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2020

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jan 8, 2021)

FILM REVIEWS:   BLIZZARD OF SOULS (Latvia 2019) **** Directed by Dzintars Dreibergs BLIZZARD OF SOULS is Latvia’s official entry for Best International Feature at the 93rd Academy Awards -... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jan 1, 2021)

  A quiet week with only a few new openings.  Still lots of good films to carrying forward from the previous weeks.  This week sees the debut of Venezuela' entry for the Oscar's Best I read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jan 15, 2021)

FILM REVIEWS: THE 2ND (USA 2020) *** Directed by Brian Skiba Tough guy or pretty face? (see image) The 2ND refers to the second amendment.  The Second Amendment, often referred to as the r... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Christmas Day)

FILM REVIEWS: MIDNIGHT SKY (USA 2020) *** directed by George Clooney  MIDNIGHT SKY is the new George Clooney starring and directed sci-fi futuristic dystopian film based on the novel ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Gilbert's Top 10 Films of 2020

TOP  FILMS 2020 These are my BEST films seen during 2020 - those that are released for VOD, streaming or in virtual cinemas if not unphysical theatres. AMMONITE (UK/Australia/USA 2020) ***** To... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Gilbert's BEST 3 Canadian Christmas Movies

THE BEST 3 CANADIAN CHRISTMAS FILMS of all time in my humble opinion. The BEST 3 Canadian Christmas films (in my humble opinion) are capsuled reviewed below.  I have seen each of these a number ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jan 8 , 2021)

FILM REVIEWS:   I BLAME SOCIETY (USA 2020) *** Directed by Gillian Wallace Horvat The film begins with Gillian, a wannabe filmmaker interviewing her best friend Chase with a proposition.&nb... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 18, 2020)

The Christmas films are reviewed this week.  Not as elaborate as last year ,due of course to Covid-19, byut there are gems to be sought.  Watch for ANOTHER ROUND fron Denmark and the documen... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 11, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS:   BEYOND THE WOODS (Canada 2019) ***1/2 Directed by Brayden DeMorest-Purdy Directed by Brayden DeMorest-Purdy which he co-wrote with Steven Roberts, BEYOND THE WOODS is a sat... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Dec 4th, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS: 76 DAYS (USA 2020) ** Directed by Hao Wu, Wei Xichen and Anonymous To the credit of the directors, 76 DAYS  is the first documentary on Covid-19.  It is directed by New Y... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 27, 2020)

BLACK BEAUTY (USA/UK/Germany/South Africa/France 2020) *** Directed by Ashley Avis The title BLACK BEAUTY is immediately recognizable from one of the best selling books of all time, Black Beauty b... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 20, 2020)

It is not December yet and there are 4 Christmas movies opening this week.  COLLECTIVE, a thriller doc is the best film (from Romania) opening this week.  All the reviews indicate at the end... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

DOC NYC 2020 Film Review of BARE

DOC NYC 2020 Coverage:  Film: BARE The site will not be covering the DOC NYC 2020 this year.  However, one film will be mentioned and reviewed. DOC NYC 2020 Film Festival (Special Review) ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Cinefranco 2020

Cinefranco 2020 Cinéfranco 23rd annual festival of International and Canadian Francophone cinema will be held online from Friday, November 20 – Saturday, November 28 with 17 features, 2 shorts progra... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 13, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS: AMMONITE (UK/Australia/USA 2020) Top 10 ***** Directed by Francis Lee The setting of AMMONITE (predator shell creatures now extinct) is set in 1840s England.   Acclaimed, self... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Reel Asian Film Festival 2020

Capsule Reviews of Select Films:   DUST AND ASHES (South Korea 2019) *** Directed by: Park Hee-kwon Nothing much appears to be happening in this extremely slow burn of a movie, likely the s... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 30, 2020)

A quieter week for new movies opening with only a small handful.  New Canadian horror movies make their debut with the BLOOD IN THE SNOW film fsetival that begins this week.  Check separate ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Nov 6, 2020)

Please note: Not al the reviews are publsihed on the publsihing date of the article.   A few reviews are added on from that date.  Embrgo dates for the reviews as reqested by the film ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Blood in the Snow (BiTS) Film Festival 2020

BLOOD IN THE SNOW (2020) Film Festival The Blood in the Snow Film Festival is a unique and imaginative showcase of contemporary Canadian horror, genre and underground cinema that exists to challenge ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 23, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS:   BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S LETTER TO YOU (USA 2020) *** Directed by Thom Zimny As the title BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S LETTER TO YOU implies, the singer/songwriter speaks to the audience ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Special Review: THE RIGHT STUFF (Disney+ TV series)

THE RIGHT STUFF (TV Series/Film - 8 Episodes)(USA 2020) *** Directed by (Various Directors)   THE RIGHT STUFF is a Warner Bros. TV production series that premieres on Disney+ beginning October... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 16, 2020)

A big week for documentaries, there a total of 5, four excellent ones to choose from.  If you can bear to watch another film on Trump's mishandling of his adminstration, then watch TOTALLY UNDER ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Festival du Nouveau Cinema 2020 (Montreal)

FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINEMA 2020 (Montreal) The Festival du nouveau cinéma or FNC (meaning Festival of New Cinema) is an annual independent film festival held in Montrea... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 9, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS:   THE CLEANSING HOUR (USA 2020) ** Directed by Damien LeVeck THE CLEANSING HOUR is a exorcism program devised by an egoistic no-gooder , Max (Ryan Guzman) who only looks out ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Inside Out LGBT 2020 Film Festival (Toronto)

INSIDE OUT 2020 Because of Covid-19, INSIDE OUT the LGBT film festival 2020 will take place largely vitally.  Most of the films can be streamed to ones PC remotely for the price of an admission ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Oct 2, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS:   ASK NO QUESTIONS (Canada 2020) *** Directed by Jason Loftus and Eric Pedicelli  Can anyone ever trust the Chinese Government?  Making a film condemning the Chinese... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

The Best of TIFF 2020

THE BEST OF TIFF 2020 In the Covid-19 year of the Toronto International Film Festival which featured just 50 films instead of the over 300 plus films of the regular year, I have managed to view a to... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 18, 2020)

A hidden gem opnes this week and is availbale on VOD.  A family film, but don't let the label out you off - H IS FOR HAPPINESS.   FILM REVIEWS:   ANTEBELLUM (USA 2020) *** Directed ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 25, 2020)

Two films open this week starring 2-time Oscar nominnee Ricahrd Jenkns - KAJILLIONAIRE and THE LAST SHIFT.  Also, two awe-inspiring docs on what an individual can do to save the world also open -... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Toronto International Film Festival 2020 Capsule Reviews

Toronto International Film Festival 2020 (45th Edition) It is different this year - a real challenge for all.  The 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, takes place Sept... read more..

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