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Discover the treasures of international cinema through the analytical lens of two media industry professionals from Finland, Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki.

What sets this podcast apart is its straight-forward Finnish spirit, the varied guests from around the globe, whether industry professionals or fascinating people from the film's target country. Gain unique insights, knowledge and surprising looking glasses from the world of film.

New episodes biweekly.

You can find the show on most podcast players or in the episode feed below.

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Feb 27, 2020

Daniel Craig's first James Bond film is now under loop in The Flick Lab Bond Marathon. Why didn't Pierce Brosnan return? What are the differences between Dalton and Craig? Was a reboot necessary for the franchise?

Casino Royale (2006). Directed by Martin Campbell. Starring Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi...

Feb 24, 2020

The Flick Lab traveled to Gdansk, Poland to interview Piotr from Kino Kameralne Cafe. Located in the heart of Gdansk's old town, this kino loves to rotate international cinema. We discussed how Piotr ended up running a movie theater, challenges, future plans and what a day in the life working in a cinema looks...

Feb 20, 2020

Are we all parasites? This is the gigantic breakdown of the current record-breaking super hit from Korea, the first foreign-film Best Picture winner in the entire Oscars history! So metaphorical.

Parasite (2019). Directed by Bong Joon Ho. Starring Song Kang-ho, Choi Woo-shik, Cho Yeo-jeong, Park So-dam.

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Feb 13, 2020

Karri and Henrik dive into the heavy subjects of slavery and marital rape during their time-travel to a 1930's interpretation of an 1860's fictional romance during the American Civil War.

Gone with the Wind (1939). Directed by Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood. Starring Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil,...

Feb 6, 2020

Karri and Henrik investigate the roots and reasons for the early downfall of the Hellraiser horror franchise. It is generally considered the quality dropped considerably after the first two entries. Was it greed? Indifference? Dimension Films? Harvey Weinstein? All of them?

Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki.