About Bates Motel

The Memorable TV Episodes of 2016 - The New York Times

"As a prequel to "Psycho," this series has always had an inevitable future looming over it. The core piece of that future arrived in shattering fashion in this May episode..." - Neil Genzlinger

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About House

‘House' Becomes World's Most Popular TV Show

US drama "House", starring Britain's Hugh Laurie as unconventional medical genius Doctor Gregory House, out-gunned rivals in 2008 to become the world's most watched show on television.
According to ratings agency Eurodata TV Worldwide, House and his team of canny diagnosticians last year gathered more than 81.8 million viewers in 66 countries, representing a potential 1.6 billion viewers. - Huffington Post

 
About The Bay of Love and Sorrows

♦ ♦ ♦ 1/2 "Superlative... The acting is outstanding, starting with Outerbridge's quietly understated performance of Everette. This backwoods Rasputin has a mastery of terror... Elaine Cassidy very nearly steals the film in the role of Carrie, whose radiant innocence causes untold damage... This is one of the very few Canadian films I have seen in recent years that is free of sentimentality and magisterial in its command of human psychology. Director Tim Southam and director of photography Eric Cayla have matched the integrity of the story with a beautiful and nuanced cinematography." 
- Ray Conlogue, The Globe and Mail

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About One Dead Indian

"There are many powerful sequences in One Dead Indian that leave the viewer stunned... There is much to admire... It's about a seemingly inexplicable death and how that death can be explained by the tenor of the times." 
- John Doyle, The Globe and Mail

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About The Tale of Teeka/ L'histoire de l'oie

"Breathtaking... a winner you'll not easily forget... The Tale of Teeka is at once exquisitely beautiful and distressingly dangerous."
- Antonia Zerbisias, The Toronto Star

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About Drowning in Dreams

♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ "Film's highs are in the depths... Southam's visual sense creates its own stylistic raptures."
- Peter Goddard, Toronto Star

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About Satie and Suzanne

"Writer-director Tim Southam has superbly captured both the wit and eerie melancholy of Erik Satie's music in his beautifully conceived film, Satie and Suzanne... A musically and visually rich impressionistic drama... Southam magically evokes a captivating mixture of romantic fin de siècle despair and Dadaist absurdism... Satie and Suzanne is an unadulterated pleasure to watch."
- John Haslett Cuff, The Globe and Mail

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About Perreault Dancer/ Danser Perreault

"A superb documentary on Perreault. A major film... superb, true and moving... Perreault's absence is sudden, immense, like a void in the gut."
- Aline Apostolska, La Presse, Montreal

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About Trudeau: Maverick in the Making

"Masterful capture of a young Trudeau... Portrayals of a complex man ring true... What is remarkable about Trudeau II is how the emotional core of this infinitely complex man is presented... Tobie Pelletier, the actor who plays the teenaged Trudeau, has the blend of sensitivity and stubbornness, vulnerability and strength that marked this young man who was both French and English, religious and anti-clerical, intellectual and sensual. And Stéphane Demers is uncanny as Trudeau from 28 to 49, conveying not only his sensuality and cerebral distance, but also that mix of straight-faced sarcasm and intellectual provocation that made René Lévesque say Trudeau had a gift for making people want to punch him in the nose."
- Graham Fraser, Toronto Star

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About Moose TV

"Moose TV is funky, gnarly, wise TV -- small-time, light-hearted and a joy to watch... (Adam) Beach has a natural feel for comedy, which may come as a surprise to viewers more familiar with his dramatic roles in Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also has a gift for comic timing: His deliberately awkward on-air line readings are a hoot... Moose TV is wonderful on so many levels. It's gentle, wry and good-natured: funny without being cruel or mean-spirited. It's a metaphor for the community TV industry in general, the way Corner Gas mirrors small-town Prairie life. It has a lot to say about aboriginal issues, but it's never preachy or obvious. The small-town characters -- the up-tight station manager (Michelle Latimer), the appliance repairman and best friend (Nathaniel Arcand), the seductive older sister (Jennifer Podemski) -- are low key and likable, in the best way. Moose TV won't set the ratings charts ablaze, and it'll never be confused with the big-budget, glossy sitcoms familiar to U.S. TV. Its charms are more simple. It is quiet, modest, unassuming and -- most importantly -- funny where it counts. Moose TV has legs."
- Alex Strachan, CanWest News Service

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