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A podcast analyzing world/international cinema by audiovisual arts graduates/students from Finland and the US;
Karri Ojala, Henrik Telkki and Zachary Pen.
New episodes bi-weekly on Thursdays.

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

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Mar 26, 2020

Karri and Henrik investigate what went wrong with Spectre. It is often seen as a troubled product, and there is no shortage of discussion points. Why does the 3rd act collapse in on itself? What is up with the dialogue? Why these color grading choices? Is Dave Bautista's Hinx part of Spectre, or just a very random...


Mar 19, 2020

For a change, The Flick Lab looks at a film that almost everyone has seen. All will be revealed, including InGen's secret human clone trials, Nedry's brain failures, Jurassic teleportation powers and how the goats are delivered to T-Rexes - all exclusively here in The Flick Lab.

Jurassic Park (1993). Directed by...


Mar 12, 2020

William Shakespeare's Coriolanus was adapted and modernised into a film by Ralph Fiennes, also known for his roles as Voldemort and M in Harry Potter and James Bond franchises, respectively.

What makes Coriolanus' story so timeless and timely, even inauspicious? Does the Elizabethian English language juxtaposed with...


Mar 5, 2020

Possibly the most racist film in the United States history was also the first huge blockbuster Hollywood hit. How is this possible? Why is The Birth of a Nation still shown in film schools? Does the film hold historical value or should it be outright banned?

The Birth of a Nation (1915). Directed by D.W....