#OCanada Blogathon: It’s a Wrap!

Thanks so much everybody! You made it another great event!

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It was an awesome #OCanada party!

Thank you for sharing your insights and your research, as well as your interest in Canadian filmmakers.

We learned a lot from you. You explored all eras and genres – from the silents to recent releases, and from comedy to horror.

We’re throwing another bash next February, and we hope to see you then.

In the meantime, here a few final, but fabulous, entries.

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The Movie Rat  Brendan Meyer, Part Three
(In Search of Other Dimensions)

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The Wonderful World of Cinema
Discovering Paul Dupuis

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#OCanada Blogathon Day 3 Recap

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More great contributions on this final day of the #OCanada Blogathon! Please check out all this fine work spotlighting Canadian entertainers and their work.

Bloggers: don’t worry if we didn’t include your post here, we’ll make sure to include you in tomorrow’s wrap-up post. Now enjoy today’s writing:

She Who Seeks: Guy Madden’s My Winnipeg (2007), Part 3

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Cinema Monolith: The Last SCTV 

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The Old Hollywood Garden: Walter Huston in Dodsworth (1936)

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Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings: Trail of the Yukon (1949) 

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The Flapper Dame: a spotlight on Megan Follows 

Moon in Gemini: Gunless (2010) 

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Blogferatu: The Mask (1961)

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That William Powell Site: Carole Lombard’s Mack Sennett Days 

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Silent-ology: The Career of Florence Lawrence 

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Century Film Project: Canadian Official War Films (First World War)

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This has been a great weekend of Canadiana! Come back tomorrow for the wrap post, hosted over at Ruth’s Silver Screenings.

#OCanada Blogathon Day 2 Recap

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It’s cold and snowy here in our part of Canada, but we’re staying warm with today’s fabulous contributions to the #OCanada Blogathon.

Bloggers: If we didn’t include your post today, we’ll be sure to add it to tomorrow’s Day 3 recap, hosted by Kristina at Speakeasy.

Be sure to check out these wonderful tributes to the Great White North.

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Speakeasy   The North-West Mounted Police in The Canadians (1961)

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Realweegiemidget Reviews   Rachel McAdams in About Time (2013)

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Love Letters to Old Hollywood   Jack Carson in Romance on the High Seas (1948)

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A Shroud of Thoughts   Atom Egoyan’s The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

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Charlene’s (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews
Gordon Pinsent’s John and the Missus (1987)

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Caftan Woman  How to play “Spot Joe Sawyer”

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Noirish  Joel Gauthier’s Rédemption (2013)

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The Flapper Dame  The colour film noir Niagara (1953)

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Voyages Extraordinaires  The Canadian Mountie on film

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#OCanada Blogathon Starts Friday!

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Your attention, please: The O Canada Blogathon starts Friday. Image: giphy.comWe can hardly wait for the O Canada Blogathon! Image: giphy.com

Winter’s hottest blogathon is almost here! The O Canada Blogathon (February 3-5) celebrates Canada’s remarkable contributions to film.

It’s not too late to join in the fun! Click HERE for blogathon details and topic suggestions. Although we’re not posting a schedule, we will post a recap each evening. So join us any day you like!

Just a reminder about our “rules”:

  • No duplicate topics, please, but if a person is being profiled as a bio you can still cover a specific movie by them.
  • We encourage classic movies, but certainly won’t exclude modern era or TV series.
  • post any day during the blogathon.
  • help promote the event via #OCanadaBlogathon.

Your co-hosts are:

Kristina of Speakeasy

Ruth of Silver Screenings

Click HERE for the list of the participants.

We look forward to celebrating films made in, by or about the Great White North!

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