Author: Jessica Martin

Get ready to embark on an intergalactic thrill ride as we reach for the stars in our next feature film in the Friday Night Movies series: Interstellar. This mind-bending sci-fi epic directed by Christopher Nolan is a must-watch that will have you on the edge of your seat, pondering the mysteries of the universe, and of course, craving more popcorn. Buckle up, because we’re about to take you on an unforgettable journey through space and time. Plot The story unfolds in a future Earth ravaged by crop blight, where former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is tasked with a desperate…

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Friday Night Movies - Days of Thunder 90s

Welcome back to our ‘Friday Night Movies’ series! Tonight, we rev up the excitement with Tom Cruise and an adrenaline rush of racing — “Days of Thunder”. Directed by Tony Scott, this 1990 action-packed sports drama is a Friday Night Movies gem that will take you on a thrilling ride through the world of NASCAR racing. Get ready to experience heart-pounding action, compelling characters, and an emotional rollercoaster that will leave you breathless. Plot Days of Thunder introduces us to Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise), an ambitious young race car driver eager to conquer the NASCAR circuit. Paired with the experienced…

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Friday Night Movies - The Breakfast Club 80s

Our ‘Friday Night Movies’ series continues and this week we are taking a trip down memory lane to the vibrant decade of the ’80s to enjoy one of the best movies of the 80s. Directed by John Hughes, this timeless film perfectly encapsulates teenage angst and the struggle to find one’s identity. Even three decades later, ‘The Breakfast Club’ remains a must-watch and a must-feature for our Friday Night Movies series. Plot The Breakfast Club, a cinematic masterpiece by John Hughes, begins with five high school students from diverse social backgrounds — Andrew, the athlete; Claire, the princess; Brian, the…

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Welcome back to another round of our ‘Friday Night Movies’ series. This week, we’re spotlighting Steven Spielberg’s vibrant and clever Catch Me If You Can — starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. Catch Me If You Can isn’t just a film; it’s a jet-setting adventure that transcends decades. Spielberg’s inimitable style, coupled with top-tier performances and a compelling narrative, makes this movie an ideal candidate for our Friday Night spotlight. A captivating blend of drama, comedy, and crime offers an exciting departure from the ordinary — just the twist your Friday night needs. Plot Catch Me If You Can is…

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Welcome back to our ‘Friday Night Movies’ series. If you’re a fan of thought-provoking thrillers that challenge your mind, Deja Vu is a cinematic gem that will have you thinking this Friday night. With its unique blend of science fiction, action, and suspense, it offers a viewing experience that will keep you guessing until the very end. Plot ATF agent Doug Carlin (Denzel Washington) finds himself drawn into an investigation after a devastating terrorist attack on a Ferry in New Orleans kills 543 people. Doug is tasked with finding the bomber using experimental surveillance technology; however, he soon finds himself…

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As we continue our Friday Night Movies series, we venture into the heart of Texas with one of the greatest sports movies of all time, Friday Night Lights. If you’re searching for a movie that encapsulates the spirit of camaraderie, resilience, and the love of football (NFL style), look no further. Friday Night Lights is a film that transcends the sports genre, delving into the heart and soul of a community united by the love of football. As you settle down for your Friday night movie session, this film not only sets the right weekend tone but also presents a…

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For this week’s edition of our ‘Friday Night Movies’ series, we’re unleashing an action-packed classic that will transport you to a world of ancient curses, treacherous tombs, and supernatural thrills – The Mummy. Directed by Stephen Sommers, this 1999 film delivers a perfect blend of adventure, humour, and jaw-dropping special effects. This movie has everything you want in a Friday night popcorn movie flick. Action, romance, swashbuckling and humour all mixed in with a little bit of thrills and excitement. Plot The Mummy takes us on a whirlwind journey through the sands of Egypt. Set in the 1920s, the film…

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This week on our ‘Friday Night Movies’ series, we’re introducing a film that merges comedy, fantasy, and a sprinkle of nostalgia – Drop Dead Fred. Directed by Ate de Jong, this 1991 movie offers a crazy laugh-out-loud exploration of childhood imagination, adult struggles, and the humorous chaos stirred up by an eccentric imaginary friend. If you’re seeking an unconventional comedy that sparks childhood memories while providing plenty of humour, then “Drop Dead Fred” is an absolute must-watch. Trailer The Plot Drop Dead Fred follows the life of Elizabeth Cronin (Phoebe Cates), a woman dealing with a failing marriage and an…

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Welcome to the first instalment of our Friday Night Movies series. What better way to kick things off than with a dive into the gritty, fast-paced, and wickedly entertaining world of Guy Ritchie’s 2000 British crime comedy, Snatch? Why Snatch? Snatch has it all – a gripping plot, a stellar cast, sharp dialogue, and a distinct visual style. Its unique mix of dark comedy, crime caper chaos, and an exploration of London’s gritty underbelly is typical of Ritchie’s distinct storytelling. It’s a movie that hooks you from the first scene and doesn’t let go, making it a perfect choice for…

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