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O Canada Blogathon: Oct. 9 Roundup

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*Sob* It’s the final day of the O Canada blogathon, and we’re concluding our Canadian love fest with profiles of some über famous Canadian filmmakers, as well as reviews of some haunting movies.

Shadows and Satin: Norma Shearer in Strangers May Kiss (or, The Dumbbell and The Jackass)

Hitchcock’s World finishes up the Cronenfest with eXistenZ, the original Inception

Movie Rat completes the series on Léolo Part 6 – With His Family in the Common RoomPart 7 – Between Ignorance and Horror and Part 8 – Conclusion: The Ashes of Poetry

Forgotten Films: The Changeling

Vienna’s Classic Hollywood: actor John Qualen

Cary Grant Won’t Eat You: My Favorite Canadian: Michael J. Fox

Creme de la Creme: Jewison’s Jewel, The Thomas Crown Affair

The Joy and Agony of Movies: Donald Sutherland

One Track Muse: A Beginner’s Guide to Fay Wray

Loud Green Bird: Atom Egoyan’s Exotica

Thanks to the good (and very Canadian) folks at The National Film Board of Canada (NFB), one lucky blogathon participant will receive a DVD of Sarah Polley’s film Stories We Tell. The winner, selected by a random draw, will be announced tomorrow (Oct. 10).

Many thanks to the NFB!

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