All About Drink
My Mates Sites
Film - Movie Reviews
||Dead Poets Society
Academy Award winner Robin Williams delivers a
brilliant performance in one of Hollywood's most compelling and
thought-provoking motion pictures. Williams portrays passionate English
professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and
cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest,
exclaiming... "Carpe diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives
extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge
is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm - changing their
lives forever. Magnificently directed by Peter Weir (The Truman Show),
Dead Poets Society earned unparalleled praise among audiences and
critics alike. Discover for yourself what all the cheering is about.
||Deep Blue Sea
Bigger. Smarter. Faster. Meaner. How fast can you
swim? While seeking a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a group of
scientists in a state-of-the-art ocean facility in Baja, Mexico, are
experimenting with sharks, enlarging the brains of nature's most
dangerous predator, making them smarter and faster.
When corporate executive Samuel L. Jackson arrives to tour the facility,
the sharks begin an uprising which threatens the entire project and the
lives of the scientists. A terrific slam-bang action-thriller, "Deep
Blue Sea" also stars Saffron Burrows , Thomas Jane and Stellan Skarsgard
and was Directed by Renny Harlin.
Apollo 11's astronauts will walk on the moon - and the
huge satellite dish outside a sheep-farming Australian town will beam it
globally. But as giddy locals await the moment the world will rely on
them, the dish flatlines. And its Aussie crew and by-the-book NASA
supervisor from the U.S. differ on how to fix it. A comical culture
clash erupts in this fact-based tale of how history's biggest televised
event was almost cancelled.
He's Irish, he drinks, is a touch
cynical and when he has time, he writes a newspaper column. On the eve
of the country's first election as an independent state, Dan Starkey's
life is about to change after he finds the young woman he has just made
love to dead and his only ally is a nun..
One of the
most talked-about movies of the year is also one of the funniest! In
this hilarious comic fantasy from writer/director Kevin Smith, two
banished angels (Ben Affleck and Matt Damon) find a loophole that would
get them back into Heaven. The only snag? They’ll be destroying
existence in the process.
In an effort to stop them, the overworked Voice of God (Alan Rickman)
taps cynical mortal Bethany (Linda Fiorentino) to save the world by
preventing the angels from reaching their unholy destination: New
Throw in two unlikely prophets named Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes and
Kevin Smith), the quick-witted yet little-known thirteenth apostle
(Chris Rock) and a sexy former muse with a case of writer’s block (Salma
Hayek), and you’ve got an hysterical and thrilling race against time
packed with an all-star cast that Entertainment Weekly called “one of
the 10 best movies of 1999!”
A visceral horror about a squad of British soldiers on a
routine training exercise in the wilds of Scotland. Their greatest worry
is missing the football until they stumble upon Captain Ryan - the sole
survivor of a Special Operations team literally torn to pieces. Ryan
refuses to reveal the secret of his mission even though whoever ate his
men is keen for second helpings.
Luckily local girl Megan leads them to a deserted farmhouse deep in the
forest, but when they realise that this is home to a pack of vicious
werewolves it's apparent their nightmare has only just begun. Sean
Pertwee stars as the sardonic sergeant, with Kevin McKidd as the heroic
private and Liam Cunningham as the utterly twisted Ryan. With only each
other to rely on, the battle between men and monsters is also a battle
amongst themselves - in which loyalty, bravery and ingenuity is truly
put to the test.
||Down To Earth
Struggling black comic Lance Barton (Rock) knows what it's like to die
on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn, straight to
heaven, Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right!
An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he can be
returned to Earth - in the aged body of a ruthless white billionaire. In
this improbable reincarnation Lance begins a hilarious quest to realise
his showbiz dream and, along the way, discovers the person he never
imagined he could be...
'Down To Earth' is a comedy directed by Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz,
based on Warren Beatty's 'Heaven Can Wait' and Alexander Hall's 'Here
Comes Mr Jordan'.
Duets is a road-trip comedy about six individuals who
throw off the binds of their pre-determined lives and strive to fulfil
their dreams. They are: a waitress desperate to become a recording star,
an ex-con who sings with the voice of an angel, a salesman who suffers a
nervous breakdown chasing the American Dream, a seasoned Karaoke hustler
who is disconnected from everyone, an innocent Vegas showgirl searching
for family and love, and a young down-on-his-luck cab driver.
As they converge on the $5000 Grand Prize Karaoke Contest in Oklahoma,
Nebraska, their lives intertwine, revealing the funny, raucous world of
Karaoke bars and chain hotels. Featuring a superb soundtrack including
the hit "Cruisin'" by Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis.