Eli Glasner

Senior entertainment reporter

Eli Glasner is the senior entertainment reporter and screentime columnist for CBC News. Covering culture has taken him from the northern tip of Moosonee Ontario to the Oscars red carpet and beyond.  

Latest from Eli Glasner

Eli's movie picks for 2022: Superheroes, sequels, animation — and lots of Brad Pitt

This year promises to bring more of what Hollywood excels at — superheroes and sequels, sequels, sequels. But scan a little further and you'll find original offerings from some of the best in the biz, including from Canada.

The CBC's Eli Glasner picks the 21 best films of 2021

It was a year when theatres reopened, long delayed franchises returned and movies big and small welcomed fans back in the dark. The CBC's Eli Glasner runs down the best films of 2021.

Spider-Man: No Way Home sticks the landing with an emotional epic

Spider-Man: No Way Home, which opens Friday, offers a satisfying conclusion to the three-movie arc that found a webslinging kid from Queens become one of Marvel's most critical characters.

Kristen Stewart channels Princess Diana's soul with new movie Spencer

Kristen Stewart is transformed into Lady Diana for the new movie Spencer, which reimagines a few critical days in the life of the People's Princess.

Coroner actor Nicholas Campbell off the show after using N-word on movie set

Actor Nicholas Campbell has apologized for saying the N-word while shooting a new film and is not returning to the CBC show Coroner pending an investigation.

Dune offers everything you could want in a sci-fi epic, except closure

For years when asked about his dream project Canadian director Denis Villeneuve would talk about Dune. After a long wait Villeneuve's adaptation is in theatres offering fans stunning settings and families fueding over a priceless resource.

No Time to Die: Daniel Craig's final outing as James Bond will leave fans shaken and stirred

After a long wait, Daniel Craig's last appearance as 007 is arriving in theatres. No Time to Die comes with the usual James Bond elements and an extra side of sentimentality.

Marvel and martial arts combine to show off Simu Liu's potential in Shang-Chi

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten rings is a step forward for Asian representation and gives fans their first taste of the next phase of Marvel's cinematic ambitions. While the film struggles at times, what's unquestionable is Shang-Chi's potential — and what Simu Liu brings to Marvel's newest generation of heroes.

Hope and heartbreak as Canadian Afghan filmmakers monitor developments in Kabul

Exhausted and heartbroken, Canadian filmmakers who've spent years working in Afghanistan are now trying to help friends leave as they reconcile what is happening with the Afghanistan they knew.

Binge or watch live? Viewing habits change as pandemic recedes

The success of weekly episodic shows such as Mare of Easttown and Wandavision are leading to shifting viewing habits as streamers shift from bingeing to weekly releases.