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68: New Oscar Rules

The Academy Awards are changing the way their ceremony will be run in three drastic ways over the next two years. Dakota goes over the pros and cons for each of these changes. First- The…

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66: Intro to Film 101: Part 2

I’m often asking for movie recommendations both from fellow movie buffs and from people who want to expand their knowledge about cinema. After having a friend ask for a list of important films to watch…

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65: Intro to Film 101: Part 1

I’m often asking for movie recommendations both from fellow movie buffs and from people who want to expand their knowledge about cinema. After having a friend ask for a list of important films to watch…

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64: A Revisit of 12 Angry Men

Dakota Arsenault and Sammy Feilchenfeld decide to revisit Sydney Lumet’s landmark debut film, 1957’s 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda.  The idea for this episode stems from Dakota and Sammy who requested a list of…

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63: Make/Remake 1984

In the latest edition of make/remake Dakota Arsenault and Stephanie Prior talk about George Orwell’s novel 1984 and two different cinematic adaptations of it.  In 1949, George Orwell published his landmark novel detailing what the…

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62: Top 10 Films of 2017

Now that 2017 is firmly in the rear view mirror Dakota Arsenault and Mehek Seyid go over their favourite films of last year.  Dakota’s list: 10. Loveless 9. Logan Lucky 8. Mudbound 7. Columbus 6….

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61: 2018 Oscars Recap

On this Episode Dakota Arsenault and Sammy Feilchenfeld recap and review the 90th Academy Awards that were handed out on Sunday March 4th, with the Best Picture being awarded to The Shape of Water. Some…

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60: Oscar Predictions 2018 Part 2

Dakota Arsenault is joined by Mehek Seyid to talk about this year’s Oscar’s nominees as they make some bold predictions. They say who they think should win, will win and who was snubbed. Check out…

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