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Movie Reviews Archive

2022

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 29 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
67

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jul 1, 2022)

  FILM REVIEWS:     HIT THE ROAD (Iran 2021) *** Directed by Panah Panahi HIT THE ROAD is an Iranian film that arrives with accolades after winning Best Film at the London Film read more..

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Gilbert Seah
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This Week's Film Reviews ( Jun 24, 2021)

Two big films THE BLACK PHONE and ELVIS open this week.   FILM REVIEWS: THE BLACK PHONE (USA 2021) ****Directed by Scott Derrickson   THE BLACK PHONE is the new 2021 American supernatu... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
67

LAVAZZA Drive-In Film Festival 2021 [Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF)]

Capsule Reviews of Selected Films:     DRINKWATER (Canada 2021) *** Directed by Stephen Campanelli   If there is any film that achieves the ‘honour’ of having the largest nu... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
138

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jun 17, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   BLOWBACK (USA 2022) **Directed by Tibor Takács   BLOWBACK is a low budget action thriller made on a modest budget with no big name stars.  Stars like Bruce Wil... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
97

ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2022)

ICFF Film Festival : Capsule Reviews of Selected films:     ENNIO (The Glance of Music) (Italy et al, 2021) **** Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore   In ENNIO, Giuseppe Tornatore read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
161

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jun 10, 2022)

   Best film openign this week is the intriguiging and original French drama/thriller MADELEINE COLLINS.  The mystery will keep you guessing from start to finsh.  Netflix's HUSTLE read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
170

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jun 3, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   A CHIARA (Italy/France 2021) *** Directed by Jonas Carpignano   A CHIARA follows the happenings of young, 15-year old daughter Chiara (Swamy Rotolo) after her father ab... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
220

This Week's Film Reviews ( May 20, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   BOX OF RAIN (USA 2021) ***Directed by Lonnie Frazier   BOX OF RAIN is a very personal film centred on a woman’s past experience with one of the most adored bands of th... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
189

Series Review: Kids in the Hall

KIDS IN THE HALL (Canada 2022) ****Amazon Prime New Series Indeed it is time to celebrate.  The KIDS IN THE HALL are back. The iconic Canadian comedy troupe—Dave Foley, Bruce McCullo... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
234

This Week's Film Reviews ( May 27, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   BENEDICTION (UK 2021) **** Directed by Terence Davies   Those who enjoyed A LONG DAY CLOSES and DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES will be pleased to be entertained with more o... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
197

This Week's Film Reviews ( May 13, 2022)

  FILM REVIEWS:   THE INNOCENTS (Norway/Sweden/Denmark/Finland/France/UK 2021) ***** Top 10 Directed by Eskil Vogt The child’s world can be filled with wonder, astonishment and curio read more..

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Gilbert Seah
215

This Week's Film Reviews ( May 6, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS (USA 2022)  Directed by Sam Raimi     DOCTOR STRANGE is one of the lesser known Marvel characters than Spider-Man,... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
271

This Week's Film Reviews ( Apr 29, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   THE AVIARY (USA 2021) *** Directed by Chris Cullari & Jennifer Raite   Films on cults have always made intriguing entertainment.  From films like Michael Bay’s 2... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
269

This Week's Film Reviews ( Apr 22, 2022)

THE BAD GUYS (USA 2022) ***1/2 Directed by Pierre Perifel   THE BAD GUYS is a 2022 American computer-animated crime comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
315

Hot Docs 2022

HOT DOCS 2022 Hot Docs is here again, this year available both within theatre screenings and streaming platforms.  Docs are educational and informative, always showing audiences that the... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
240

This Week's Film Reviews ( Apr 15, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS ALL MY PUNY SORROWS (Canada 2021) ***1/2Directed by Patrick McGowan   ALL MY PUNY SORROWS added up might mean so much to oneself that suicide might be the best option to take.&nb... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
340

This Week's Film Reviews ( Apr 8, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   AGENT GAME (USA 2022) ** Directed by Grant S. Johnson   AGENT GAME, directed by Grant S. Johnson and written by Mike Langer and Tyler W. Konney, is a spy thriller actio... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
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This Week's Film Reviews ( Apr 1, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   100UP (Netherlands 2020) ***Directed by Heddy Honigmann   100UP is not to be confused with the Michael Apted documentary series 7 UP, 14 Up, 28 UP and 56 UP which follow ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
265

This Week's Film Reviews ( Mar 25, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   FAMILY SQUARES (USA 2022) **Directed by Stephanie Laing   Directed and co-written by Stephanie Laing with Brad Morris, FAMILY SQUARES is a film made during the Pandemic ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
462

This Week's Film Reviews ( Mar 18, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS   DEEP WATER (USA 2022) *** Directed by Adrian Lyne   There are two good reasons to watch the new psychological thriller premiering this week on Amazon Prime.  O... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
443

This Week's Film Reviews ( Mar 11, 2022)

AFTER YANG (USA 2021) ***Directed by Kokonada   Colin Farrell has been carefully selecting his acting roles of late and he has been quite successful.  After starring in two art films... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
316

This Week's Film Reviews ( Mar 4th, 2022)

THE BATMAN (USA 2022)  Directed by Matt Reeves   Writer/director Matt Reeves has hard shoes to fill.   The previous BATMAN films (DARK KNIGHT, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) have had critic... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
210

2022 Oscar Nominated Shorts (Reviewed)

Article to be updated as more shorts are seen.   OSCAR SHORTS 2022   One of the best delights each year is the Oscar Nominated Shorts program.  These come in 3 categories: Animation... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
361

This Week's Film Reviews ( Feb 18, 2022)

A BANQUET (UK 2021) *** Directed by Ruth Paxton   A BANQUET is a strong female picture with female mother and daughter as lead characters and a strong female director (Scottish) though written... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
469

This Week's Film Reviews (Feb 25, 2022)

THE AUTOMAT (USA 2021) ***Directed by Lina Hurwitz   The automat, the film claims, is a staple for New York and demonstrates the democracy of the U.S.  These are statements difficult... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
317

This Week's Film Reviews ( Feb 11, 2022)

BigBug (France 2022) ** Directed Jean-Pierre Jeunet French director Jeunet, the director of weird comedic hits like DELICATESSEN, AMELIE and THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN has got another latest in read more..

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Gilbert Seah
330

This Week's Film Reviews (Feb 4, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   A COPS AND ROBBERS STORY (USA 2020) *** Directed by Ilinca Calugareanu Non-Americans might not be familiar with the name, Corey Pegues, a Queens New York native, is a retir... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
408

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jan 21, 2022)

A HERO (Iran 2021) ***1/2 Directed by Asghar Farhadi   A minor hit at Cannes this year (the film won the Cannes Grand Prix) but not as good as his previous films, Iranian director (who so far... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
304

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jan 28, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   THE 355 (USA 2021) *** Directed by Simon Kinberg The 355 is the code name of a female secret agent that comes up near the end of the film entitled THE 355.   THE 355 i... read more..

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