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Posts from the ‘Film’ category

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Codename: Get Oscar

The Imitation Game is a clear bid to clean up at the Academy Awards. But don’t let that put you off. It’s a gripping and solid account of one of WWII’s most remarkable events.

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Creepy like a fox

Foxcatcher, Bennett Miller’s follow-up to Moneyball, is a searing, thinking-person’s wrestling movie headed by a creepily-effective performance from Steve Carell.

The power of music allows Duchesneau to persevere through her struggle with cancer

Singing to survive

In the Key of Claire is the story of MUHC social worker Claire Duchesneau, who has become the surrogate aunt to many refugees and asylees from Burundi and Rwanda.