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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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Dec 17, 2022

On December 6th every year, during Finnish Independence Day, hundreds of thousands of Finns gather around the telly to catch the movie they've seen countless times - The Unknown Soldier - in one of its three incarnations. The Winter War, however, is the lesser known Finnish war film, crushed under the fame of...


Dec 3, 2022

Cancer. It's a universal concept that we all have heard about or know about. Despite all of our differences, there's more in life that connects us than divides us, and sometimes those shared experiences may veer to the unpleasant, such as cancer and death. Does even cinema fear cancer? Do any films about cancer exist,...


Nov 19, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, the two Finns Karri and Henrik discuss Paraguayan cinema. The film industry in this beautiful and proud South American land-locked nation has remained tiny, but it has finally garnered some due attention. The duo comes across elements of creative film-making, American influences, themes...


Nov 4, 2022

Geoffrey Firmin is a British consul in Mexico in the 1930's. He is drunk. Is that it, or is there more under the hood here? Karri and Henrik look into a movie that Karri hated as a kid. Now as highly sophisticated and intelligent adults, the duo tries to find out if there's anything worthwhile to be found here. What...


Oct 21, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, Halloween Ends - ostensibly, anyway. In this oddball and radically different Halloween franchise entry, director David Gordon Green ventures into the experimental. In principle, injecting new blood into the exhausted franchise may be welcome, but does this attempt deliver? Karri and...