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  • In the Valley of Elah

    In the Valley of Elah

    ★★½

    Scavenger Hunt 54
    Movie 15/30
    Task 8: Watch a movie about someone living with PTSD.

    Tommy Lee Jones shines in this otherwise mediocre movie. The investigation is kind of standard and the characters aren’t the best, but the movie shines when Jones is trying to act tough, but can visibly see that he is in pain. I don’t have much to say other than that.

  • The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch

    Scavenger Hunt 54
    Movie 14/30
    Task 5: Watch a movie where the protagonist had a bad relationship with their father.


    The perfect word to describe this movie is: illogical. The plot made little sense, with a non-linear story that feels like it's being smarter than it actually is. The characters make silly decisions that I don't think they would make. The acting is all over the place, with most of it leaning to the bad side. The young and grown…

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  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt 54
    Movie 13/30
    Task 17: Watch a movie where the main character goes on a self-discovery journey.

    Honestly, I wanted an excuse to watch this movie and fit it in my list, so it fits perfectly, but just wanted to add that before I began.

    Honestly, I don’t even know where to begin. This is my favourite movie of all and I think everything about it is perfect. I think all the acting is perfect; the cinematography is…

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    ★★★★★

    I mean, the battle for Helm’s Deep is just one of the coolest set pieces ever made. The adventure continues in this movie and it just gets better. The characters feel more defined and the story feels more pure. I just love this world and movie universe. I can’t wait for the tv show!