Tag: Julian Roffman

A Conversation with Peter Roffman

A Conversation with Peter Roffman

January 12, 2018 | By

A lengthy podcast with Peter Roffman, editor / author of Dear Guelda: The Death and Life of Pioneering Canadian Filmmaker Julian Roffman, director of the CanCon 3D classic The Mask (1961), and so much more.

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Put the Mask On… Put… the Mask… on NOW !

Put the Mask On… Put… the Mask… on NOW !

May 16, 2016 | By

Review of KINO’s 3D Blu-ray and DVD editions of Julian Roffman’s The Mask (1961) + audio and visual podcast editions of bonus media / Editor’s Blog.

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BR: Mask, The (1961)

BR: Mask, The (1961)

May 16, 2016 | By

The Mask was Julian Roffman’s second attempt at feature film directing, having tried to kick start the Canadian film industry with a cautionary tale of social ills with The Bloody Brood (1959), a film also notable for being Peter Falk’s feature film debut…

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Stagecoach 2.0

Stagecoach 2.0

October 28, 2011 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s gorgeous Stagecoach (1966) DVD, plus some editorial blather on remakes, and Kritzerland’s new 2-disc Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) CD set, plus multimedia links.

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Soundtrack Reviews & Sundry

Soundtrack Reviews & Sundry

October 25, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Reviews of Silva Screen’s compilation series, featuring Music from the Transformers Trilogy by Steve Jablonsky, The Music of Michel Legrand, and The Music of James Horner, plus La-La Land’s complete presentation of James Horner’s Commando. Also: gorgeous Rue Morgue poster art, Julian Roffman’s The Mask + Guillermo del Toro in person at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, and David Cronenberg’s Shivers at The Revue. Sometimes I love my city. Sometimes.

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