The Watchlist

Thursdays at 10:30pm

Evan Arppe & Brigitte Truong provide an exclusive look at the week’s major theatrical releases in a fun and irreverent half hour. With in-depth looks at what’s new in the biz, interviews with film makers, and reviews of the hottest releases, you’ll stay in the know at 24 frames per second.

New Releases

November 21st

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, and more!

Watch all of the trailers right here!

New Trailer

Fifty Shades of Grey

The latest look at the sultry book adaptation hitting theatres in February.



Jon Stewart has a modest directorial debut with Rosewater.


Reel Asian Film Festival

Find out what highlights this year's festival lineup, which runs from November 6-16.


Big Hero 6

In Big Hero 6, Disney Animation's inflated superhero is filled with more than hot air.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is the third…
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The Homesman The Homesman

The Homesman is a western based on the novel by Glendon…
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Low Down Low Down

Low Down is a biopic directed by Jeff Preiss, based…
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Dumb and Dumber To Dumb and Dumber To

Dumb and Dumber To is the sequel to 1994’s Dumb and…
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Rosewater Rosewater

Rosewater is a drama, based on the book Then They Came…
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Beyond the Lights Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights is a romantic drama written and directed…
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Rosewater Review
Review // Rosewater

In 2009 The Daily Show‘s Jason Jones travelled to Iran…
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Theory of Everything Review
Review // The Theory of Everything

Stephen Hawking may be the most recognizable scientist in the…
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Big Hero 6 Review
Review // Big Hero 6

With last year’s Frozen Disney reminded us that they can…
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Nightcrawler Review
Review // Nightcrawler

Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler is the film Jake Gyllenhaal has been…
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Gayle Forman
Exclusive // Gayle Forman

Gayle Forman is the New York Times-bestselling author of novels…
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Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer
Trailer // Fifty Shades of Grey

A “new” trailer for next year’s Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation hit…
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Reel Asian 2014 Red Carpet
Exclusive // Reel Asian Film Festival Red Carpet

The Reel Asian Film Festival, which features contemporary Asian films…
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Kung Fu Elliot
Exclusive // Kung Fu Elliot

Elliot “White Lightning” Scott wants to be Canada’s first action…
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Brigitte Truong

Brigitte Truong is a Toronto-born television host and reporter, making her mark on a variety of North America outlets. She made her on-air debut in 2009 as a VJ on Movieola – The Short Film Channel. Since then, Brigitte has turned her journalistic eye to the film industry interviewing such notable figures as Jackie Chan, Alan Thicke and Catherine O’Hara. Brigitte is thrilled at the opportunity to combine her passion for film and news every week on The Watchlist.

Evan Arppe

Evan Arppe is a writer and television host originally from St. Thomas Ontario. In 2008 he earned a degree in Film and Media Studies from Queen’s University, and has continued studying and writing about film ever since. A seasoned host Evan cut his teeth on Movieola – The Short Film Channel, moving on to anchor a morning show on Metro 14 Montreal. In addition to The Watchlist he can be seen performing comedy on stages in and around Toronto.