CanFilm Five: Film Reviewer and Blogger Marty McKee

CanFilm Five” is the Canuxploitation blog’s ongoing guest column, which brings together prominent filmmakers, bloggers, critics and programmers to discuss their most loved offbeat Canadian films.

Marty McKee is an Illinois-based freelance copywriter who somehow finds the time to moderate Mobius Home Video Forum, review films for Marty’s Marquee, and maintain his blog–a Canuxploitation favourite–Johnny LaRue’s Crane Shot, devoted to trashy paperbacks, movies and TV. His copywriting portfolio is online at Coroflot.

You’ve thrilled to his finely tailored trenchcoats in KIDNAPPING OF THE PRESIDENT and got caught up in his love of yogurt in VISITING HOURS, but even though William Shatner didn’t appear in too many Canadian productions, he’s still a true Hollywood North acting legend with a career that spans six decades and almost 200 roles. An acknowledged Shat-ologist who has followed the Rocket Man’s colourful professional career from court rooms to outer space and back again, Marty presents his top five picks of Shatner’s must-see non-STAR TREK performances.

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