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With the A Year in Film podcast, rewind and unwind with some of the biggest moments in movie history. Join experts from Hollywood Suite’s A Year in Film TV series — Becky Shrimpton, Alicia Fletcher and Cameron Maitland — as they make like Marty McFly and turn back time to revisit a different era of film, tracking the top trends and forgotten milestones that defined each year and continue to influence us to this very day.
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With the A Year in Film podcast, rewind and unwind with some of the biggest moments in movie history. Join experts from Hollywood Suite’s A Year in Film TV series — Becky Shrimpton, Alicia Fletcher and Cameron Maitland — as they make like Marty McFly and turn back time to revisit a different era of film, tracking the top trends and forgotten milestones that defined each year and continue to influence us to this very day.
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    1997 — Romy & Michele's High School Reunion & B.A.P.S.: Business Ladies (feat. Carolyn Mauricette)

    1997 — Romy & Michele's High School Reunion & B.A.P.S.: Business Ladies (feat. Carolyn Mauricette)

    It's a Business Woman's Special with this week's episode featuring Carolyn Mauricette, who joins Becky and Alicia in Beverly Hills to revisit 1997 comedies Romy & Michele's High School Reunion and B.A.P.S.
    Carolyn is a film programmer and Development Coordinator for the Blood in the Snow Film Festival and a contributing author to the first edition of the Women in Horror Annual, The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films, and The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Film. She is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic and has also written pieces for Graveyard Shift Sisters, film reviews for Cinema Axis, and articles for Grim Magazine. She deep dives into race and representation of people of color in genre film on her website, View from the Dark, and co-hosts the podcast Reely Melanated with Ashlee Blackwell where they talk about movies they love. 

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    1997 — Air Force One & Turbulence: In-Flight (feat. Graham Clark)

    1997 — Air Force One & Turbulence: In-Flight (feat. Graham Clark)

    Buckle up as Cam, Becky and Stop Podcasting Yourself host Graham Clark take to the skies with 1997's Air Force One and Turbulence.
    ABOUT GRAHAM CLARK
    Graham Clark, co-host of Stop Podcasting Yourself, resides in Vancouver, BC. He has appeared regularly on CBC’s The Debaters and was a co-host and writer of City TV’s The CityNews List. He has twice been nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award, (Best newcomer both times), and in 2008 he won the cross Canada Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off. He has appeared at the Bumbershoot festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festival and Just For Laughs. Graham has been a guest writer on This Hour Has 22 Minutes and filmed his own hour long Comedy Now! special for CTV.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    1997 — Face/Off & Con-Air: Uncaged (feat. Radheyan Simonpillai)

    1997 — Face/Off & Con-Air: Uncaged (feat. Radheyan Simonpillai)

    Our 1997 series kicks off with returning guest host and film critic Radheyan Simonpillai, who joins Alicia and Becky as they celebrate Nicolas Cage's unreal performances in Face/Off and Con-Air.
    ABOUT RADHEYAN SIMONPILLAI
    Rad is the Toronto-based film critic for Canadian national breakfast show Your Morning on CTV. He is also the culture editor for NOW Magazine, the pop culture columnist for CBC syndicated radio and has a Friday Flicks segment on CTV News Channel. Rad also contributes to CTV's eTalk and The Guardian.

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    • 48 min
    1980 — American Gigolo & Urban Cowboy: Gigolos

    1980 — American Gigolo & Urban Cowboy: Gigolos

    Cam, Alicia and Becky get seduced by two different takes on gender roles from 1980: Paul Schrader's American Gigolo and James Bridges' Urban Cowboy.
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    • 58 min
    1980 — Alligator & Humanoids from the Deep: Underwater Monsters (feat. Justin Decloux and Will Sloan)

    1980 — Alligator & Humanoids from the Deep: Underwater Monsters (feat. Justin Decloux and Will Sloan)

    Do a deep dive on the B movies that came after Jaws as Becky and Important Cinema Club co-hosts Justin Decloux and Will Sloan revisit 1980 creature features Alligator and Humanoids from Deep.
    ABOUT JUSTIN DECLOUX
    Justin Decloux is one of the hosts of the Important Cinema Club podcast, as well as a director, author, movie lover and Toronto cinema culture devotee. Justin's first feature film Teddy Bomb (2014) is currently available on Blu-Ray and digital streaming platforms. His second feature film Impossible Horror (2017) is available on Blu-Ray. He is author of Radioactive Dreams: The Cinema of Albert Pyun, and is co-author of The Important Cinema Club Journal No. 1.
    ABOUT WILL SLOAN 
    Will is a writer and reporter, working with York University, Ryerson University, and the Woolwich Observer. He also co-host the podcasts The Important Cinema Club, along with Justin Decloux, as well as Michael and Us. As a freelance writer and journalist, he has written for NPR, Harper's, Toronto Life, Current Affairs, The Globe & Mail, The Believer, and many others. 

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    • 48 min
    1980 — Used Cars & The Stuntman: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

    1980 — Used Cars & The Stuntman: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

    Hit the breaks because Becky, Cam and Alicia are steering the conversation towards 1980 comedies Used Cars and The Stuntman.
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    • 54 min

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