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.

Featured Review


The consummate coming-of-age movie, Richard Linklater makes film history with the beautiful, compassionate Boyhood.

New Trailer


Reese Witherspoon tries to find herself on the Pacific Coast Trail.


Snowpiercer, Wish I Was Here, Planes: Fire & Rescue, and Sex Tape.

We watched all of these movies for you. Find out which ones are worth your time!

New Trailer


If dolls freak you out, you may want to avoid the creepy new teaser for this Conjuring spin-off.

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Sex Tape Sex Tape

Sex Tape is a comedy from director Jake Kasdan (Orange…
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Planes: Fire & Rescue Planes: Fire & Rescue

Planes: Fire & Rescue is an animated sequel to 2013′s Planes…
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The Purge: Anarchy The Purge: Anarchy

The Purge: Anarchy is the sequel to 2013′s surprise indie…
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Boyhood Boyhood

Boyhood is a drama from acclaimed director Richard Linklater (The Before…
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Snowpiercer Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer is an English-language adaptation of the French graphic novel…
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Wish I Was Here is a comedic drama written and…
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Wish I Was Here Review
Review // Wish I Was Here

Wish I Was Here is the story of a 30-something…
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Planes: Fire & Rescue Review
Review // Planes: Fire & Rescue

Planes: Fire & Rescue attempts to change the model of Disney’s…
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Boyhood Review
Review // Boyhood

Boyhood is the culmination of a twelve year experiment by…
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Sex Tape Review
Review // Sex Tape

There was a lot of groaning going on in Jake…
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New Trailer // Annabelle

Last year, James Wan’s The Conjuring was a surprise hit at…
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New Trailer // Wild

While he was a pretty well-known director in Canada, Jean-Marc…
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Alexandre O. Philippe
Exclusive // Alexandre O. Philippe

Alexandre O. Philippe has tackled fandom in a galaxy far,…
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Gone Girl Trailer
New Trailer // Gone Girl

The first full length trailer for David Fincher’s Gone Girl adaptation…
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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.