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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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Sep 24, 2020

A 'staggering' stream of consciousness hits you in the short film 'The Staggering Girl' from director Luca Guadagnino (Suspiria, Call Me By Your Name). Where does the fine line go between narrative cohesion and artistic stream of consciousness, before the audience will raise their grievances? As usual, there is...


Sep 17, 2020

Peninsula, the long-awaited zombie sequel to the 'Train to Busan' hit film is here. Can it possibly live up to its predecessor? How does an entire city work in lieu of a train? Does 'Peninsula' have anything worthwhile left to say, politically or otherwise? Either way, does it matter, and what does?

Peninsula (2020)...


Sep 9, 2020

Zombie cinema has historically been societally poignant commentary. So is Train to Busan. But is the film ground-breaking or simply old tricks with a solid execution? The real-life roots of the film, such as the sinking of MV Sewol are discussed.

Train to Busan (부산행 / Busanhaeng) (2016). Directed by Yeon Sang-ho....


Sep 3, 2020

Karri and Henrik start the 'Train to Busan' zombie series with Seoul Station, which leads to the roots of the Yeon Sang-ho as an anime director. Is this 'Train' prequel of sorts worth of ones non-zombified time? Answers here within.

Seoul Station (2016) (서울역). Directed by Yeon Sang-ho. Starring Ryu Seung-ryong,...