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  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt 24 - March 2017
    Task #14: A best picture winner you really want to see, but just haven't gotten around to it.

    As the credits rolled on the critically acclaimed, Academy Award winning
    film Moonlight, I was initially left unsure as to what my thoughts were. As a white heterosexual woman, what can I really say about the struggles of a young, black man who is trying to come to terms with being gay, without it sounding contrived?…

  • Lovesick

    Lovesick

    ★★★

    Scavenger Hunt 24 - March 2017
    Task #2: A film featuring a disease that you had at least once in your life had, or always have had.

    Lovesick tells the tale of Dash (Jacob Tierney), a 33-year-old aspiring painter in Winnipeg, who is struggling to come to terms with his ex and love of his life Lauren (Jessica Pare) becoming engaged to the rather irritating Mark (Jay Baruchel).

    Although predictable in some aspects, as many movies of this genre can…

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  • Sicario

    Sicario

    ★★★★½

    Scavenger Hunt 15 – June ‘16
    Task#8: A film recommended to you by one of your friends

    'You should move to a small town; somewhere the rule of law still exists. You will not survive here. You are not a wolf, and this is a land of wolves now’. Alejandro

    Sicario charts the progress of a group of law enforcement officers from different agencies, all of whom share the objective of pursuing one particular Mexican drug cartel but for very…

  • Cobain: Montage of Heck

    Cobain: Montage of Heck

    ★★★★

    I am torn in two after watching this documentary, which I found captivating and unsettling in equal measure. This is worth watching, but be prepared to maybe have mixed feelings like me!

    This was an incredibly intimate portrait of Kurt Cobain, which allowed us to view him not solely as the front man of Nirvana, but also as a very sensitive man who was equally troubled as he was talented. A man who grew up with a sense of rejection…