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Movie Reviews Archive

2022

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 56 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
44

This Week's Film Reviews ( Dec 16, 2022)

HIGH HEAT (USA 2022)  Directed by Zach Golden   Review embaargoed:  Lifted Dec 12. HIGH HEAT opens in theatres and on demand and VOD December the 16th. Trailre: ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
169

This Week's Film Reviews ( Dec 2, 2022)

  ALL THE BEAUTY AND BLOODSHED (USA 2022) ***1/2 Directed by Laura Poitras In the 1980's, Nan Goldin's arresting images in THE BALLAD OF SEXUAL DEPENDENCY transformed the worlds of both cin read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
106

This Week's Film Reviews ( Dec 9, 2022)

ALIENOID (South Korea 2022) ***Directed by Choi Dong-hoon ALIENOD (Alien+Human) is a 2022 South Korean science fantasy action film directed by Choi Dong-hoon, starring ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
140

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

BONES AND ALL (USA/Italy 2022) *** Directed by Luca Guadagnino   Hot on the heels of director Guadagnino’s SALVATORE: SHOEMAKER OF DREAMS, a delightful documentary that is pleasant and easy t... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
188

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

BAD AXE (USA 2022) ***Directed byDavid Siev   BAD AXE is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Huron County in the ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
216

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

FILM REVIEWS:   BANTÚ MAMA (Dominican Republic 2021) *** Directed by Ivan Herrera   In BANTÚ MAMA, a French woman of African descent manages to escape after being arrested in the Domin... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
108

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

FILM REVIEWS:  ALL JACKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS (USA 2022) *** Directed by Alex Phillips   ALL AJCKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS may be described as a gay love story between two men who wish ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
306

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

Two Hollywood blockbusters open today.  BLACK ADAM is plain awful while TICKET TO PARADISE is barely wathable.  Then there is the ok black drama TILL abut a mother's fight for justice for he... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
220

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

FILM REVIEWS: THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Ireland /UK/USA 2022) ***** Top 10 Directed by Martin McDonagh Set in 1923 on the fictional island of Inisherin, just off Ireland’s west coast, the film... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
208

This Week's Film Reviews ( Oct 14, 2022)

There are quite a number of scary films on the radar in time for Halloween including the latest HALLOWEEN ENDS which opens this week (not reviewed as this reviewer was sick with the flu during the pre... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
216

This Week's Film Reviews ( Oct 7, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:     AMSTERDAM (USA 2022) ***1/2 Directed by David O Russell It has been a while, in fact since 2015 that David O Russell graced cinema goers with his films. &nbs... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
138

Fantastic Fest 2022

The FANTASTIC FEST 2022   The fantastic Fest film festival is currently running from September the 22nd in Austin, Texas.  Founded in 2002, it is a little Texas Film Festival that showcas... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
230

TOP 10 Films and Prize Winners at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival

TOP 10 Films and Prize Winners at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival   As the 2022 festival comes to an end, the time of an overall evaluation seems to be the main practice. Two i... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
221

This Week's Film Reviews ( Sep 23, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   223 WICK (USA 2022) **Directed by Sergio Myers   Director Sergio Myers sets up the stage for his religious supernatural thriller 223 WICK at the start with the introduct... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
177

This Week's Film Reviews (Sep 9, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS: SPEAK NO EVIL (GAESTERNE) (Netherlands/Denmark 2022) ***1/2 Directed by Christian Tafdrup   Review emabrgoed Sep 6th Tuesday.  Film opens the 9th Trailer:  &... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
513

Toronto International Film Festival 2022 Capsule Reviews

  The 2022 Toronto International Film Festival runs from the 8th to the 18th of September and returns with in person screenings as well as digial screenings for the public.  Below are capsu read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
173

This Week's Film Reviews ( Sep 16, 2022)

Two black films open this week.   FILM REVIEWS:     THE SILENT TWINS (UK/Poland 2022) ***Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska   After the press screening of THE SILENT TWINS, I... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
360

This Week's Film Reviews ( Sep 30 2022)

FILM REVIEWS: ACID TEST (USA 2021) ***Directed by Jenny Waldo   In one scene in the film set during a Chemistry class,  Jenny (Juliana Destefano) learns that in order to test w... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
215

This Week's Film Reviews ( Aug 26, 2022)

(audio)(/audio) FILM REVIEWS   ADIEU GODARD (India/France 2021) ***Directed by Amartya Bhattacharyya   Jean-Luc Godard of the nouveau vague (New Wave) is the French director of classic read more..

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Gilbert Seah
225

This Week's Film Reviews ( Aug 19, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS:   BEAST (USA 2022) *** Directed by Baltasar Kormákur   Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur (101 REYKJAVIK) directs British star Idris Elba in an action thriller where an ... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
335

This Week's Film Reviews ( Sep 2, 2022)

FILM REVIEWS: HONK FOR JESUS: SAVE YOUR SOUL (USA 2021) *** Directed by Adamma Ebo HONK FOR JESUS; SAVE YOUR SOUL is a satirical comedy starring Regina Hall as Trinitie Childs - the proud first... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
249

This Week's Film Reviews ( Aug 5, 2022)

Slow week for new releases.  The bigone opening is BULLET TRAIN.   FILM REVIEWS:   BUBA (Germany 2021) ** Directed by Arne Feldhusen   BUBA is the story of a small-time cro... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
394

This Week's Film Reviews ( Aug 12, 2022)

Two sexy camp films open this week - GIRL PICTURE and BODIES BODIES BODIES.   FILM REVIEWS:   BANK ROBBERS: THE LAST GREAT HEIST  (Los Ladrones: La verdadera historia del robo del ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
382

This Week's Film Reviews ( Jul 22, 2021)

ALONE TOGETHER (USA 2022) **Directed by Katie Holmes Review embargoed  July 18th ALONE TOGETHER is a romantic drama about two individuals who are alone together as a direct result of t... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
335

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

Three must-sees open this week.  Have a great week at the movies beginning with ALI & AVA; then MY OLD SCHOOL and VENGEANCE.   FILM REVIEWS:   ALI & AVA (UK 2021) ***** Top ... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
526

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

FILM REVIEWS:   GIRLS TO BUY (Poland 2021) ***Directed by Maria Sadowska   The question at the start of the film as a bevy of beautiful girls walk down the airport hallway is how much w... read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
333

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

FILM REVIEWS:   APPLES (Greece 2020) ** Directed by Christos Nikou   Director Christos Nikou worked as the assistant director on Yorgos Lanthimos’s absurdist surreal comedy DOGTOOTH in... read more..

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Gilbert Seah
484

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

  FILM REVIEWS:   BLASTED (Norway 2022) **1/2 Directed by Martin Sofiedal   BLASTED is a Norwegian sci-fi alien film, perhaps the first shown in North America. The premise is a b read more..

Movie Reviews
Gilbert Seah
406

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
270

LAVAZZA Inclucity Film Festival 2021 [Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF)]

The Lavazza Inclucity Film Festival is part of the ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival).  The venue is Toronto's Distillery District where one will watch the films under the stars while seat... read more..

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