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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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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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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:56]


2017/11/17 - Justice League - Wonder - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes on the new Justice League adventure, the book-turned movie Wonder, plus a few words on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:23]


2017/11/10 - Murder on the Orient Express - Lady Bird

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner dives into the latest version of Murder on the Orient Express, followed by a few words about Greta Gerwig's film Lady Bird.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:47]


2017/11/03 - Thor Ragnarok

The God of Thunder returns in the riotous new Marvel movie Thor: Ragnarok. CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner explains what makes the latest film so refreshing.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:00]


2017/10/27- Suburbicon

George Clooney is certainly one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars. Lately the leading man has been talking about spending more time on his directing career. This week his sixth film, "Suburbicon" opens. Here's our man at the movies, Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:19]


2017/10/20 - Only the Brave - The Snowman

This week a mix of fire and ice at the movies. First up, Only the Brave, a true story about a group of Arizona fire fighters. Then, it's Michael Fassbender in the serial killer film The Snowman. Here's Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:09]


2017/10/13 - The Meyerowitz Stories - Professor Marston and the Wonder Women - The Florida Project

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner delves into what some say is an Oscar-worthy performances from Adam Sandler, plus the true story of Wonder Woman and one of Eli's favourite films of the year.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:43]


2017/10/06 - Blade Runner 2049

How do you make a sequel to a bonafide sci-fi classic? That's the challenge facing director Denis Villeneuve with the new film Blade Runner 2049. CBC's Eli Glasner has your review.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:39]


2017/09/29 - American Made - Victoria and Abdul

This week, two big stars and two true stories First CBC film guy Eli Glasner reviews Tom Cruise in American Made. Then it's Judi Dench in Victoria and Abdul.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:00:32]


2017/09/22 - Stronger - Battle of the Sexes - Kingsman The Golden Circle

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes a look at two true stories and one silly spy flick. Here are his reviews of Stronger, Battle of the Sexes and Kingsman: The Golden Cirle.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:00:32]


2017/09/15 - TIFF highlights and lowlights

As the Toronto International Film Festival wraps up CBC film critic Eli Glasner looks back at his favourite films, some disappointments and a few hidden gems.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:00:32]


2017/08/18 - Logan Lucky - The Hitmans Bodyguard

It may be the dog days of summer, but CBC's Eli Glasner has his eye on a few new action flicks. First up, the Southern heist film Logan Lucky from Steven Soderbergh, followed by the action comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard.

Download 2017/08/18 - Logan Lucky - The Hitmans Bodyguard
[mp3 file: runs 00:12:05]


2017/08/04 - The Dark Tower - Detroit - Brigsby Bear

Three very different films on tap this week. First: The Dark Tower, a fantasy adventure featuring Idris Elba. Then the true-life tragedy of Detroit as directed by Kathryn Bigelow followed by a few words on Brigsby Bear. Here's Eli Glasner.

Download 2017/08/04 - The Dark Tower - Detroit - Brigsby Bear
[mp3 file: runs 00:18:20]


2017/07/28 - Atomic Blonde - Lady MacBeth

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner works through his feelings around Atomic Blonde and then a look at the powerful period piece Lady MacBeth.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:37]


2017/07/21 - Dunkirk - A Ghost Story

Two very different films for movie fans this weekend. First, director Chris Nolan takes on the real life tale of Dunkirk. Then, A Ghost Story, a movie about a spirit starring Casey Affleck. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:20]


2017/07/14 - War for the Planet of the Apes

In 2011, producers rebooted the classic Planet of the Apes movies with a new direction. Today the third instalment in the series arrives with War for the Planet of the Apes. A film that CBC's Eli Glasner says features a remarkable performance.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:04]


2017/07/07 - Spider-Man Homecoming - Nobody Speak

After many different versions there's a new Spider-Man swinging onto the big screen and CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner is a fan. Here's his look at Spider-Man: Homecoming and a few words on the new documentary Nobody Speak.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:22]


2017/06/30 - Baby Driver - The Big Sick - The Beguiled - Okja

After a summer of disappointing blockbusters, CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner is serving up a tasty selection of smaller films with big ideas. Here is Baby Driver, The Big Sick, The Beguiled and Okja.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:34]


2017/06/23 - Transformers The Last Knight

Transformers may have started as a line of toys & cartoon, but it has grown into a billion dollar franchise. This week the 5th instalment directed by Michael Bay smashes into theatres. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner on Transformers: The Last Knigh

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:22]