56 episodes

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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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

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 — Event Horizon & Alien Resurrection: Scary Spaceships (feat. Robyn Citizen)

    1997 — Event Horizon & Alien Resurrection: Scary Spaceships (feat. Robyn Citizen)

    Travel to galaxies far, far away with Becky, Alicia and special guest (and horror expert!) Robyn Citizen as they take another look at 1997 space odysseys Event Horizon and Alien Resurrection.
    Robyn Citizen, PhD, is the Senior Manager of Festival Programming at the Toronto International Film Festival. Before joining TIFF’s programming team in 2018, she was a film lecturer at the University of British Columbia from 2012 to 2017, during which she created the course Asian Horror Cinema. She has published essays in edited volumes and film journals, programmed for the Human Rights Film Festival and served on local and international film festival juries. Recently, she wrote chapters in the edited volumes Jordan Peele’s Get Out: Political Horror, The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema and the forthcoming, The Horror That Haunts Us: Nostalgia, Revisionism and Trauma in Contemporary American Horror Chapter. 

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    • 57 min
    1997 — Cats Don't Dance & Mousehunt: Family Flick Throwbacks

    1997 — Cats Don't Dance & Mousehunt: Family Flick Throwbacks

    Becky, Cam and Alicia turn the spotlight on animal actors with this week's family-friendly double bill: Cats Don't Dance and Mousehunt.
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    • 50 min
    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

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