Film

(Interview) Plein(S) Écran(s) film festival General Director Catherine Légaré-Pelletier discusses this year's festival

Remi interviews Catherine Légaré-Pelletier about this year's edition of the Plein(S) Écran(s) film festival and the future of short feature films in the streaming platform age. More information about this year’s festival (taking place from January 13th-24th) can be found here.

Remi and Danny host At The Movies, which can be heard every Tuesday morning from 8:00 - 9:00AM. Tune in for discussions about movies, soundtracks, and iconic film scores. At The Movies also covers film festivals that are located in Montreal.


Recapping the 2020 Montreal International Documentary Film Festival (Virtual Edition)

One of the last film festivals that I cover every year, the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) happens to be the one that I look forward to the most. There are some cinephiles that don’t connect with documentaries, however, for me they are a source of entertainment and enlightenment on topics that shape our social space today. Running from Nov. 12 to Dec. 2, this year’s 23rd edition of the festival offered different thematic weeks all throughout and highlighted some great films to put on my best of year list.


(Interview) Director Darius Marder on His New Film Sound of Metal

Remi talks to director Darius Marder about his new film Sound of Metal. Riz Ahmed stars in the film as Ruben, a drummer in a metal band who loses his hearing and learns how to live with his new condition. Remi also chats about what it's like to collaborate with director Derek Cianfrance, the integral role of sound design in the film, and working with Riz Ahmed. One of the year's best films, Sound of Metal is currently out on VOD services here in Canada, and on Amazon Prime in the United States.


Looking Closer at Montreal's Homeless with I Might Be Dead by Tomorrow

I Might Be Dead by Tomorrow (Tant que j’ai du respir dans le corps) from Canadian director Steve Patry is an urgent documentary set in Montreal about homelessness and the frontline workers that look out for this marginalized group. Through this unfiltered lens Patry follows the lives of several people who live or used to live on the street, while giving them a voice through this documentary.


(Interview) RIDM Artistic Director Bruno Dequen Discusses This Year's Montreal International Documentary Festival

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Remi recently had the time to chat with Bruno Dequen, the artistic director of this year's RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival. With theatres still closed the festival will be taking place online this year. The festival runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 2 with various themes each week. More information can be found at RIDM's website.


Remi's Recap: the 49th Edition of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

The 49th edition of the Festival du nouveau cinéma took place this year from Oct. 7-31. It was sad to see theatres close down again on Oct. 1 because these festivals work great on a big screen with an audience.


At The Movies Talks With Director Noah Kentis

At The Movies recently got a chance to talk to one of the directors of the film Summerland, Noah Kentis. Summerland is a coming of age teen comedy road trip with some introspective moments. We talk to Noah about the road trip movie to a music festival amidst a pandemic and how Summerland finds its own voice in the genre.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


Throwback Tuesday: Animation Filmmaker Chris Dainty Discusses His New Film "Shannon Amen" with At The Movies Host Remi Caron

For At The Movies Reviews on location Remi was able to chat with Chris Dainty about his short animated feature Shannon Amen being showcased at this year's Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma. Using Animation (2D, Stop motion, and Icemation) along with archival footage, Dainty brings his friend Shannon Jamison’s story along with her art to life. Remi chatted about the animation techniques used to tell the story, as well as Dainty's process of emotions while making the film.


At The Movies Interviews Marcel Pinchevsky

At The Movies recently had a chance to interview Marcel Pinchevsky about this years Au Contraire Film Festival, a festival that shines a light on Mental Health. This year's festival taking place from October 5th-24th is a virtual opportunity to watch some films and for more information visit th Au Contraire Film Festival

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


At the Movies talks with Zoé Protat about Festival Du Nouveau Cindema

Remi chats with Zoé Protat about this year's Festival Du Nouveau Cinema happening from October 7th-31st. With the theatres closed this year's festival is online with some other cool activities including some drive in film screenings. More information on the festival, head to the Festival Du Nouveau Cinema site.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


At the Movies talks with Director Brea Grant

At the Movies recently had a chance to talk to Director Brea Grant who had her film 12 Hour Shift featured at this year's Fantasia Film Festival. Remi talks to Brea about comedy in horror thrillers, The Future of the horror genre in this decade as well as what it was like working with David Arquette.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


At The Movies Goes Fantasia: Week Two

Note: This article was written in tandem by At the Movies co-hosts Remi Caron and Danny Aubry. Remi's section follows, with Danny's starting halfway through... 


At the Movies Goes Fantasia: Week One

Note: This article was written in tandem by At the Movies co-hosts Remi Caron and Danny Aubry. Remi's section follows, with Danny's starting halfway through...


Remi's June Streaming Recap

The summer heatwaves of June and July have come to stay. While we rejoice in the nice warm weather, we know the frozen tundra is around the corner. As most of us seek the sweet relief of the indoors to cool off in a shady spot or breeze, here are some films and television series to catch up on that have been added to your favourite platforms in the month of June.

Trademark Directors (Netflix) 


A Changing Medium: How to Live in the Age of Digital Streaming

Welcome to Corona Confessions - a series written by CJLO community members. Join us on the journey as we recommend anything from healthy home-dweller habits to late night jams. Here’s resident movie expert Remi’s discussion on the new era of motion picture consumption - the digital age.


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