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    ‘The Snowtown Murders’ has no qualms wallowing in dread

    The Snowtown Murders Directed by Justin Kurzel Written by Shaun Grant Australia, 2011 Snowtown possesses a constant bleak and dreary atmosphere that uniquely cloaks the characters that inhabit the film. Although the film tells the true story of Australia’s most notorious serial killer, it’s a film less about the how and why of the killings, and […] More

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    2012: The Best Movies of February

    Every thirty days, I like to post a list of my favorite films I’ve recently watched. Here are the best films I’ve seen throughout the month of September. This list is based on movies theatrically released here in Canada, and I do not include what I have seen at film festivals. **** 1: The Turin […] More

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    2012′s Great Movie Moments: February

    At the end of each month, the Sound On Sight staff will band together to write an article about their favourite scenes in films released. Here are our favourite scenes from the month of February. **** A Separation – Opening scene A Separation opens with a simple but wonderful stationary shot that quickly sets everything […] More

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    ‘The Snowtown Murders’, a strong directorial debut, showing great promise for a first time filmmaker

    The Snowtown Murders Directed by Justin Kurzel Screenplay by Shaun Grant 2011, Australia First-time director Justin Kurzel and screenwriter Shaun Grant, using pointers from the books The Snowtown Murders and Killing for Pleasure, tell the story of John Bunting, Australia’s most notorious serial killer, whose modus operandi led to his 1990s killing spree – dubbed […] More