Changing Reels

Changing Reels

Changing Reels is a bi-weekly podcast that celebrates diversity and representation in cinema. In each episode, host Courtney Small and a guest take a deep dive into a film and discuss its cultural significance.

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February 16, 2021 48 min

Bob Turnbull (@TheLogicalMind) returns to discuss Steve McQueen’s Education. 

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Film critic Paolo Kagaoan (@paolocase) returns to discuss Regina King’s One Night in Miami 

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January 19, 2021 44 min

Podcaster Petula Neale (@obesacantavit) returns to the show to discuss Kathryn Bigelow’s Point Break. 

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December 29, 2020 25 min

Film critic Danielle Solzman (@DanielleSATM) talks about the documentary Disclosure and its examination of transgender representation in Hollywood. 

 

Danielle’s short film: Pandemic Therapy: https://vimeo.com/458000594

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December 15, 2020 28 min

Film critic Carolyn Mauricette (@vfdpixie) returns to talk about the dance inspired horror Climax. 

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November 17, 2020 34 min

Film critic Victor Stiff (@VictorJStiff) talks defining one’s success and the gatekeepers of art in The Forty-Year-Old Version.  

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November 3, 2020 43 min

Musician Scott Knopf (a.k.a. Rhyme Time) talks battle rap and the consequences of words in the film Bodied.

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September 29, 2020 45 min

Award-winning filmmaker Alicia K. Harris (@indiiiequeen) talks love and spirituality in Nurse.Fighter.Boy.

 

Watch the film for free on CBC Gems 

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September 15, 2020 35 min

Film critic Rishabh Vashishtha (@Rishabh66420269) talks diversity in the writers’ room and South Asian representation in the film Late Night.

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September 1, 2020 40 min

Film critic Ryan McNeil (@matinee_ca) explains why Birds of Prey is one of the DCEU’s best films.

 

Articles mentioned in episode:

Birds of Prey, Trauma and the Female Gaze

Allyship is More Than Acknowledging Privilege

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August 18, 2020 34 min

Film critic Andrew Robinson (@gmanreviews) shares his thoughts on Selah and the Spades.

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August 4, 2020 32 min

Film critic Dr. Hillary Butler (@PetDocHill) shares her thoughts on Booksmart.

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July 21, 2020 31 min

Film critic Carolyn Mauricette (@vfdpixie) returns to discuss Luce.

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July 7, 2020 36 min

Podcaster and film critic Dr. Jessica Rogers (@In_entertain) discusses Always Be My Maybe.

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June 23, 2020 30 min

Podcaster and film critic Jay Cluitt (@LifeVsFilm) talks Attack the Block.

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June 9, 2020 37 min

Podcaster and film critic Petula Neale (@obesacantavit) stops by to discuss Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers.

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May 26, 2020 30 min

Freelance Film/TV critic Carolyn Hinds (@CarrieCnh12) stops by to discuss Lee Chang-dong’s Burning.

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May 12, 2020 31 min

Freelance journalist Max Covill (@mhcovill) stops by to discuss Satoshi Kon’s Millennium Actress.

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April 29, 2020 38 min

Daniel Grant (@TheYungGuard) stops by to discuss Justin Simien’s Dear White People.

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April 15, 2020 35 min

Bob Turnbull (@TheLogicalMind) returns to the show to discuss Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 film House (Hausu).  This episode was originally slated to be released in June, however, Obayashi passed away six days after the show was recorded. We are releasing the episode early as a farewell to the prolific filmmaker.

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