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2013

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Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Christmas Week Film Reviews and the Best of Christmas

All new films this week open Wednesday, Christmas Day.  There are lots of big ones including THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, GRUDGE MATCH and THE SECRET OF WALTER MIT... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 20, 2013)

Lots of new films opening this week on the 20th and more on Christmas Day 25th next week.  These are the Christmas films and the best of the year. ANCHORMAN 2 has an early opening Wed ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque - Studio Ghibli

TIFF Cinematheque present – The Films of Studio Ghibli This is the second time TIFF Cinematheque is presenting the Japanese animated works from the legendary Studio Ghibli.  And the magic arrive... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 13, 2013)

The big film opening this week is Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG.  Disney’s SAVING MR. BANKS is also worth a look. The Studio Ghibli animated series begins ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This week's Film Reviews (Dec 6, 2013)

Not much opening this week, after the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend – the lull before the storm with HOBBIT opening next week. OUT OF THE FURNACE and a few documentaries make their debut. The Bette Dav... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Hot Doc Soup December - Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

HOT DOC SOUP (Dec 4,5 2013)   Hot Docs is pleased to announce that December’s Doc Soup will present the Toronto premiere of GORE VIDAL: THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA (D: Nicholas Wrathall, USA, ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque - The Coen Brothers

TIFF Cinematheque presents – The Coen Brothers Ethan produces, Joel directs and both write the scripts.  Among them are Oscar winners at the Oscars and Palme d’Ors at Cannes and indeed the best ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 29, 2013)

The U.S. Thanksgiving this week sees a lot of early Wednesday openings.  These include BLACK NATIVITY, OLDBOY, FROZEN and HOMEFRONT.  More opening Friday that include THE... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This week's Film Reviews (Nov 22, 2013)

Opening this week is the most anticipated film of the year THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE.  Everyone is looking to see how much it will gross this weekend.  On a smaller scale, Alexand... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This week's Film Reviews (Nov 15, 2013)

Opening the week of Nov 15th   Gilbert Seah | November 16, 2013 | Reply Opening this week are THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY and THE BOOK THIEF. The Bette Davis retrospect... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque - Bette Davis

The Films of Bette Davis TIFF Cinematheque’s Fall season of Hollywood Classics is dedicated to Bette Davis, one of the greatest actresses to emerge from the studio system. Curated by TIFF Cinemathequ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 7, 2013)

THOR: THE DARK WORLD opens this week and should take a big chunk at the box-office.  Two highly charged emotional dramas open as well, one straight THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN and ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Reel Asian Fim Festival 2013

REEL ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL The 17th REELASIAN Film Festival runs from November 5th to the 15th in downtown Toronto and Richmond Hill.  Besides films, the festival offers other event... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov1, 2013)

Lots of new openings this week to choose from!  Among them the excellent DALLAS BUYERS CLUB about AIDS drugs, MAN OF TAI CHI, LAST VEGAS and FREE BIRDS 3D. Also opening at ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque - David Cronenberg

Toronto director David Cronenberg earns another retrospective of his films from his first film STEREO to his latest COSMOPOLIS.  The films tie in with the Cronenberg exhibit that begins November ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 25th 2013)

Opening this week are THE COUNSELOR and JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRANDPA. One might also want to check the TIFF Cinematheque series on the films of Danish director Nicolas Winding ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Tiff Cinematheque - Nicolas Winding Refn

TIFF Cinematheque Presents – Nicolas Winding Refn The series of films by Nicolas Winding Refn is appropriately titled “With Blood on His Hands” for the graphic violence that characterizes his films.&... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 18th 2013)

Opening this week are the remake CARRIE, the TIFF opening night film THE FIFTH ESTATE, COTTAGE COUNTRY and the $70million action blockbuster ESCAPE PLAN.   FILM REVIE... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF 2013 Report

TIFF ’13 REPORT The 13th annul Toronto International Film Festival comes to an end after 11 grueling days with more than 300 films from more than 70 countries.  The festival sees cineastes from ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 11, 2013)

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS  is the big film opening this week.   Other openings include the Canadian comedy THE RIGHT KIND OF WRONG and the comedy action MACHETE KILLS. TIFF Cin... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque - Claire Denis

Les Films de CLAIRE DENIS Claire Denis is a renowned French director with a huge body of work based on colonial and post-colonial West Africa, as well as issues in modern France.  A French direc... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 4, 2013)

GRAVITY, PARKLAND and RUNNER, RUNNER are the big three opening this week.  Smaller fare making their debut includes the charming French comedy HAUTE CUISINE running with RED OBSESSION a perf read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Hot Docs Soup Oct - Google and the World Brain

HOT DOCS SOUP (2013-14 SEASON) OCTOBER 2,3 2013 Hot Docs is pleased to open the 2013-14 season of its Doc Soup monthly screening series with the Toronto premiere of the Sundance hit GOOGLE AND THE WO... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 27, 2013)

Lots of movies opening this week, which is typical for the fall season.  Animated movie CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2, RUSH and DON JON are the big ones making their debut.   FILM RE... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 20, 2013)

Now that the Toronto International Film Festival is over, the period now till Christmas usually sees a good spat of films.       Opening this week are OUR MAN IN TEHRAN, BATTLE ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 13, 2013)

The Toronto International Film Festival currently on should provide more than sufficient options for a movie choice this week.  Opening this week are INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2 and Luc Besson’s excellent ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 6, 2013)

Not much in openings this week.  More films to choose from at the Toronto International Film Festival which begins this week.  Please check appropriate article. Opening are RIDDICK and DR... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 30, 2013)

British suspense thriller CLOSED CIRCUIT has an early Wednesday opening.  ONE DIRECTION:THIS IS US and GETAWAY open Friday. FILM REVIEWS:   CLOSED CIRCUIT (UK/USA 2013) ***1/2 Directed b... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

How to Buy Single Tickets at TIFF

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALThis Way to Festival Tickets! Single Tickets for the Festival go on sale September 1 at 9am. Check tiff.net on August 31 to see what films are avai... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Toronto International Film Festival 2013 - Capsule Reviews

TIFF 2013 Capsule Film Reviews (Updated daily)   This site will provide capsule review of films screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.  This will aid you in your film pick... read more..

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