Metro Morning: Canine Comedy Strays Lacks Bite

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber dropped by CBC’s Metro Morning today to give us his take on the latest comedy to hit theatres, Strays. With an A-list voice-over cast, including Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Isla Fisher, and Randall Park, expectations were high but according to Gorber, the canine comedy lacks bite.

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Metro Morning Strays

Strays is in theatres now.



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Metro Morning June 23 Asteroid City

Metro Morning: Wes Anderson returns with Asteroid City

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber dropped by CBC’s Metro Morning yesterday to give us his take on the latest from filmmaker Wes Anderson, Asteroid City. With an A-list cast and the director’s trademark quirk in full view, where does the science-fiction dramedy fit within his canon of movies? Is it more Royal Tenenbaums or Isle of Dogs? Find out below…and check out Jason Gorber’s review of the film from Cannes 2023.

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Metro Morning June 23 Asteroid City

Asteroid City is in theatres now.

Catch different takes on the new Anderson entry from That Shelf’s Pat Mullen and Marko Djurdjic too.



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Transformers Rise of the Beasts Metro Morning June 9

Metro Morning: Transformers returns with Rise of the Beasts

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber dropped by CBC’s Metro Morning yesterday to give us his take on the latest chapter of the Transformers saga, Rise of the Beasts. Find out where it sits among its cinematic predecessors!

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Metro Morning June 9 Transformers Rise of the Beasts

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is in theatres now. Check out Victor Stiff’s review.



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The Little Mermaid

Metro Morning: The Little Mermaid & A Cannes Wrap

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber called into CBC’s Metro Morning last Friday to give us his take on Disney’s The Little Mermaid live-action remake, plus a rundown of the best that this year’s Cannes Film Festival had to offer.

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Metro Morning May 26

The 76th annual Cannes Film Festival ran from May 17 to 26. Head here for all our coverage.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is in theatres now.

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Metro Morning: All About Cannes 2023

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber called into CBC’s Metro Morning from the Côte d’Azur yesterday to talk about this year’s Cannes Film Festival. With Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon making their debuts, there’s lots to get excited about. There’s even a Canadian film set to make a big splash…

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Metro Morning May 19 Cannes

The 76th annual Cannes Film Festival runs from May 17 to 26. Head here for all our coverage.



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BlackBerry

Metro Morning Movie Recommendations: May 12

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber stopped by CBC’s Metro Morning today to talk about home-grown hit flick, BlackBerry. Directed by Matt Johnson, the film follows the creation of the first smartphone and the subsequent fall of the company behind it. Starring Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton, Cary Elwes, and Johnson himself, the film premiered to raves as part of Berlinale earlier this year.

BlackBerry is in theatres now.

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Metro Morning May 12 Blackberry

Head here for Jason’s BlackBerry review and an interview with star Baruchel!

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Metro Morning April 14 How to Blow Up a Pipeline

Metro Morning Movie Recommendations: April 14

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber stopped by CBC’s Metro Morning yesterday to discuss the release of the climate action thriller, How to Blow Up a Pipeline. Directed by Daniel Goldhaber and based on the book by Andreas Malm, it premiered to raves as part of TIFF 2022’s Platform Prize program. It arrived in theatres last Friday.

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Metro Morning APril 14

Head here for Pat Mullen’s review of the 2022 TIFF Platform line-up.



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Metro Morning March 31 Dungeons and Dragons Honor Among Thieves

Metro Morning Movie Recommendations: March 31

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber stopped by CBC’s Metro Morning today to discuss the long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Dungeons & Dragons, Honor Among Thieves. Starring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, and Hugh Grant, the fantasy adventure exceeds all expectations and is far more fun than it really has any right to be.

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Metro Morning March 31 interview Jason Gorber

Head here for Mel Valentin’s Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves review.



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Willem Dafoe in Inside

Metro Morning Movie Recommendations: March 17

That Shelf Chief Film Critic Jason Gorber stopped by CBC’s Metro Morning today to discuss Vasilis Katsoupis’ new thriller, Inside. The film focuses on an art thief, portrayed by Willem Dafoe, who gets trapped inside the stark apartment he’s attempting to rob. As time passes, he descends further and further into madness – leaving audiences to wonder what’s real and what’s not.

The indie film opens in select theatres today.

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Metro Morning March 17

Head here for Rachel West’s Inside review.

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