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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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2016/04/29 - 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]


2016/02/19 - Race - The Witch

Two quite different films on tap this weekend. Race tells the true story of Olympian Jesse Owens, while The Witch is a spooky tale set in the 17th century. Here is CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:59]


2016/02/12 - Deadpool - Zoolander 2

Two movie characters return to the big screen this week. Ryan Reynolds finally gets his own starring role in Deadpool, while Ben Stiller models a comeback with Zoolander 2. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:03]


2016/02/05 - Hail Caesar - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

A little something for everyone this weekend. Enjoy comedy? How about the new Coen Brothers' lark "Hail, Caesar!" Can't decide between romance or horror? Try Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. With more here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

Download 2016/02/05 - Hail Caesar - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:55]


2016/01/29 - The Finest Hours - The Lady in the Van

It's a duo of true life tales at the movies this week. First there's The Finest Hour about a Coast Guard rescue mission with impossible odds. Then a preview of The Lady in the Van with Maggie Smith. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:16]


2016/01/22 - The 5th Wave - 45 Years - Boy and the World

This week, some teen sci-fi, an artful movie about a troubled marriage and an Oscar-nominated cartoon. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner on The 5th Wave, 45 Years and Brazil's Boy & the World.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:16]


2016/01/15 - 13 Hours - Ride Along 2 - Mustang

A grab bag of films this weekend as Hollywood recovers from the Oscar nominations. For action, there's 13 Hours, for comedy there's Ride Along 2 and for international film fans the Turkish film Mustang. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:42]


2016/01/08 - The Revenant

With the Golden Globes taking place this weekend and the Oscar nominations next week, Awards Season has arrived in earnest. But one of the frontrunners took its time coming to Canada. Here is CBC's Eli Glasner with his review of The Revenant.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:34]


2015/12/18 - Star Wars The Force Awakens and the Best of 2015

CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner presents an epic-sized podcast to end 2015. This week he reflects on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and runs down his favourite films of the year.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:08]


2015/12/11 - The Danish Girl - Carol - In the Heart of the Sea

There's a couple of competing awards contenders and an epic adventure for films fans this week. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looking at The Danish Girl, Carol and In the Heart of the Sea.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:05]


2015/12/04 - Legend - Life

Two new movies this week both based on true events. Legend features Tom Hardy as both of the Kray twins, while Life is portrait of a young James Dean and the man who made an icon. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:06]


2015/11/27 - Creed - Victor Frankenstein - The Good Dinosaur - Trumbo

A jam-packed episode as CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes a look at Creed, Victor Frankenstein, The Good Dinosaur and Trumbo.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:56]


2015/11/20 - Hunger Games - Brooklyn - The Night Before

There's a wide variety of movie to choose from this weekend including the final instalment of the Hunger Games series, the romance Brooklyn and the naughty holiday comedy The Night Before. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:15]


2015/11/13 - Spotlight

Opening in select theatres across Canada, Spotlight is a story about the Catholic Church, an abuse scandal and the newspaper reporters who uncovered it. With more here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner on why Spotlight is a must see.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:17]


2015/11/06 - Spectre - Peanuts

Two of the most beloved characters in all of pop culture are starring in new movies this weekend. It's Charlie Brown versus James Bond at the box office. So grab your blanket and Martini shaker. CBC's Eli Glasner reviews Spectre and Peanuts.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:36]