The Mind Reels chats with Jeremy Lalonde!

it’s always a joy when our friend Jeremy Lalonde comes back into the studio to chat with us. We can always guarantee that there will be talk about up-coming projects (listen to the one he’s working on now!) as well as follow-up on other works, and as usual, we get nicely sidetracked by our love…

Reelies 2015 – Final Round – Favourite Film Director

    This one is for all the nuggets, and every vote counts! Voting for this round will be open for one week only, so make sure to come back and vote often to ensure your favourite film comes out on top! You can vote as often as you like (though only once per hour),…

Evolving with Wango Films

  Intensely loyal, wonderfully creative and collaborative, down to earth, and constantly setting new challenges for themselves. With their new feature, 88, hitting theaters, we thought it would be an ideal time to reflect on the progress, and our association with Wango Films, known to us as April Mullen and Tim Doiron. Sue was there…

Manhattan (1979) – Woody Allen

The Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book’s next title and recommendations are a series of Woody Allen films, which should be interesting, because I’ve never been a huge fan. The main title of the section is Manhattan, and I’m a little divided on it. Backed with some beautiful Gershwin tunes, and shot in…

The 2014 Canadian Film Fest Opening Night Gala

The 3 day event that is the Canadian Film Fest gets underway this evening with a fantastic feature, and hilarious short, both of which feature the incredibly talented Julian Richings, as well as the very funny Suresh John. Playing before Craig Goodwill’s feature, Patch Town, is the latest short from our friend writer/director Jeremy Lalonde,…

Tim’s Thirteen of 2013

So ends 2013, just like that! What a year! We have continued to grow and do so much here at The Mind Reels, and we’re hoping for an even bigger year next year! So I decided to throw together a list of the movies I most enjoyed this year, the ones that got to me,…

TIFF – Short Cuts Canada Programme 2

  There is more TIFF goodness screening today in the Short Cuts Canada Programme 2. They can be seen today at 2:30pm or tomorrow at noon, both screenings are at the Lightbox. There is some great shorts in this collection,there is whimsy, fun, and tears. The one in this collection that touched me the most…

The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard – Available On Demand!

  The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard, starring Lost Girl’s Kris Holden-Ried and Zoie Palmer, is a film that will always have an important part in my life, it was one of my fave films of 2011, and also created a number of friendships and acquaintances with some amazing people, not the least of which is Jeremy Lalonde, Mary…

Chatting with Amanda Brugel

  Sue and I had to go the old-school route for our podcast interview this week. But we were very lucky that Amanda Brugel found time to sit down and chat with us. Amanda is one of the loveliest people that Sue and I have ever had the pleasure to meet, she takes you in…

Catching Up With Paul Amos!

  Chatting with Paul Amos, star of Sex After Kids and known for playing Vex on Lost Girl, is always a delight, and this is the second time he’s joined us. I hope we’re establishing a regular visiting pattern…