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Movie Reviews Archive

2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 48 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Movie Reviews
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..

Movie Reviews
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)

FILM REVIEWS:   THE ARTIST’S WIFE (USA 2018) *** Directed by Tom Dobly In the recent film HOPE GAP, the Bill Nighy character finally has had enough after more than a decade of marriage an... 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..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

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

FILM REVIEWS:   THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY (USA/Canada 2019) * Directed by Natalie Krinsky The Broken Hearts Gallery in this film is an art gallery comprising of artifacts left behind from f... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

FILM REVIEWS:   FEELS GOOD MAN (USA 2020) *** Directed by Arthur Jones Have you heard of Pepe the Frog?  You would have if you are an ardent internet user or a kid watching cartoons or... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

The big fims are opening now in cinemas as the Covid-19 restrictions are easing.  TENET, THE NEW MUTANTS and the new BILL AND TED film make their debut this week.   FILM REVIEWS: BILL &am... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah

Afrofuturism: Visions of the Future

Free special event this Friday August 21-  Afrofuturism: Visions of the Future from "The Other" Side. Film writer and programmer Carolyn Mauricette takes us back to the future through ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

Two fims make their debut, THE PREY and THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN on Disney+. FILM REVIEWS: THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN (USA 2020) ** Directed by Thea Sharrock The Disney+ straight to streaming feature a... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

Fantasia Film Festival 2020 (Montreal)

FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2020 (by Gilbert Seah) This year the Montreal based FANTASIA Film Festival takes on a virtual edition.  But the films are no less interesting.  Fantasia started off ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

This Week's Film Reviews (Aug 14, 2020)

For reviews of any desired films, type in the film title in the SEARCH box on the left of the site's front page. FILM REVIEWS:   BLACK WATER: ABYSS (Australia 2020) **1/2 Directed byAndrew Tr... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

FILM REVIEWS:   THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY (UK/Italy 2019) **  Directed by Giuseppe Capotondi An odd title, THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY - what does it mean?  Nothing, says the lead charac... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

FILM REVIEWS:   THE CUBAN (Canada 2018) * Directed by Sergio Navarretta   The film about a frontline worker, Mina (Ana Golja) connecting with a dementia patient in a nursing home is es... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

FILM REVIEWS:   ASH (Canada 2019) ** Directed by Andrew Huculiak Wildfires make headlines every year.  Australia, the United States and Canada have all experienced the worst in uncontr... read more..

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Gilbert Seah

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

FILM REVIEWS:   FATHER SOLDIER SON (USA 2020) **** Directed by Catrin Einhorn and Leslye Davis FATHER SOLDIER SON is a gruesome often difficult-to-watch earnest sensitively made documentar... read more..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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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