Whatever the rest of the world says about Canada, no one can say Canadian filmmakers are boring!

Today’s posts look at the diverse talents of Canadian filmmakers, along with some unusual selections from Canadian cinema.

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.



Make Mine Criterion guides us through the mind-bending The Forbidden Room (2015).


Caftan Woman discusses the career of the handsome Canadian actor, David Manners, with Jalna (1935).


Noirish scrutinizes a deadly cat-and-mouse game in the French Canadian thriller Le Collectionneur (2002).


Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings delves into Canada’s epic nation-building story in Canadian Pacific (1949).


Blogferatu champions the underrated 1970s horror flick, Rituals (1977).


Voyages Extraordinaires gives us the fascinating behind-the-scenes history of Hudson’s Bay (1941).

Captains of the Clouds

Back to Golden Days will turn you into a patriotic Canadian with Captains of the Clouds (1942).


Flights, Tights & Movie Nights gives the side-eye to Heavy Metal 2000 (2000).


The Movie Rat takes a fresh look at Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996).


Criterion Close-Up podcast presents a special episode dedicated to the Great White North with Videodrome (1983) and My Winnipeg (2008).


Wide Screen World pays tribute to the ultra fabulous John Candy. (We still miss him!)

Join the lovely Kristina tomorrow at Speakeasy for the Day 4 Recap!

Day 1 Recap
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Happily blogging about old movies and using the royal "We".

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