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

September 19

This Is Where I Leave You, The Maze Runner, A Walk Among the Tombstones, and more!

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Damien Chazelle directs a stellar duo in this sizzling jazz drama.


Maps to the Stars

David Cronenberg spears the Hollywood lifestyle in his new dark comedy.


Sturla Gunnarsson

Canadian director Sturla Gunnarsson talks to Evan about his new documentary Monsoon.


Albert Shin

Director Albert Shin talks to us about his film In Her Place, playing in the Discovery programme at TIFF.

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love is strange Love is Strange

After an impressive festival run, Love is Strange finally makes it…
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This Is Where I Leave You This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You is a dramatic comedy…
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The Maze Runner The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner is a young adult science fiction film…
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A Walk Among the Tombstones A Walk Among The Tombstones

A Walk Among the Tombstones is a crime drama directed…
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Dr. Cabbie Dr. Cabbie

Dr. Cabbie is a Indian-Canadian comedy film directed by Jean-François Pouliot….
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The Drop The Drop

The Drop is a crime thriller based on a short…
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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Review
Review // Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to…
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Yves Saint Laurent Review
Review // Yves Saint Laurent

Even a fashion layman like myself has heard the name…
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The Hundred-Foot Journey
Review // The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a film passed down from the…
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Get On Up
Review // Get On Up

Get On Up, the biopic of James Brown will have…
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In the Crosswind
TIFF 2014 // In The Crosswind

In the Crosswind is a historical drama and the first feature…
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Life in a Fishbowl
TIFF 2014 // Life in a Fishbowl

Life in a Fishbowl is an Icelandic drama directed by Baldvin…
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Songs She Wrote About People She Knows
TIFF 2014 // Songs She Wrote About People She Knows

Songs She Wrote About People She Knows is a musical…
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Whiplash Review from TIFF
TIFF 2014 Review // Whiplash

Damien Chazelle’s second feature film blew away the Sundance crowds…
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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.