Films

  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 793 votes )

Invictus

This is a movie about the story of the South African victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup. That victory is credited for healing many of the wounds caused by the apartheid years. Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, consciously chose to support the Springboks – long seen as a symbol of white oppression in South Africa and hated by most of the country’s black population – as a rallying cry for national unity and putting aside the hate of the dehumanizing apartheid policy of the white South African government. The team did not disappoint. They won the World Cup in a memorable match against New Zealand, then the best rugby side in the world.

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  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 633 votes )

Master & commander

In May 1805, during the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Jack Aubrey of HMS Surprise is ordered to pursue the French privateer Acheron, and "Sink, Burn, or take her as a Prize." The British warship is ambushed by Acheron; Surprise is heavily damaged, while its own cannon fire does not penetrate the enemy ship's hull.

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  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 599 votes )

The perfect storm

In October 1991, three separate storm fronts converging off the Eastern seaboard created a rare and devastating meteorological phenomenon; a "perfect storm." The movie focuses primarily on the fate of the Andrea Gail, a commercial swordfishing boat out of Gloucester, Mass., whose six-man crew is desperate for one last score before tying the bow line on a disappointing season

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  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 546 votes )

The monuments man

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners.

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