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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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Why were charges against 35 Mafia associates stayed?

Charges against 35 organized crime suspects in Montreal were dropped recently and the Crown was curiously cryptic about why.

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Tantric sex class

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Stuck inside a toy claw machine

Damien Murphy only turned away for a few seconds. Moments later, he found his three-year-old son, Jamie, inside a toy machine.

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Budget 2017

How will the funds announced in the 2017 federal budget affect day-to-day life for Torontonians?

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2017/03/24 - Power Rangers - Personal Shopper

Two films on tap this week. First, the big budget reboot of the popular Power Rangers TV series. Then, Kristen Stewart appears in the intriguing Personal Shopper. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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2017/03/17 - Beauty and the Beast - Goon Last of the Enforces - T2 Train

This week, Disney's Beauty and the Beast gets the live action treatment. T2 Trainspotting finds the boys from the original twenty years older. Plus Goon: Last of the Enforcers picks up where the hockey hit left off. Here's CBC's Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:53]


2017/03/10 - Kong Skull Island - Window Horses

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes on the latest creature feature Kong: Skull Island. Plus, a few words on an intriguing feature-length cartoon called Window Horses.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:36]


2017/03/03 - Logan - Table 19

Seventeen years ago Hugh Jackman first played the comic book character Wolverine in the film X-Men. With the new movie Logan Jackman is taking his final stab at the role. CBC film critic Eli Glasner reviews that and the comedy Table 19.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:42]


2017/02/24 - The Oscars - Get Out - I Am Not Your Negro

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes a look back and forward at the Oscar race, plus reviews the new horror film from Jordan Peele "Get Out" and the documentary "I Am Not Your Negro."

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:51]


2017/02/10 - The Lego Batman Movie - John Wick Chapter 2 - Paterson

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner discusses the charming superhero spoof The Batman Lego Movie, the return of Keanu Reeves in John Wick Chapter 2 and then his moving experience with the new film Paterson.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:24]


2017/02/03 - The Space Between Us - The Comedian

This weekend at the movies, there's a range of films to choose from. If you're looking for love there's a film about a young Martian, titled "The Spaces Between Us". While De Niro fans might get a laugh out "The Comedian". Here's Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:11]


2017/01/27 - Gold

It was the biggest gold find in the world...until it wasn't. Canada's Bre-X scandal had all the twists and turns of a Hollywood movie. Now it's become one, starring Matthew McConaughey. With his review of "Gold" here is CBC's Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:43]


2017/01/20 - The Founder - XXX The Return of Xander Cage

With that "thing" happening in Washington, Hollywood's looking to distract us with a few new movies. First there's The Founder starring Michael Keaton, and then xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:15]


2017/01/13 - Patriots Day - 20th Century Women - Live by Night

CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner opens a great grab bag of movies this week including the true-life thriller Patriots Day, the return of Annette Bening in 20th Century Women plus a quick look at Ben Affleck's Live by Night.

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2017/01/06 - Silence - A Monster Calls

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner looks at Martin Scorsese's latest film Silence and something new and mysterious for kids called A Monster Calls.

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2016/12/23 - Passengers - Sing - Best of 2016

This week there's the new releases Passengers and Sing to consider and then CBC film critic Eli Glasner reveals his top films of 2016.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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