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Movie Reviews Archive

2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 70 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 29, 2016)

  Opening this week is the latest Bourne wth Matt Damon reuniting with director Paul Greengrass, JASON BOURNE.  Woody Allen returns with his CAFE SOCIETY.  Lionsgate aims at the TWIL read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Toronto International Film Festival 2016 (First Announcements)

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUCNEMENTS Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 22, 2016)

STAR TREK BEYOND opens this week with no screening for press; hence no review for the film.  ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS - THE MOVIE and ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE are two other big films opening. FILM read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 15, 2015)

Which film you gonna see?  GHOSTBUSTERS?  The GHOSTBUSTERS remake finally makes is debut.  Other films openng include CAPTAIN FANTASTIC and French film LES INNOCENTES. FILM REVIEW: read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 8, 2016)

Opening this week are THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS nad MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES.  TIFF Cnematheque presents a fantastic series of Truffaut and Hitchcok films that starts this week. FILM REV read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque Presents - Hitchcock/Truffaut

TIFF Cinematheque presents - Hitchcock/Truffaut Alfred Hitchcock and Francois Truffaut are my two favourite directors of all time.  Truffaut is the reason I studied French so that I could unde read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (July 1, 2016)

This film reviewer is still on holiday but will be back on July 5th.  Things will resume to normal in two weeks.  Reviews here are based on previews screened before I left on holidays. TH read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 24, 2016)

Yours Truy is at present in Galway, Ireland on a two week vacation.  Films opening this week INDEPENDENCE DAY, FREE STATE OF JONES will unfortunatley not be able to be reviewed.  THE NEON read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

Films opening include Pixar's FINDING DORY, GENIUS and the documentart TEMPEST STORM.    FILM REVIEWS:  FINDING DORY (USA 2016) ***1/2 Directed by Andrew Stanton FINDING DORY i read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) 2016

ICFF 2016 (The Italian Contemporary Film Festival) The Italian Contemporary Film Festival has become among the most important Italian film festivals in the world.  The ICFF takes place every J read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 10, 2016)

The 3 big ones opening are WARCRAFT, NOW YOU SEE ME 2 AND CONJURING 2.   The ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival opens in Toronto.  There are many good bets here.  Check separat read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 3, 2016)

POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES and ME BEFORE YOU make their debut.  Only the frst film is reviewed due to the clash of the 3 screenings on the same evening. read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 26, 2016)

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE and ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS make their debut this week.  Other smaller films opening include LOVE & FRIENDSHIP, THE BOY AND THE BEAST and MR. RIGHT. FILM REVIE read more..

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Gilbert Seah

INSIDE OUT 2016 Toronto’s LGBT Film Festival 2016

  INSIDE OUT 2016 Toronto’s LGBT Film Festival The Inside Out LGBT film festival includes:  PINK CARPET PREMIERES, FRESH FEATURES AND THE BEST IN CANQUEER CINEMA, Public tickets Have gon read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 20, 2016)

Big films opening are ANGRY BIRDS THE MOVIE and NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING. FILM REVIEWS: ANGRY BIRDS THE MOVIE (USA/Finland 2016) **** Directed by Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly Animated fi read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 13, 2016)

A BIGGER SPLASH and MONEY MONSTER are two worthwhile films making their debut this week. FILM REVIEWS: A BIGGER SPLASH (Italy/France 2015) *** Directed by Luca Guadagnino Luca Guadagnino’s n read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 6, 2016)

Summer begins at the movies!  CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, the first of the summer blockbusters opens this week.  But the best film opening is the French psychological thriller, DISORDER ab read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 29, 2016)

Films opening inlcude MOTHER'S DAY and the video game animated film RATCHET & CLANK.   Hot Docs Festival is currently playing in Toronto.   FILM REVIEWS: GREEN ROOM (USA 2015) *** read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 22, 2016)

Films opening include THE HUNSTMAN: WINTER'S WAR.  Toronto Hot Docs opens this week, providing literally a choice of ulimited films to watch. FILM REVIEWS: BODY (USA 2014) *** Directed by read more..

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Gilbert Seah

TIFF Cinematheque Presents - Chantal Akerman

TIFF Cinematheque Presents - The films of Chantal Akerman The recent passing away of Belgium feminist director Chantal Akerman is a sad one, as her thoughtful films always reflected on life and the read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Cinefranco 2016 - Version Quebecois

SPECIAL EDITION CINEFRANCO 2016 If you have not already heard the sad news - Cinefranco, a staple during Spring is not gong to happen due to lack of sponsorship.  It is a shame as the festival read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 15, 2016)

Three big fims make their debut, THE JUNGLE BOOK, BARBERSHOP - THE FINAL CUT and CRIMINAL.  MILES AHEAD, Don Cheadles' biopic also opens. FILM REVIEWS: BARBERSHOP - THE NEXT CUT (USA 2016) read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 8, 2016)

Films opening include THE BOSS and DEMOLITION.  Two Canadian films opening this week worth a look are SLEEPING GIANT and BOREALIS.   BOREALIS (Canada 2015) ***1/2 Directed by Sean Garrit read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 1, 2016)

Slow week with only two fsignificant films MIDNIGHT SPECIAL and EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! opening. FILM REVIEWS: I SAW THE LIGHT (USA 2015) ** Directed by Marc Abraham The biopic of hank William read more..

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Gilbert Seah

The Canadian Film Festival

The Canadian Film Festival A little film festival runs for 4 days from March 30th to Apr 2nd.  9 Canadian films and shorts will run from the opening night and three days.  There is also a read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Mar 24, 2016)

Opening this week are among others, the WB blockbuster BATMAN V SUPREMAN DAWN OF JUSTICE.   FILM REVIEWS: BATMAN V SUPERMAN DAWN OF JUSTICE (USA 2016) * Directed by Zack Snyder Before th read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

Films opening this week include the second last of the DIVERGENT films, ALLEGIANT and Spike Lee's CHI-RAQ.  Also opening are THE PROGRAM, THE BRONZE and the Canadian HAPPILY EVER AFTER. FILM read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

New films opening include 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and THE LITTLE PRINCE.  These are highly imaginative films derived from original sources that keep ingenuity alive.  Both films are highly rec read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

Films opening this week inlcude LONDON HAS FALLEN, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT and the excellent ZOOTOPIA. FILM REVIEWS: LONDON HAS FALLEN (USA 2015) ** Directed by Babak Najafi Audiences are alwa read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Feb 26, 2016)

Big films opening this week are TRIPLE 9, GODS OF EGYPT and EDDIE THE EAGLE.  Michael Moore's funny WHERE TO INVADE NEXT. also opens one week after the States. TIFF Cinematheque also present read more..

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