TIFF Long Take - Ep. 45: Year in Review
What did we learn in 2017?
On their final episode of the year, Rob and Geoff look back on a sometimes unreal year in film and television, and reflect on the trends and themes that shaped the industry by revisiting some of their favourite TIFF Long Take conversations from 2017.
- IndieWire’s Anne Thompson on the death of the old studio system (2:10); - Variety’s Owen Gleiberman on Netflix and Amazon’s negative reception at Cannes (6:40);
- Vanity Fair’s Katey Rich, Mike Hogan, and Richard Lawson on how the Oscars view streaming services (9:25);
- Franklin Leonard on the importance of Moonlight (14:50);
BFI Southbank’s Gaylene Gould on reframing the context of classic films (17:00);
- Los Angeles Times’ Tre’vell Anderson on why studios are reluctant to finance diverse films (20:50);
- IndieWire’s Tom Bruggeman on what film studios could learn from the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight (24:45);
- The Ringer’s Adam Nayman on franchise fatigue and the decline of Summer blockbusters (29:00);
- Jason Blum, the producer of Get Out, on the economics of the genre films (36:25);
- TIFF’s Peter Kuplowsky and Faculty of Horror’s Alex West on why horror has thrived while the greater box office is on the decline (40:20);
- USC’s Professor Stacy Smith on the the data behind Hollywood sexism (47:35);
- Ashley Mckenzie on working in a male created system (51:35); and
- Christine Kleckner and Steph Guthrie on where the film industry goes after #MeToo (54:40).
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