Life in Canada. Source: Warner Archive
It’s been a blast!
It’s the last day of the #OCanada Blogathon, and it’s been a thrill to celebrate Canadian films and filmmakers.
Bloggers: If we didn’t include your post today, don’t worry – it will appear in tomorrow’s wrap-up post. Also please note the original announcement post is being updated throughout the blogathon to archive all the recaps and posts.
Enjoy today’s Canadian tributes!
The Movie Rat digs into a Nova Scotia mine, and an unusual friendship, with Pit Pony (1997).
Cinematic Catharsis unearths kid-friendly, stop-motion horror in The Gate (1987).
The Joy and Agony of Movies reviews the only Canadian film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, Atlantic City (1980).
Film Critique shares the body-modification experience that is David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers (1988).
Film Shrug pays tribute to prolific Canadian filmmaker Seth Rogen.
Silver Scenes tells us what it took for pioneers to endure a harsh Canadian…
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On the second last day of the #OCanada blogathon, posts featured big Canadian stars, groundbreaking scares and iconic heroes.
Bloggers: If we didn’t include your post today, it will appear in tomorrow’s recap. Also please note the original announcement post is being updated throughout the blogathon to archive all the recaps and posts.
Now enjoy today’s writing:
Silver Screenings looks at 49th Parallel (1941): Britain’s Love Letter to Canada
Movies, Silently sees the Mountie get his man in Where the North Holds Sway (1927)
The Wonderful World of Cinema spends A Day in Glenn Ford’s Hometown
Phyllis Loves Classic Movies talks about the career of Jack Carson
It’s a double shot of Cronenberg with…
A Shroud of Thoughts: Shivers (1975)
The Cinematic Frontier: Scanners (1981)
Wolffian Classic Digest: Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette (1938)
The Frisco Kid has horror-sci-fi classic Cube (1997)
Sister Celluloid: Beatrice Lillie in Clive Brook’s On Approval
Defiant Success looks at the impressive work of director Xavier Dolan
Be sure to join Ruth at Silver Screenings for the Day 5 Recap!