Talking G.I. JOE, THE HOST and more!

While I had to skip a press screening of the latest in the G.I. Joe franchise because of this week’s “Seder” thing, I ended up paying good money to see The Rock fight some bumblebees (really, it was kind of hard to pay attention to what was going on after a while). While I enjoyed […]

Podcast – Talking OLYMPUS, ADMISSION and More With Movie Knight

I was a guest on the Movie Monarchy podcast with Matt Rorabeck and Eric Marchen, where we talked…and talked… and even got to discuss such things at Olympus Has Fallen, Admission, and a bunch of other stuff. Click here to download MP3. Check out


Tonight I chatted with Scott Laurie about the abysmal Parker, the only slightly less abysmal Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, the “nerdgasm” felt by some when J.J. was announced as director of Episode 7, and yet more talk about Argo and how it keeps seeing success, even if Oscar win seems a mighty longshot. Click […]

Talking Oscar Predictions on News 957!

Another chat with Scott Simpson on News 957, talking Oscar Predictions! [soundcloud url=”″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] My predictions, many of which are likely to be very, very wrong. As always, actually having seen the films of often an impediment to actually correction predicting any of these awards shows. Best Picture Silver Linings […]

Talking Holiday Movies on CTV

Taking a slightly different tack that the normal calls to It’s a Wonderful Life or Elf,  here’s my list of Holiday movies for 2012.  Flash required, may not work on some mobile devices…  

Talking The Apocalypse on News957 Radio

Had the pleasure to talk with Scott Simpson about Apocalypse movies, including some of my favourites (Last Night, Tank Girl) and some less-thans (here’s looking at you, Day After Tomorrow). [soundcloud url=”″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

On HOBBITS and High Frame Rates

Had a great chat with CBC stalwart Eli Glasner about the vagaries of frame rates in Peter Jackson’s latest Tolkienian opus (flash required). Here’s the text from their site: Questioning The Hobbit’s faster frame rate technology Will audiences flock to or flee from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit in HFR 3D? Peter Jackson has been making […]

CBC Interview on AS IT HAPPENS: The Ridiculous RED DAWN Redux

Another CBC gig, this one discussing the pretty incredible circumstances surrounding the RED DAWN redux, including the decision to make the “bad guys” North Korean instead of Chinese. [soundcloud url=”″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&show_artwork=false” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Special thanks to Carol Off, Jeff Douglas, Sara Martin and especially Producer Ben Edwards for helping to make this […]

On STAR WARS: CBC’s “The Current” Interview

Anna Maria Tremanti, Spencer Kornhaber (entertainment editor of Atlantic magazine ), Joe Utichi (The Guardian, Yahoo), and I discuss the latest big news about Disney buying Lucasfilm, and the announcement of Episodes VII, VIII and IX Flash player below – unlikely to work with some mobile devices.