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Glasner on Film

 

Glasner on Film

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.

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Trump's campaign to undo Obama's legacy

Bulldozing Obama's legacy is a preoccupation of the 45th president.

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Season 1 update

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Layla navigates offers of drugs and alcohol at school. Olivia goes down a dangerous path.

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The power of the Pope

CBC correspondent Steven D’Souza was there as thousands cheered, white smoke bellowed and a new pope was chosen.

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2018-05-18 Deadpool 2

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.

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2018-05-11 Life of the Party - The Seagull

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.

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2018-05-04 Tully

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.

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2018-04-27 Avengers Infinity War

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.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:52]


2018-04-20 I Feel Pretty - Super Troopers 2

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.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:58]


2018-04-13 Rampage - Indian Horse - You Were Never Really Here

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.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:25]


2018-04-06 A Quiet Place - Boost - Chappaquiddick

It's a epic pod as CBC film critic Eli Glasner runs down his reactions to three very different films. First up, the silent scary thriller starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski - A Quiet Place. Then it's time to talk about a new pedal-to-the-metal video/digital release you may have missed - Boost. Finally Eli takes a look at the true-life political drama Chappaquiddick.

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2018-03-03 - Ready Player One

A best selling book. One of the biggest directors in the world and a visceral version of virtual reality. Those are the ingredients of Ready Player One, the latest film from Steven Spielberg. Is it a match made in heaven, or fanboy bait gone wrong? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:14]


2018-03-09 A Wrinkle in Time

The novel A Wrinkle In Time has been a fan favourite since it was first published in 1962. Now it's gotten a very modern makeover courtesy of Disney. The new movie has a blockbuster budget, colourful costumes and an A-list cast. But does Wrinkle work? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:54]


2018-03-02 The Oscars

CBC film critic Eli Glasner commits his Oscar predictions to tape with a look at some of the top categories and discusses whether the winners will reflect the atmosphere of change being felt throughout Hollywood.

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2018-02-23 Annihilation

It's been a while since we've seen Natalie Portman on the big screen. Now she's back in a darkly psychedelic sci-fi tale Annihilation. CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner survived the experience and is here to tell us why it's worth watching.

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2018-02-16 Black Panther

After much anticipation, Black Panther has arrived. CBC film critic Eli Glasner digs into the comic-book inspired film to see what sets the hero apart while exploring some of the surprising subtext under the action.

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2018-02-09 Fifty Shades Freed - Peter Rabbit

This week, two very different options. Fifty Shades Freed is the latest instalment all about the torrid love affair between Anastasia and Mr. Grey. Then we're on to the adaptation of the charming children's book, Peter Rabbit. With more here is CBC's Eli Glasner.

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2018-02-02 Glasner's Mailbag

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes a break from new releases to answer some listener questions about his job, the industry and favourite films.

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2018-01-26 Maze Runner: The Death Cure

CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes a break from Oscar bait to review the latest instalment of the Maze Runner series.

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2018-01-19 - 12 Strong - Hostiles

Two very different films about men in combat open this weekend. Hostiles is western with a progressive outlook starring Christian Bale. If it's traditional you want, 12 Strong is the true story of a Special Forces team fighting the Taliban. For more here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

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2018/01/12 - Paddington 2 - The Commuter

One is an actor with a particular set of skills. The other is a bear with a marmalade habit. Here's my review of Paddington 2 and The Commuter with Liam Neeson.

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2017/12/22 - New Releases - Holiday Preview - Best of the Year

For his final film column of the year CBC's Eli Glasner takes a look at the latest releases and runs down his favourite movies of 2017.

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2017/12/15 - Star Wars The Last Jedi - Call Me By Your Name

CBC film critic Eli Glasner explores the power of Star Wars with the latest instalment: The Last Jedi. Plus, the artful romance of Call Me By Your Name with Armie Hammer.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:21:01]


2017/12/01 - The Disaster Artist - Another Wolfcop

This week, CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes a look at James Franco's meta movie The Disaster Artist, followed by the new Canadian monsterpiece Another Wolfcop.

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