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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.

Updated: Fridays
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2016/12/09 - Miss Sloane - Office Christmas Party - Lion - Jackie

As December rolls on there's a mixed bag of films waiting at the multiplex. This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes a look at the political drama Miss Sloane, the comedy Office Christmas Party, Dev Patel in Lion and Natalie Portman in Jackie.

Download 2016/12/09 - Miss Sloane - Office Christmas Party - Lion - Jackie
[mp3 file: runs 00:16:58]


2016/12/02 - December film preview - The Other Half

As it's a slow week at the movies, CBC film critic Eli Glasner is taking the opportunity to look ahead at the bounty of blockbusters and Oscar bait on the way. Plus a few words about the gritty romance The Other Half.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:28]


2016/11/25 - Moana - Allied - Rules Dont Apply - Manchester by the Sea

American Thanksgiving means a bounty of new movies. This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner discusses Disney's Moana, the spy flick Allied, Warren Beatty in Rules Don't Apply and Casey Affleck in Manchester By the Sea.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:19:49]


2016/11/18 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Billy Lynns Long Halftime Walk

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner explores the new Harry Potter prequel from J.K. Rowling: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Plus some thoughts on Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:21]


2016/11/11 - Arrival

Arrival is a new movie about alien contact but CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner says this sci-fi adventure stands apart. From director Denis Villeneuve, the film stars Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner as researchers trying to crack an alien code.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:02]


2016/11/04 - Doctor Strange - Hacksaw Ridge - Trolls

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner reviews the latest Marvel movie Doctor Strange, Mel Gibson's new war movie Hacksaw Ridge and a quick look at the animated musical Trolls.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:01]


2016/10/28 - Inferno - Moonlight - The Handmaiden

Have we reached Peak Hanks with the release of the latest Dan Brown adaptation Inferno? CBC's Eli Glasner reviews that, plus looking at the searing beauty of Moonlight and cunning storytelling of The Handmaiden.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:23]


2016/10/21 - Jack Reacher Sequel - American Pastoral - Mean Dreams

It's a mix of movies this weekend as CBC film guy Eli Glasner takes on the latest Tom Cruise film "Jack Reacher: Never Say Never" plus "American Pastoral" and "Mean Dreams."

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:37]


2016/10/14 - The Accountant

Oh Ben Affleck. For much of this year it's been his personal life in the spotlight. But with the release of the new thriller The Accountant, that could be changing. With more on the new thriller here is CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:21]


2016/09/30 - Queen of Katwe - Deepwater Horizon - Operation Avalanche

This week we look at two movies based on real stories and one pretending to be real. CBC film critic Eli Glasner reviews Queen of Katwe, Deepwater Horizon and Operation Avalanche.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:52]


2016/09/23 - The Magnificent Seven and Storks

A western remake and a chaotic cartoon about babies and birds are on the menu this week at the movies. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner reviewing The Magnificent Seven and Storks.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:49]


2016/09/16 - TIFF WRAP

In this special edition CBC film critic Eli Glasner runs through his highlights from the Toronto International Film Festival including, La La Land, Moonlight, Paterson, Manchester By the Sea, Jackie and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:03]


2016/08/05 - Suicide Squad

The tagline to the movie Suicide Squad is "Worst Heroes Ever" and it seems many critics agree. The film about a team of villains was met with an early wave of lukewarm reviews. CBC's Eli Glasner has more on the Squad's troubled path to production.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:43]


2016/07/29 - Jason Bourne

First there was The Bourne Identity. Which was followed by 2004's The Bourne Supremacy. Which lead to The Bourne Ultimatum. But ultimatum or not, today Matt Damon is back in a movie simply called Jason Bourne. Here's Eli Glasner with his reivew.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:19]


2016/07/22 - Star Trek Beyond

When J.J. Abrams was handed Star Wars, that meant giving the Star Trek franchise to a different director. A director better known for muscle cars than multi-layered space epics. With more here's CBC reviewer Eli Glasner on Star Trek Beyond.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:11]


2016/07/15 - Ghostbusters

After much anticipation the new Ghostbusters film has finally arrived. The remake directed by Paul Feig stars Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner with his review.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:52]


2016/07/08 - The Secret Life of Pets - Wiener Dog - Frank Zappa Doc

Another weekend with a wild mix of a new movies to watch. CBC film critic Eli Glasner returns to review the animated adventure The Secret Life of Pets, Wiener Dog and Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:45]


2016/06/30 - BFG - Swiss Army Man - Weiner

Just in time for the long weekend, CBC film critic Eli Glasner returns with reviews of Steven Spielberg's BFG, Daniel Radcliffe in Swiss Army Man and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:23]


2016/06/24 - Independence Day Resurgence - The Shallows

This week there's a shark and an explosive sequel to choose from as CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes on The Shallows starring Blake Lively and Independence Day: Resurgence.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:07]


2016/06/17 Finding Dory - Central Intelligence - De Palma

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes on the animated sequel Finding Dory, the action comedy Central Intelligence and the documentary De Palma.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:50]