BEING CANADIAN (Video Release USA 2015)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

Being Canadian does not have a lot to give for a 90-minute investment of time. It performs as a slow documentary about Who’s Who in Hollywood who has Canadian roots and ties. The movie plays down being Canadian to the level of being Canadian means: one is involved either in the movie or music industry. It seems to have been produced as a low-key roast of Canadian entertainment personas.

Storyline

Robert Cohen defines Canadian via Who’s Who in the entertainment industry.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Robert Cohen for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Teza Lawrence, Michael Souther, and David Warren for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Herself (Cobie Smulders), Himself (Nathan Fillion) Himself (Mike Myers), Himself (Ben Stiller) Himself (Seth Rogen), Himself (Michael J. Fox), Himself (Dan Aykroyd), Herself (Kim Cattrall), Himself (Will Arnett), and Herself (Catherine O’Hara).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. It does not rate as good entertainment and has that same constipated feeling of ‘this is going nowhere’ that Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s series, The Trip, displays.


Ben Meyers

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