The Listener Set Visit

Tonight, The Listener returns for Season 5 on CTV at 9p.m. , and our good friends at Shaftesbury and CTV invited Sue and I over to chat with the cast, and have a look at the fantastic sets on the gorgeous Pinewoods Studios here in Toronto. Located on the east end of town, close to the…

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,…

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 with…

Katie Boland!

It’s no secret that Sue and I adore Katie, she’s a wonderfully talented actress, gifted, funny, and just so darned likable. If you missed her over on the Smithee.TV site, have a look at her here as she talks about her work on The Master, Sex After Kids, working with her mom Gail Harvey on Long Story…

Catching Up With Paul Amos!

Chatting with Paul Amos, star of Sex After Kids and 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…

Patch Town Set Visit

In a destitute looking corner of Toronto (though it’s actually only about two blocks from my own apartment) a battered grey factory building stands defiant,  imposing itself against the chilling winter wind.  Inside it, however, a fantastic world is springing to life. A world that was first imagined by Craig Goodwill in his imaginative and…

The Mind Reels Catches Up With Mary Krohnert

Sue and I are happy to welcome back our dear friend Mary Krohnert, talking about her film An Amish Murder, Sex After Kids, The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard, her theater workshop, art therapy, general geekiness, and who she would play in the Avengers and Les Miserables. She’s such a wonderful woman and actor, have…

Sex After Kids – Cast & Crew Screening

I loved The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard, both Sue and I have made no secret of our love for that film. We both ranked it as one of our favorite films of 2011, but my friend Jeremy LaLonde, with his latest creation, Sex After Kids, has made a film that is leaps and bounds ahead…

The Mind Reels… Now On Smithee.TV

So where are all the new podcasts from your favorite film-loving duo? Well, in case you missed it, Sue and I are over on Smithee.TV – in a brand new studio!! We’ve got new guests, and returning guests, and lots to come! So if you enjoyed listening to us chat with those people you love,…

Happy 1st Birthday for The Mind Reels!

When I was younger, physically and chronologically, not mentally, I often thought about talking and working with people in the entertainment industry. I also thought about being a starship captain like James T. Kirk or walking with dinosaurs, but hey, one dream at a time. Growing up, I was not necessarily an outsider, but I…