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Movie Reviews Archive

2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 33 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

The ICFF Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival July 2020

The ICFF Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival July 2020 The ICFF (International Contemporary Film Festival) takes on a different format this month of July as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.  It is... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jul 10, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS:   ENTER THE FAT DRAGON (Hong Kong 2020) ***1/2 Directed by Kenji Tanigaki   The ENTER THE FAT DRAGON title comes from the Bruce Lee 1972 movie ENTER THE DRAGON directed by... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (July 3, 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 Governm... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

List of Some of the Films selected at TIFF 2020

TIFF is thrilled to announce that to date, Ammonite, directed by Francis Lee (United Kingdom); Another Round, from director Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark); Bruised, the debut film from d read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Welcome to TIFF 2020

What will TIFF 2020 look like?   Click on link below.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5RxiL6CwlQ&feature=youtu.be     ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (June 26, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS: HAMMER (Canada 2019) *** Directed by Christian Sparkes The second feature of Newfoundland’s Christian Sparkes after his impressive 2014 debut CAST NO SHADOW shows the director in so... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

With cinemas still closed in most parts of Canada, new films can still be found on digital and similar platforms, virtual theatres and streaming services.  Below are the new films released this w... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (June 12, 2020)

With cinemas still closed in most parts of Canada, new films can still be found on digital and similar platforms, virtual theatres and streaming services.  Below are the new films released this w... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jun 5, 2020)

These are the new films opening on different digital platforms.  The end of the reviesw indicates how the films can be watched.   FILM REVIEWS:   JUDY & PUNCH (Australia 2019) *... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 29, 2020)

As cinemas remain closed, new releases are still available to be streamed at home or in virtula theatres.  3 new openings make their debit this week, as the films are reviewed below.   FIL... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 22, 2020)

Most of the film reviewed below are recently (see dates below each review) available on digital and on-demand platforms.   FILM REVIEWS:   THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF (Norway 2020) *** Dir... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Hot Docs 2020

HOT DOCS (Virtual 2020)  (article with be updated with intro and more capsule reviews) ALL THAT I AM (Alt det jeg er)(Norway 2020) *** Directed by Tone Grøttjord-Glenne Emilie is a young18-... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 15, 2020)

Films currntly opening on VOD and similar streaming platforms, vitrual theatres and of course, Netflix.   Hot Docs 2020 opens May 25th with streaming and VOD.  Watch his site fr capsule re... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 1, 2020)

With all cinema theartres closed, there are still new films released.  The films reviewed every week will include at the end of the review, how the film can be watched out of theatres on differen... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (May 8, 2020)

Films currntly opening on VOD and similar streaming platforms, vitrual theatres and of course, Netflix.   FILM REVIEWS:   BECOMING (USA 2020) *** Directed by  Nadia Hallgren The... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 24, 2020)

With all cinema theartres closed, there are still new films released.  The films reviewed every week will include at the end of the review, how the film can be watched out of theatres on differen... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 17, 2020)

Here are the reviews of the new films opening this week and how you can screen them.....   FILM REVIEWS:   A WHITE, WHITE DAY (HVITUR, HVITUR DAGUR) (Iceland/Sweden/Denmark 2019) **** D... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 10, 2020)

All cinemas are closed.  But there are two new films opening this week.  Both are Netflix originals available right now on Netflix.  If you don't have Netflix, regsiter for a free trial... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Apr 3, 2020)

With all the cinemas closed, thee are still ways to see films.  One is using the Virtual Theatre.  Checkout the review for BACURAU below, whicch tells how you can watch this excellent films.... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

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

All cinemas are closed as of this week.  So, VOD platfrom Films are the way to go.  This week sees the unset dates of otherwise films that were scheduled to be released this week.  Thes... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

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

  THIS week surprisingly has three excellent and highly recommended films opening, that MUST be seen.  They are the Romanian film THE WHISTLERS, the Irish comedy EXTRA ORDINARY. and the dra read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

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

Of all the films opening this week, highly recommended is Ken Loach's latest drama SORRY WE MISSED YOU - one of his best in years!!! FILM REVIEWS: GREED (UK 2019) ** Directed by Michael Winterbotto... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Feb 28, 2020)

  FILM REVIEWS:       BEANPOLE (Russia 2019) **** Directed by Kantemir Balagov BEANPOLE is a harsh but excellent movie set during harsh conditions in Leningrad post war i read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Feb 21, 2020)

Lots of excellent foreign language films now playing.  There is the multiple Oscar Winner PARASITE if you have not already seen it.  Also opening are CORPUS CHRISTI from Poland and BEANPOLE ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Valentine's Week Film Reviews (Feb 14, 2020)

The week right after the Oscars. Tme to see films like 1917, PARASITE, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOOD and the other winners.  A rather slow week in terms of opemin films,excepting DOWNHILL nd SON... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

TIFF Next Wave Film Festival 2020

TIFF NEXT WAVE FILM FESTIVAL 2020  The TIFF Next Wave Film Festival runs February 14–16, promising a jam-packed weekend with the always epic Battle of the Scores and Opening Night Party, In... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Feb 7, 2020)

Gilbert's Picks Hlighly Recommended are 1.   Les Miserables 2.   1917 3.   The Traitor 4.   Oscar Shorts   FILM REVIEWS: THE ASSISTANT (USA 2019) *... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animated/Live-Action/Doc)

OSCAR SHORTS 2020 The Oscar shorts are comprised of three separate programs - animation, live action and documentary.  each is separate admission.    These are a delight to watch wi... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jan 31, 2020)

A few solid films opne this week, among them THE TRAITOR, a hit from Cannes  The Oscar Nominated shorts also open at the TIFF Bell Lghtbox (docs, live-action and animated).  Lots to see! &n... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Jan 24, 2020)

FILM REVIEWS:   COLOR OUT OF SPACE (USA 2019) ***1/2 Directed by Richard Stanley Remember the mediocre horror movie directed by John Frankenheimer THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU in 1996 starring ... read more..

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