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.
- “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.
- “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.