the pleasure of interviewing not one, but two film makers. Thanks to our producer Lance Gilson, we had the pleasure of talking to Siddharth Director Richie Mehta as well as the creators of Iranian […]

CinemaSpiel Podcast Episode One – Victoria Film Festival, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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So, I like radio. I worked in it for a couple of years but not very long. Not that I didn’t love the medium, I just didn’t like not eating and barely paying rent. You know, those little things. But I still think audio is one of the most effective ways to connect and communicate […]

Movie Review of The Butler

Movie Review of The Butler

If you’ve heard anything about The Butler, it was probably over the controversy of its name. The Weinstein Company, who own the rights to the film and were distributing it, had to change the name because Warner Bros. had a 1916 silent film nobody had heard of with the same name. Hence, “Lee Daniels‘ The […]