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Glasner on Film with Eli Glasner

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.

  • 19:40
    "I see dead people." Those four words from The Sixth Sense put director M. Night Shyamalan on Hollywood's radar. Since that time his track record has been rather uneven. Now he's bringing the characters from Unbreakable and Split together, in the new thriller Glass. Plus, for classic comedy fans, Stan & OIlie is a look at the real life struggles of Hollywood icons Laurel and & Hardy. The new movie features John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan as the comedic duo. With more, here is CBC's film guy Eli Glasner .
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 16:54
    In 2011 a French film called The Intouchables became a box office smash. It's a story about wealthy quadriplegic author who hires a young man as his caretaker. Given its success, it should be no surprise Hollywood decided to remake the movie. Which brings us to today and a new film called The Upside starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart. With more on that and a new movie from Lebanon called Capernaum, here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    Jan 11, 2019
  • 14:47
    The holidays come early for film fans this week with 3 new blockbusters hitting screens. First up, Emily Blunt attempts the impossible in the sequel Mary Poppins Returns. Then it's a look as Jason Momoa in Aquman, followed by the new Transformers prequel Bumblebee. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    Dec 21, 2018
  • 16:56
    There's a mixture of thrillers and action at the movies this week. First up, a look at the new animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Then it's a new post-apocalyptic tale from filmmaker Peter Jackson called Mortal Engines. Finally, Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges star in the addiction drama Ben is Back. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    Dec 14, 2018
  • 09:31
    Whether it's sitcoms or commercials, Hollywood can't seem to get enough of Jennifer Aniston. Now she's launching her newest film...on Netflix. Dumplin' is about a mother-daughter relationship that's tested by a beauty pageant. With more, here is CBC's Eli Glasner.
    Dec 7, 2018
  • 19:37
    It's a potpourri of motion pictures this week. First up, one of CBC film critic Eli Glasner's favourite films of the year: Roma. Then a new western from the Coen Brothers: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Following that, some short takes on the sci-fi film Clara and the royal farce The Favourite.
    Nov 30, 2018
  • 20:05
    It's Thanksgiving in America and that means a bounty of new movies at the multiplex . This week CBC's Eli Glasner takes a look at some sequels and Oscar contenders. First up, Creed 2, starring Michael B. Jordan. Then we move on to the Disney animated sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet. Plus a look at the Oscar buzz around Green Book and finally Eli rhapsodizes over Willem Dafoe as Vincent Van Gogh in the film At Eternity's Gate.
    Nov 23, 2018
  • 19:33
    This weekend at the movies, two very different options for fans. First up, it's the latest installment of the Harry Potter prequels, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Then, a crime thriller packed with an Oscar-caliber cast, director Steve McQueen comes to Chicago with Widows. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.
    Nov 16, 2018
  • 07:43
    Eli Glasner joins Ontario Morning Host Wei Chen to talk about the heroic but complicated legacy of comic creator Stan Lee.
    Nov 13, 2018
  • 17:39
    Hollywood loves to recycle and you can certainly see that in this weekend's new releases. Dr. Seuss' The Grinch is a new take on the much-loved tale. For adults, there's the continuation of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo franchise called The Girl in the Spider's Web. If you're looking for originality, Bodied is a new movie set in the world of Battle Rap. Here's CBC film guy Eli Glasner.
    Nov 9, 2018
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