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Also, have a look at the stuff I'm enjoying right now in the films, books and music section.
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THE FINEST HOURS (2016)
Rocky Balboa is acting as a trainer and mentor to the grandson of his fellow boxing alumni, Apollo Creed... READ MORE
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952... READ MORE
GALAXY QUEST (1999):
Director: Dean Parisot
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.... READ MORE
" A wonderful satire on the world of Science Fiction, celebrity, and Hollywood. "
Director: Cy Endfield
Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. Two Lieutenants, Chard of Engineers and Bromhead find that their 140 man contingent in Natal has been isolated by the destruction of the main British Army column and that 4,000 Zulu warriors will descend on them in hours.... READ MORE
" One of my all time favourites. The last great British epic war movie set in the late nineteenth century chronicling the day when British soldiers one more Victoria Crosses for valor than any day before or since. Also Michael Caine's first movie! "
THE THING (1982):
Directors: John Carpenter
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills..... READ MORE
" The John Carpenter version is still the best. It is a master class in terror with no CG!!"
THE KINGDOM (2007):
Director: Peter Berg
A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East..... READ MORE
" I re-watched this recently, and it still blows me away. Peter Berg directs a tight, intelligent action thriller with a fantastic cast."
THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY (1980):
Director: John Mackenzie
Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his action, and Harold wants to know who they are. He finds out soon enough, and bloody mayhem ensues... READ MORE
" One of the best British gangster movies ever, and the film that put the late, great Bob Hoskins on the map."
Imperium is a 2006 novel by English author Robert Harris. It is a fictional biography of Cicero, told... READ MORE
Culloden is the story of a battle and of what followed, the destruction of a way of life and the.... READ MORE
" I love his work and this is a fantastic piece of historical fiction set in Ancient Rome."
" Still the definitive work on this momentous battle. Moving and thrilling, you'll believe that the Highlanders might win as you're reading it!"
THE FATAL SHORE:
The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffering and brutality of England's infamous convict... READ MORE
THE WOMAN IN WHITE:
Walter Hartright, a young art teacher, meets a mysterious and distressed woman dressed in white. He helps... READ MORE
Set in the period of the Stalinist purges, it captures not only the intrigue and danger of... READ MORE
" An extraordinary Account of the birth pangs of the Australian nation. Fascinating."
" My favourite book by my favourite nineteenth century author."
" A redefining of the spy novel. First Class stuff."
FIRST AID KIT:
The Lion's Roar
Post rock, Baroque pop.
THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA:
Electronic, Jazz, Downtempo.
" Great sound, and a haunting lead singer make this a great addition to your collection."
" I love this guy, a unique voice from the lead singer of Sigur Ros."
" Enjoy the evocative sound of this album. Beautiful."
THE BLACK KEYS:
Garage Rock, Blues rock.
" I love these guys, raw and powerful and sexy"
" I've got all his work, this will chill you out in the best possible way. Hauntingly beautiful."