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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 10, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, prepare for war as Karri, Henrik, and Zach examine a battle royale of the original Japanese film Ringu, the American remake The Ring, and the Korean remake The Ring Virus. Three will enter, but only one win. One Ring film To Rule Them All.

Films covered in this episode:

Ringu (Japan,...


Aug 26, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, a new voice joins the dynamic duo. Joining Karri and Henrik is Zach, who together take a look at the five films of the American series starring Clint Eastwood: Dirty Harry. Dirty Harry is a San Francisco cop who doesn’t like to follow the rules when they get in the way of him catching...


Aug 14, 2021

It's been exactly 3 years since the journey of The Flick Lab begun. Hosts Karri and Henrik take this this celebratory episode as an opportunity to discuss mostly other topics than the Lab.

How was Henrik's hiking trip and should Karri be anywhere near him while camping? And have you tried the Finnish Karelian Pie...


Jul 8, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, Karri and Henrik take a close look at the openly gay South Korean director Lee-song Hee-il's 'gay cinema'. He directed the de-facto first Korean gay feature "No Regret", which became a relative hit in 2006. Lee-song has continued with the genre, while occasionally in conjunction exploring...


Jun 25, 2021

Mohammad Malas is one the most recognized, pioneer Syrian auteur directors and a public intellectual. His films are embedded in the contemporary history of Syria and his themes do not shy away from addressing sensitive societal topics.
Our guest in this episode is professor Nezar Andary. He has a PhD in comparative...