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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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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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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]


2016/06/10 - Warcraft - Now You See Me 2

Summer blockbuster season continues as CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looks at the new fantasy film Warcraft and the star-studded sequel Now You See Me 2.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:14]


2016/06/08 - Special Eli and Rad edition

In a special edition CBC's Eli Glasner is joined by Toronto film writer Radheyan Simonpillai to talk about Ninja Turtles, Me Before You, Hollywood trends and things John Carney shouldn't have said.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:11]


2016/06/03 - Me Before You - Into the Forest

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes a look at two recent book-to-screen adaptations. First it's Me Before You starring Emilia Clarke and then Into the Forest with Ellen Page.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:21]


2016/05/13 - Money Monster - A Bigger Splash

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looks at Money Monster starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts as well as A Bigger Splash with Tilda Swinton.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:28]


2016/05/06 - Captain America Civil War - The Meddler

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looks at Captain America: Civil War and The Meddler.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:10]


2016/04/29 - Keanu and Green Room

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looks at Keanu, from the Key and Peele comedy team, plus a few words on a tense new thriller called Green Room.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:50]


2016/04/22 - A Hologram For the King - Sing Street

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looks at the musical Sing Street and latest Tom Hanks vehicle, A Hologram for the King, based on the novel by Dave Eggers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:27]


2016/04/15 - The Jungle Book - Miles Ahead

A long-awaited project and a much-loved property gets a remake. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner on Miles Ahead and The Jungle Book.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:59]


2016/04/08 - The Boss - Demolition - Hardcore Henry

This week there's lots to choose from as CBC's Eli Glasner reviews the action thriller Hardcore Henry, the drama Demolition and the Melissa McCarthy comedy The Boss.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:07]


2016/04/01 - Midnight Special - Everybody Wants Some

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner dig into the new sci-fi thriller "Midnight Special" and shares a few words on director Richard Linklater's comedy "Everybody Wants Some!!"

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:37]


2016/03/24 - Batman v Superman - My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Two dramatically different sequels for CBC's Eli Glasner to review this week. First up: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, followed by My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:14]


2016/03/11 - 10 Cloverfield Lane - Born to be Blue

This week, CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner pays a visit to the mysterious thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane, followed by Born to Blue. A film about Chet Baker set in the late 1960s.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:34]


2016/03/04 - Zootopia - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - Oscars

CBC film guy Eli Glasner returns to review the new Disney movie Zootopia and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot starring Tina Fey. Also Eli will share his favourite moments from covering the Oscars.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:07]