Norman Wilner

Critic

Canada

Norman Wilner is the senior film writer for "NOW" Magazine. He also writes on film and DVD for Sympatico/MSN, and blogs at www.wilnervision.com. He lives in Toronto. His byline has appeared in Cinema Scope, Montage, Marquee and even The Hollywood Reporter that one time. In 2008, he was elected secretary and vice-president of the Toronto Film Critics Association; in 2009, he was a member of the features jury for Canada's Top Ten. A member of the international film critics' organization FIPRESCI, he's sat on festival juries in Toronto, Montreal, London, Vienna and Palm Springs.

Five Fingers for Marseilles

Date: 09 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
6.0 Rating
“A South African spaghetti Western” sounds like a weird pitch, but within the first few minutes of Matthews’s first feature it all snaps into place. Five Fingers For Marseilles is the story of a handful of gunslingers trying to liberate a small town under the thumb of a ruthless criminal. The town is called Railway, a one-horse nothing above the Eastern Cape city of Marseilles. And the twist is that the story takes place in the present d ...