In The Heart Of The Sea (2015 USA)

Unfairly labelled a flop because it didn’t generate enough moolah at the box office, but in this day and age that’s probably a sign of quality. A dramatization of the true events that inspired Herman Melville’s classic novel “Moby Dick”. In 1820 the whaling ship Essex sets sail from Nantucket, Massachusetts. After a largely fruitless search in the Atlantic she heads for the west coast of South America. There she hears about rich whaling grounds several hundred miles west. After reaching the whaling grounds she is attacked and sunk by a massive white sperm whale. The crew take to the boats in what will be an epic struggle for survival.  [Read more…]

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The Day After Tomorrow (2004 USA)

dayaftertomorrow Let’s be honest, you don’t watch an ‘end of the world’ movie for the tight plot, incredible script and Academy Award winning acting. You watch it for the special effects to run rampant and to turn your brain off. This one hits all the right spots for the viewer to enjoy some undemanding fun. You have to credit director Roland Emmerich for delivering the goods.
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