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Corey Bowles Interview & Black Cop Updates

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 13:31
Published in Underground News

By Ed Sum 

Corey Bowles longtime association with the show Trailer Park Boys helped make him a house hold name and to learn about what he is doing next can simply be boiled down to promoting his debut directorial flick: Black Cop. This work saw select screenings at film festivals since its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, including a small one at Victoria, BC. This month, Northern Banner had this work screen on June 1 as a Cineplex Special Event Screening in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Winnipeg, Halifax. On June 5, it will be available on iTunes and on June 19th, it will be available through other VOD outlets.

In this full interview with the aforementioned updates, I got to talk to this multi-talented artist about this show and this film. This article was originally published in the Feb/Mar issue in condensed form, and the full piece is on my own pop culture blog, otakunoculture.com

AU: How have things changed in Trailer Park Boys since the original director Mike Clattenburg left? He’s still credited, but …

CB: Oh, a lot. It’s funny because Mike is obviously big mentor and idol of mine. Now, there’s so much happening in the creative level with the whole group working together as opposed to one person bringing ideas in and having others at it.

Personally, in my role in directing, my goal is to honour what Mike did. We were in a sort of sitcom format which was more related to the movies that he was doing at the time. I study his stuff as much as possible and a lot of times we will add new directors. When we do, we will change the dynamic no matter what, because everyone has a different touch on what the show or scenes are to them, and for the newer directors that haven’t been there when Mike was, they have to jump right in and move differently than he did, what his pace and timing was.

AU Vol. 11–1 Issue 61

Monday, 01 December 2014 00:00
Published in Volume 11


Absolute Underground #61 - 10th Anniversary issue featuring Ricky, Bubbles, and Julian from the Trailer Park Boys. Also an interview with one of GWAR's newest members, Blothar!

Also in this issue:

  • Sasquatch Brothers
  • Punk Rock Cookbook
  • Trash Talk
  • Wacken Spotlight
  • Exodus
  • Tyrants Blood

AU Vol. 3–3 Issue 15

Sunday, 01 April 2007 23:56
Published in Volume 3
AU Cover - Issue 15Absolute Underground Issue 15

In this issue we head to Texas for some fun at the SXSW, plus a chat with the Trailer Park Boys and much more…. So go out and grab a copy! And if you live too far or didn’t get to grab an issue you can download it here:

AU Vol. 1–5 Issue 5

Monday, 01 August 2005 21:45
Published in Volume 1
AU Cover - Issue 5Absolute Underground Issue 5

Mayhem & Chaos Issue – so if you didn’t get one grab it here:

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