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2016

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Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Best 10 Films of 2016

THE BEST 10 FILMS OF 2016 The time has come round again to put together the list of the year’s best films.  2016 has been an exceptionally good year for films, especially in the Foreign language... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Film Reviews for the Week of Dec 21st, 23rd and 25th Dec 2016

Here are the reviews of the Christmas films with the recommendations of the 6 best of the season listed below the reviews.   FILM REVIEWS:     ASSASSIN’S CREED (USA 2016) * Direct... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 16, 2016)

Big Films opening are ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY and COLLATERAL BEAUTY.  The Creepy THE EYES OF MY MOTHER which is  really scary is worth a look too . FILM REVIEWS:   COLLATERAL B... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2016

TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS This is what being an honoured member of the Toronto Film Critics Association is all about.  All the members sit down one Sunday afternoon to vote and d read more..

Community
Meres J. Weche

Viola Desmond is the new face on Canada's $10 bill: Why it matters

Nine years before Rosa Parks became known as “the first lady of civil rights” in the United States by refusing to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama -- triggering the landmark Montgo read more..

Finance and Money
News Canada

3 ways to protect your retirement nest egg

You've planned well for your retirement, saving your money and investing it wisely. Now, your next challenge is to protect your savings by making sure your finances are handled wisely as you grow ol read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 9, 2016)

FILM REVIEWS: JACKIE (USA/Chile/France 2016) *** Directed by Pablo Larrain   Chilean director Pablo Larrain has made a name for himself with critical hit films like NO and TONY MANERO. But he... read more..

Travel
News Canada

What to do if you have a problem with your airline

Between last-minute packing, security and making your way through crowded airports, flying can at times be an unpleasant and stressful experience. But did you know that if you have any problems with read more..

Lifestyle
News Canada

Don't blame lunch for that bad breath

Bad breath. It's something we all fear we have. From seeing friends to meeting with clients, if you have bad breath the worry that whomever you're around will get a whiff is always in the back of yo read more..

Lifestyle
News Canada

4 nutritious eating tips for surviving your next holiday party

Around this time of year, eating and drinking a little too much seems like a holiday tradition, but going too wild can make it difficult to get back on track in January. Here, Jessica Wang, registe read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 2, 2016)

  Not many films opening this week.  The calm before the storm before all the festive films begin.     FILM REVIEWS: ANTIBIRTH (USA/Canada 2016) ***1/2 Directed by Danny Pere read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 25, 2016)

American Thanksgiving sees a lot of big new releases this week.  Unfortunately, this reviewer had to miss most of them like BAD SANTA 2 and MOANA due to screening time conflicts. FILM REVIEWS: ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Special Film Review: The Birth of a Nation

THE BIRTH OF A NATION (USA 2016) *** Directed by Nate Parker Writer/director Nate Parker debut drama uses the same title of one of the most instrumental films in early cinema history.  D.W. G read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 17, 2016)

 The biggie FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM opens this week and is expected to break box-office records. FILM REVIEWS: THE BIRDWATCHER (Canada 2015) *** Directed by  Siobhan Dev read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Freedom First – Hungary 1956 Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Freedom First – Hungary 1956 Film Festival During November 17 – 20, 2016, Hungary cinematically celebrates 60 years of freedom and honours its Canadian connection at the Freedom First – Hungary 1 read more..

Entertainment
Meres J. Weche

Nile Seguin on universal storytelling

Originally from Ottawa, comedian-actor Nile Seguin was raised as a bi-racial child by his French-Canadian mother. His father is Rwandan. Seguin has been doing standup for nearly twenty years, since read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 11, 2016)

Added new category to the BEST BETS of the week - Best African American film.  A lot of good ones out there right now - BIRTH OF A NATION, MOONLIGHT and now LOVING. To find reviews of any film, ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

The European Union Film Festival 2016 from Nov 10

European Union Film Festival ventures into new programming territory with exhibitions, short films and a round table discussion The 2016 edition of the festival will take place November 10 t read more..

Movies
Meres J. Weche

Manhood in the moonlight

"An authentic story, from an actual place, about real people going through real things,” is how Moonlight’s director Barry Jenkins described his latest film. The story follows a young black gay man read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 4, 2016)

Blockbusters opening are DOCTOR STRANGE, TROLLS and HACKSAW RIDGE.  The RUSH documentary also begins it week-long limited run. FILM REVIEWS: DOCTOR STRANGE (USA 2016) *** Directed by Scott D read more..

Community
AfroToronto.com Staff

Racial profiling: A modern day injustice

Racism, systematic oppression, and abuse of power, these terms are often heavily debated as racially motivated interactions between police and citizens ensue on a daily basis. This discussion was br read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

The Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival (Spain 2016)

THE EVOLUTION! MALLORCA FILM FESTIVAL 2016  The fifth annual Evolution! Mallorca Int'l Film Festival will be held from November 3 - 12  It is one of the fastest growing film festivals in read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 28, 2016)

INFERNO opens this week, another weak adaptation of the Dan Brown bestseller.  The black indie MOONLIGHT, the talk of the town finally makes its debut.  Cinefranco- a feast of French cinem read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Cinefranco 2016 - A Celebration of French Cinema

CINEFRANCO 2016 - A CELEBRATION OF FRENCH FILMS Cinefranco (the 19th edition) continues this year in October after a slight setback from lack of sponsorship.  “Better late than never” as the a read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 21, 2016)

Films opening thsi week are the new Jack Reacher film, JACK REACHER NEVER GO BACK and AMERICAN PASTORAL.   FILM REVIEWS: AMERICAN PASTORAL (USA 2016) *** Directed by Ewan McGregor As Sey read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Movie Giveaway - RAMPAGE President Down

Afro Toronto has 5 mvoie giveaways for the latest and last Uwe Boll's action packed film entilted RAMPAGE PRESIDENT DOWN. The first 5 readers to email: gilbert@afrotoronto.com will win a free movie... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 14, 2016)

Two high profile Hollywood films opening this week are THE ACCOUNTANT and THE KEVIN HART concert movie.   The interesting doc ART BASTARD and excellent animated French feature LONG WAY NORTH de read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 7, 2016)

Films opening include THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, MIDDLE SCHOOL and documenatries GUN RUNNERS and OFF THE RAILS, both with African content. FILM REVIEWS: DENIAL (UK/USA 2016) *** Directed by Mick Jacks read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 30, 2016)

Two high profile Hollywood films opening this week are DEEPWATER HORIZON and MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN.   The interesting doc OFF THE RAILS about a NYC Transit impersonator an read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 23, 2016)

Films opening include THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, QUEEN OF KATWE and the Korean hit AGE OF SHADOWS.   FILM REVIEWS: THE AGE OF SHADOWS (South Korea 2016) ***1/2 Directed by Kim Jee Woon read more..

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