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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.

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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Toronto, ON

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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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English

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416-205-3700


Episodes

2018-11-16 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Widows

11/16/2018
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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.

Duration:00:19:33

2018-11-13 BONUS POD - Eli speaks about Stan Lee with Ontario Morning's Wei Chen

11/13/2018
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Eli Glasner joins Ontario Morning Host Wei Chen to talk about the heroic but complicated legacy of comic creator Stan Lee.

Duration:00:07:42

2018-11-09 The Grinch - The Girl in the Spider's Web - Bodied

11/9/2018
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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.

Duration:00:17:39

2018-11-02 Bohemiam Rhapsody - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

11/2/2018
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The new movie "Bohemian Rhapsody" brings the legend of Freddie Mercury back to life. The film chronicles the rise of the rock band Queen and stars Rami Malek as the lead singer. But the movie had it's share of behind the scenes trouble on its way to theatres. Is this a film for fans... or does it bite the dust? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner with his review and a look at the new Disney film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

Duration:00:16:33

2018-10-19 - Halloween - The Hate U Give

10/19/2018
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This week, CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner spends some time with Michael Myers as he looks at the both the old and new versions of Halloween. Plus a look at the big screen adaptation of the best-selling novel The Hate U Give.

Duration:00:14:44

2018-10-12 First Man

10/12/2018
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From The Right Stuff to Apollo 13, Hollywood has always been fascinated with the great beyond. Now you can add to the list First Man - a movie about Neil Armstrong and the moon landing. With more here's CBC movie man Eli Glasner.

Duration:00:15:18

2018-10-05 A Star Is Born - Venom

10/5/2018
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From 1937 to 54 and 76, Hollywood has a fascination with the story of A Star is Born. Now it's the vehicle for Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper's directorial debut. And for his star, Cooper cast none other than Lady Gaga. You know she can sing, but can she act? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner with his review and a look Venom starring Tom Hardy.

Duration:00:19:10

2018-09-28 Colette - Night School - Anthropocene

9/28/2018
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This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes on a wide range of films. First up, Keira Knightley in a bold new drama called Colette. Then, Kevin Hart returns in the new comedy Night School. Finally, for documentary lovers, Anthropocene : The Human Epoch.

Duration:00:16:27

2018-09-21 Life Itself - Faherheit 9/11 - Quincy

9/21/2018
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Drama and documentaries are on the menu today as CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes a look at the latest releases. First up, Life Itself, a new movie by the creator of the TV series This is Us. If you're looking for non-fiction films, Eli also reviews Michael Moore's latest doc and a new Netflix film about music producer Quincy Jones.

Duration:00:15:37

2014-09-14 - Four of the best from TIFF

9/14/2018
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As the Toronto International Film Festival heads into the closing weekend, CBC film critic Eli Glasner returns to share four of his favourite experiences.

Duration:00:18:36

2018-08-24 Little Italy - To All the Boys I've Loved Before

8/24/2018
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Little Italy is a new movie set in (gasp) Toronto starring Hayden Christensen and Emma Roberts. If that rom-com isn't your flavour, there's also a new movie on Netflix that's making waves. It's called To All the Boys I've Loved Before. With more on which one is worth swooning over, here's CBC film guy Eli Glasner.

Duration:00:14:30

2018-08-17 Crazy Rich Asians - Mile 22

8/17/2018
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Arriving on a wave of anticpation, Crazy Rich Asians is finally in theatres. Based on the best-selling novels by Kevin Kwan the big screen adaptation stars Constance Wu and Henry Golding. Plus for action fans, there's Mile 22, a new film starring Mark Wahlberg. With more here's CBC film guy Eli Glasner.

Duration:00:16:01

2018-08-03 Christopher Robin

8/3/2018
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First Disney revisited Cinderella, then Beauty and the Beast. As the studio works its way through the back catalog, all the classic characters are getting a second chance. This weekend it's Winnie the Pooh and friends. The movie is called Christopher Robin and it features a new look for the funny old bear. But is the magic still there? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

Duration:00:12:32

2018-07-27 Mission: Impossible - Fallout

7/27/2018
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The year was 1996. The Spice Girls were still topping the charts when the first Mission Impossible film premiered. Now, 22 years later, Tom Cruise is back as super spy Ethan Hunt in Mission Impossible: Fallout. After six movies...will he ever stop? CBC film critic Eli Glasner has some thoughts.

Duration:00:11:53

2018-07-20 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - Don't Worry He Won't Get Far on Foot

7/20/2018
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In the book biz they call them summer reads. The kind of novel that's fun and breezy. But what if you're in the mood for a movie. This weekend the cast of the musical Mamma Mia returns for another Abba-inspired adventure. CBC film critic Eli Glasner reviews "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" and shares his thoughts on "Don't Worry He Won't Get Far on Foot." Inspired by a true story, the film by Gus Van Sant tells the tale of cartoonist John Callahan and stars Joaquin Phoenix.

Duration:00:16:11

2018-07-13 Skyscraper - Whitney - Leave No Trace

7/13/2018
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CBC film critic Eli Glasner takes on the new Dwayne Johnson movie Skyscraper and shares a few short takes on the drama Leave No Trace and the documentary Whitney.

Duration:00:17:18

2018-07-06 Ant-Man and the Wasp

7/6/2018
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CBC film critic Eli Glasner returns to share the joys of Ant-Man and the Wasp, a marvel movie unencumbered by angst and world-shaking consequences.

Duration:00:13:37

2018-05-29 Solo: A Star Wars Story

5/29/2018
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As the Star Wars movie machine continues fan favourite Han Solo is getting his own feature. Behind the scenes "Solo: A Star Wars Story" was plagued with production problems and drama over the directors. Is the final result worthy of the space-faring scoundrel? Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

Duration:00:09:03

2018-05-18 Deadpool 2

5/18/2018
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When it hit screens in 2016, Deadpool was a wildly successful smash. The comedic comic-book character turned out to be the perfect vehicle for Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds. Now the so-called "merc with a mouth" is back for a second outing in Deadpool 2. With more, here's CBC film guy Eli Glasner.

Duration:00:14:12

2018-05-11 Life of the Party - The Seagull

5/11/2018
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This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner digs into what sets Melissa McCarthy apart with a look at her new movie Life of the Party. Also, a few words on a new big screen adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, starring Annette Bening.

Duration:00:15:23