Broken English Films

Broken English Films

Broken English Films' official podcast series discussing our various current, future and past productions with additional comments on life and movies along the way.... Show More

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Hugo and Bola discuss the "Cats" movie trailer and the negative responses surrounding both it and its subsequent reviews. They also talk about the merits of movie reviews and whether they're helpful to the audience or simply impinge upon an unfiltered impression of a film before you've even taken the time to watch it. They also reflect on how hype impacts movies and in particular, "The Joker." Check out brok... Read more

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This time around we're discussing movie scores and soundtracks. From Jurassic Park to the Watchmen TV series, even touching on Diana King and her hit on the "Bad Boys" soundtrack.

There's also a comment or two about Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Danny Elfman, Jeff Russo, Hans Zimmer, Gustavo Santaolalla and many more.

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In this podcast Hugo discusses the Montréal based end of the world TV show, Ruptured. What inspired it, how long and where it was written and the history of the name Broken English/Broken English Films.

He also talks about Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" and Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story" as well as touching on Disney+ and Apple TV+. Also, apparently Martin Scorsese is meeting with Disne... Read more

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We're talking about Netflix again because in 2019, who isn't? But more so because of their decision to purchase the Paris Theater in Manhattan, New York. The Paris Theater is a single screen cinema which Netflix has taken over to exclusively showcase some of their feature films like "Marriage Story."

Bola and Hugo also talk about stand ins, the position on set that both of them have performed many a time w... Read more

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December 1, 2019 39 min

Bola and Hugo discuss Hugo's screenplay and forthcoming film, "The Eternal Sleep." They also delve into what it means to dream, what dreams are and some personal experiences they've had in their own dreams.

The Eternal Sleep's premise: Set in New York City in 2010, The Eternal Sleep straddles the questions of life after death and the moral choices individuals can make about their own lives. The film re... Read more

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Bola and Hugo touch on the oddities with the Jeffrey Epstein "suicide" and Prince Andrew's responses as well as our views on what is now described as "cancel culture," its nuances and revisionist approaches to older television and cinema in the light of modern culture's evolution.

There's also some praise given by Bola about Vancouver's Eastside Culture Crawl, a mixture of art, film and scu... Read more

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Bola proclaims how sick he is about the modern trend of movie reboots, movie remakes and franchises as he and Hugo discuss aspects of the movie industry vs the movie business. They don't entirely agree...

Also discussed is Hugo's disdain for laugh tracks and their view on the TV show "Package Deal."

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On the same day Evo Morales steps down as Bolivian president (or so we hope) amidst ongoing turmoil and protests in the country, we discuss what we think of "Parasite" or "Gisaengchung" by Bong Joon-Ho and sewn effects/layers in writing screenplays as well as a respective writer's forethought into a production's initial steps.

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So start in a trendy coffee shop in Vancouver, BC named "Breka bakery." A crowded place with good  coffee but one cash register and one espresso machine making you queue up to wait for your caffeine. 

Eventually you'll receive it and can record your nostalgic trek into the physical media of your childhood and spend time pondering and complaining about the modern movie theatre experience.

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