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A podcast analyzing international cinema, by two Finns Karri Ojala (a.v. media grad) and Henrik Telkki (a.v. studies), with industry guests.

New episodes biweekly on Fridays.

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

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Sep 24, 2022

What really happened at Camp 14 in North Korea to prisoner Shin Dong-Hyuk? Camp 14 is the hermit nation's most notorious concentration camp. We have a documentary and a book to tell the story of his escape into freedom, but Shin later changed some details of his story, surely much to the chagrin of the book's author,...

Sep 9, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, Karri and Henrik analyze 8 creepy stories of the horror anthology film The Field Guide to Evil. Each film is from a different country and is supposed to tell a tale of dark folklore. Is that true though and how well do the films gel together in this anthology?

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Aug 26, 2022

The title 'Robocop' may sound cheesy, but is descriptive. The first movie is often celebrated by critics and mortals alike, but the sequels are in a downward spiral. Here's why.

Films covered in this episode:
Robocop (1987)
Robocop 2 (1990)
Robocop 3 (1993)
Robocop (2014)

Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki....

Aug 12, 2022

Wong Kar-wai, the pivotal Hong Kong -based film director is known around the world for his distinct non-linear storytelling, gangster films and artistic love stories. We now venture into his love trilogy, a film recommendation by podcast listener Kimmo. We have previously looked at the director's other work...

Aug 3, 2022

What went wrong with the Terminator sequels after the two original James Cameron movies? Karri and Henrik touch on the constant changes of studios, the revolving doors of actors, repeating story lines, poor dialogue, the difficulties of playing a terminator, the excess nature of modern action film-making, and other...