Articles tagged joe flaherty

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

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9 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Part 3 - The New Networks

It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.

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22 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

Christmas With SCTV

If you need a reason to buy the Christmas disc, the answer is John Candy.

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22 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

SCTV: Volume 4

Whether taking on film, music, television or book, these cunning Canadians exposed the foibles of mass media while entertaining and enlightening.

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7 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

SCTV: Volume 3

SCTV: Volume 3 finds the show in the midst of its gonzo stride.

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24 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

SCTV Volume 2

The material shows how much the SCTV crew did not engage in either obvious parody or simple knee-jerk laughs.

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23 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

SCTV Network/90: Volume 1

These were smart people who figured out a way to make sketch comedy work in a 90-minute format.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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