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Movie Reviews Archive

2019

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 49 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 17, 2019)

FILM REVIEWS: GRACE A DIEU (By the Grace of God) (France 2018) **** Directed by Francois Ozon French veteran director Francois Ozon has made his name with upbeat comedic drama like SITCOM, LES A... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 11, 2019) (2)

GEMINI MAN the new Will Smith action movie also opens this week.  No press screening means that it will likely suck.  THE ADDAMS FAMILY animated feature also opens with a review embargo for ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 4, 2019)

BEST FILMS PLAYING: Human Nature Roger Waters US + THEM The Laundromat Sometimes Always Maybe Where's my Roy Cohn? FILM REVIEWS: FIRST LOVE (HATSUKOI) (JAPAN/UK 2019) ** Directed by Takashi Mii... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 27, 2019)

The Toronto Interantional Film Fetsival movies are beginning to make their theatrical run.  Watch for JUDY and ABOMINABLE.   FILM REVIEWS: ABOMINABLE (USA 2019) *** Directed by Jill Colto... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 20, 2019)

FILM REVIEWS:   AD ASTRA (USA 2019) ***1/2 Directed by James Gray The concept of AD ASTRA began with director James Gray’s (THE YARDS, THE LOST CITY OF Z) idea which he announced in 20... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

The Best Films of TIFF 2019

THE BEST FILMS OF TIFF 2019 The results are in: In general this year had a super crop of films at both Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival. The movement of increased women in films ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 13, 2019)

Quiet week with HUSTLERS, FREAKS and THE GOLDFINCH opening. FILM REVIEWS: FREAKS (USA 2018) *** Directed by Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky FREAKS, which premiered last year at the Toronto Interna... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Film Review: IT Chapter 2

IT CHAPTER 2 (USA 2019) ** Directed by Andy Muschietti It takes close to 3 hours for 7 adult-children to take down the killer clown Pennywise.  If you can stomach that together with mo... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 30, 2019)

Feel good movie BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON should inspire fans to do lookwise to look and feel better about themselves.  THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING the doc proves that females have now made a larger i... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Toronto International Film Festival TIFF 2019 Capsule Reviews

  Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019 Capsule Reviews The Toronto International Film Festival 2019 version runs from Thursday 5th September to the 15th for 11 days with the list of read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 23, 2019)

Outstanding openings this week include the doc AQUARELA and perhaps the most disgusting film of the year - TOUCH ME NOT.  See that at your own risk! BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 16, 2019)

  BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Drama: Luce Best Foreign:  Museo (Museum) Best Action: Spider-Man: Far from Home Best Doc: Honeyland Best Family: Story Story&n read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 9, 2019)

Best film opening this week is the social drama LUCE. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Drama: Luce Best Foreign:  Museo (Museum) Best Action: Spider-Man: Far from Home Be... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 2, 2019)

The two best films opening this week are MUSEO and HONEYLAND, both screening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Museo (Museum) Best Action... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 26, 2019)

One ot the year's most anticipated movies ONCE UPON A TIME IN ... HOLLYWOOD opens this week. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Never Look Away Best Action: Spider-M... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 19, 2019)

THE LION KING opens this week. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Never Look Away Best Action: Spider-Man: Far from Home Best Doc: Maiden Best Family: Story Stor... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 12, 2019)

Best and most interesting film opening is the female sailing doc MAIDEN.  Netflix original POINT BLANK opens Friday. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Never Loo... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 5, 2019)

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME opens Tuesday!  MIDSOMMAR opens Wednesday.  Two important African American films TONI MORRISON THE PIECES I AM  and THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO debut t... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 29, 2019)

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME opens Tuesday! BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Never Look Away Best Action: Avengers Endgame Best Drama: Rocketman Best Family: Toy ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 21, 2019)

Two films about toys open this week.  TOY STORY 4 and CHILD’S PLAY are wholly different films but are both worth a watch. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Neve... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 6, 2019)

The high profile films opening are DARK PHOENIX and the film that opened Cannes DEAD MEN DON'T DIE. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Never Look Away Best Action: A... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 31, 2019)

GODZILLA 2, ROCKETMAN and MA are the three big new ones opening this week. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign:  Never Look Away Best Action: Avengers Endgame Best Dra... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 24, 2019)

ALADDIN opens this week,  But go see BOOKSMART, the smartest and biggest comedy of 2019 .   BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: Wonder Park Best Comedy: Booksmart Best Foreign: ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 17, 2019)

Two new Hollywood films JOHN WICK 3 and A DOG’S JOURNEY make their debut.  But the English historical epic by Mike Leigh WATERLOO is the one not to miss. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Doc: Meeting ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 10, 2019)

AVENGERS ENDGAME continues to break box-office records while new films like THE HUSTLE, TOLKIEN and THE WHITE CROW debut. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: Wonder Park Best Comedy: Long Shot ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 3, 2019)

AVENGERS ENDGAME will still be drawing in the crowds this week depsite a few new films opening. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: Wonder Park Best Comedy: Long Shot Best Foreign:  Never... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 26, 2019)

AVENGERS ENDGAME opens this week and the big question is whether the film will gross the $1 billion mark worldwide.  THE PUBLIC and DIANE are also opening. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 20, 2019)

Claire Denis' amazing film HIGH LIFE debist this week.   BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: Wonder Park Best Documentary: They Shall Not Grow Old Best Foreign:  SIR Best Drama: Glo... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 12, 2019)

    BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: Wonder Park Best Documentary: They Shall Not Grow Old Best Foreign:  Never Look Away Best Drama: Gloria Bell Best Film Opening: Sunset read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 5, 2019)

This reviewer is currently on vacation, so the number of reviews is fewer than usual. BEST FILMS PLAYING: Best Animation: Wonder Park Best Documentary: They Shall Not Grow Old Best Foreign: ... read more..

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