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Eli Glasner on Film from CBC Radio with Eli Glasner

CBC Radio Film Reviewer Eli Glasner shares his big screen thoughts on the latest and greatest movies appearing at theatre near you. Some cinema smarts (and snark) to go with your popcorn.

  • 16:12
    In the book biz they call them summer reads. The kind of novel that's fun and breezy. But what if you're in the mood for a movie. This weekend the cast of the musical Mamma Mia returns for another Abba-inspired adventure. CBC film critic Eli Glasner reviews "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" and shares his thoughts on "Don't Worry He Won't Get Far on Foot." Inspired by a true story, the film by Gus Van Sant tells the tale of cartoonist John Callahan and stars Joaquin Phoenix.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 17:18
    CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes on the new Dwayne Johnson movie Skyscraper and shares a few short takes on the drama Leave No Trace and the documentary Whitney.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 13:38
    CBC film critic Eli Glasner returns to share the joys of Ant-Man and the Wasp, a marvel movie unencumbered by angst and world-shaking consequences.
    Jul 6, 2018
  • 09:03
    As the Star Wars movie machine continues fan favourite Han Solo is getting his own feature. Behind the scenes "Solo: A Star Wars Story" was plagued with production problems and drama over the directors. Is the final result worthy of the space-faring scoundrel? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    May 29, 2018
  • 14:13
    When it hit screens in 2016, Deadpool was a wildly successful smash. The comedic comic-book character turned out to be the perfect vehicle for Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds. Now the so-called "merc with a mouth" is back for a second outing in Deadpool 2. With more, here's CBC film guy Eli Glasner.
    May 18, 2018
  • 15:24
    This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner digs into what sets Melissa McCarthy apart with a look at her new movie Life of the Party. Also, a few words on a new big screen adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, starring Annette Bening.
    May 11, 2018
  • 14:11
    Charlize Theron is one of Hollywood's leading ladies. She's faced down road warriors in Mad Max and Cold War assassins in Atomic Blonde. But the new movie Tully finds her facing her toughest challenge yet...Motherhood. Here with a closer look and some new rental/streaming recommendations is CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    May 4, 2018
  • 14:52
    The year was 2008... Katy Perry was singing about kissing a girl, as Robert Downey Jr. appeared in a little movie about a billionaire crime fighter, in a suit of iron. That was beginning of series of films leading up to today. Avengers: Infinity War is the culmination of the last ten years of Marvel's superheroic arc. Worth the wait? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    Apr 27, 2018
  • 12:58
    New this week at the movies: the latest comedy from Amy Schumer, plus a crowd-funded sequel to a cult smash comedy. With his review of I Feel Pretty and Super Troopers 2, here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    Apr 20, 2018
  • 16:25
    This week at the movies, Dwayne Johnson is back, this time battling beasts in Rampage. Meanwhile CanLit fans have a chance to see the novel Indian Horse on the big screen. Plus, Joaquin Phoenix brings the pain in the new thriller You Were Never Really Here. With more, here's CBC film guy Eli Glasner.
    Apr 13, 2018
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