In this week’s NOW, I take a look at Canada’s Top Ten and wonder — at length — whether we as a nation are going down the wrong road with regards to evaluating our national cinema. And that’s assuming we even have a national cinema, which is debatable.
Does this country have a star system? Of course it does; every country with an active media presence has a star system. And ours is … well, if it’s not broken, it’s listing in an unhealthy direction, at least as far as filmmaker worship goes. Read the piece, it’s all in there.