Cinema Sundays

With Cinema Sundays we visit floors in the new Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre and show movies that touch on mental health, substance use, or general entertainment.

Here is a list of the movies we have shown (with reviews) and upcoming movies.

May 2018:  Tangerine

Fresh out of a stint in jail, transgender prostitute Sin-Dee and her pal Alexandra hit the crazy streets of LA to get revenge on her fickle pimp.

Starring: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian.

Floor 8 – Sunday, May 6, 2018 – 2 pm
Floor 7 – Sunday, May 13, 2018 – 2 pm
Floor 6 – Sunday, May 20, 2018 – 2 pm
Floor 5 – Sunday, May 27, 2018 – 2 pm

 


April 2018:  Ghost in the Shell

Saved from dead and resurrected as a cyborg, Major Kusanagi heads a task force hunting down cybercriminals.  But one hacker has far more grandiose plans.

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt & Juliette Binoche.

 

 

Viewer feedback:

  • “I really liked the story.”
  • “I remember seeing the original anime version, but that was a long time ago. It’s cool that they remade it”.
  • “It was entertaining but not Oscar worthy.”
  • “That was awesome!”
  • “I was scared. I had to leave when the violence started.”
  • “That was intense!”
  • “I enjoyed it.”
  • “Scarlett Johansson was really good in it.”
  • “I saw the movie last week on another floor. I enjoyed watching it a second time.”
  • “This movie is based on a Japanese Anime movie. It’s a remake.”
  • “The original Anime movie is much more complex.”
  • “Thanks for showing us the movie. When’s the next one going to be?”

March 2018:  Win it All

After losing $50,000 that wasn’t his, gambling addict Eddie starts to rebuild his life.  But an unwelcome surprise pushes him toward his old ways.

Starring: Jake Johnson, Aislinn Derbez, Joe Lo Truglio.

 

 

 

Viewer feedback:

  • “I thought the movie was good but I think it would be kind of triggering for a person with a gambling addiction.”
  • “3.5 stars out of 5”.
  • “The movie kind of made me want to gamble”.
  • “I was kind of biting my nails the whole way through”.
  • “Really good acting!”.
  • “I didn’t find the happy ending to be very realistic. It felt kind of rushed”.

February 2018:  A Street Cat Named Bob

When he adopts a stray ginger cat (who gets named ‘Bob’) and includes it in his street performance act, a recovering drug addict finds his life and career transformed.

This movie tells the adapted life story of James Bowen and Bob.  With the real cat in the title role!

Starring: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head.

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