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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.






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.

Duration: 00:14:32

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.

Duration: 00:19:18

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.

Duration: 00:12:37

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.

Duration: 00:18:59

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.

Duration: 00:13:16

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.

Duration: 00:18:55

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.

Duration: 00:11:46

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.

Duration: 00:15:04

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.

Duration: 00:17:13

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

Duration: 00:09:56

2017/06/09 - The Mummy

Tom Cruise is back in a new action adventure attempting to reboot Universal Picture's classic movie monster franchise. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner unwrapping The Mummy.

Duration: 00:09:47

2017/06/02 - Wonder Woman

It's taken 75 years for Wonder Woman fans to finally get a movie. After a few false starts, the big budget blockbuster opens this weekend with special effects, the famous lasso and a female director. Here's CBC film critic Eli Glasner.

Duration: 00:13:17

2017/05/26 - Pirates of the Caribbean - Baywatch - War Machine`

This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner dives into the latest Pirates of the Caribbean adventure with Johnny Depp. Plus a look at Baywatch (the movie) and War Machine starring Brad Pitt.

Duration: 00:15:38

2017/05/19 - Alien Covenant and a classic film throwback

In 1979 director Ridley Scott introduced the world to Alien, a claustrophobic sci-fi thriller. Now Scott has returned to the franchise with Alien: Covenant. This week CBC film critic Eli Glasner shares his review and revisits a timely classic.

Duration: 00:13:40

2017/05/12 - King Arthur - Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 - Snatched

CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes on a wide range of movies this weekend. First up, Charlie Hunnam in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Amy Schumer joins Goldie Hawn for the comedy Snatched. Plus the Canadian smash Bon Cop Bad Cop gets a sequel.

Duration: 00:10:52

2017/05/05 - The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

When the Guardians of the Galaxy first burst onto the screen in 2014 it was definitely different. The band of outlaws was outrageous, colourful and helped make Chris Pratt a star. Is the feeling still the same the 2nd time? Here is CBC's Eli Glasner.

Duration: 00:12:54

2017/04/21 - The Lost City of Z - Colossal

This week CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes a look at The Lost City of Z, the new epic adventure starring Charlie Hunnam. Then, a few words about the strange new Anne Hathaway film Colossal.

Duration: 00:11:43

2017/04/13 - The Fate of the Furious - Maudie

For the long weekend CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner takes a look at the action film The Fate of the Furious and then the true-life story of Maudie.

Duration: 00:12:40

2017/03/31 - Ghost in the Shell

When it premiered in 1995 many considered Ghost in the Shell a masterpiece of the anime genre. Now the sci-fi story is being reformatted as a star vehicle for Scarlett Johansson. With more here's film reviewer Eli Glasner.

Duration: 00:09:04

2017/03/24 - Power Rangers - Personal Shopper

Two films on tap this week. First, the big budget reboot of the popular Power Rangers TV series. Then, Kristen Stewart appears in the intriguing Personal Shopper. Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.

Duration: 00:11:58

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