All posts tagged: Brazil

16 Places to Visit in 2016

Originally posted on The Wanderlust Times:
Struggling to decide where to go next or where to pop on your never ending bucket list? Then here are some places that deserve some attention this year. 2016 is set to be a big year for many countries across the globe with world events such as the Olympic Games, new and exciting infrastructure being built and special anniversaries to be celebrated. Here, I’ve listed the ‘go-to’ places for the coming year and why this year will be a special time to visit them. Havana, Cuba Source Traveling to Cuba – especially to the capital of Havana – is like stepping back in time. Old architecture, antique looking shops, colourful homes and classic cars from the 50’s make this city rare and unique. Thanks to the tumultuous relationship between Cuba and the USA, Cuba has yet to be introduced to much Americanisation, keeping its unique culture very much alive. Since the countries have since restored ties in 2015 that is likely to change, so get there quick while it’s still stuck in a time warp.…

Film Review – Trash (2014)

Originally posted on Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys):
Title – Trash (2014) Director – Stephen Daldry (The Hours) Cast – Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis, Gabriel Weinstein, Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen Plot – Teenage boys Raphael (Tevez), Gardo (Luis) and Rato (Weinstein) find themselves in a world of trouble in the harsh surrounds of Brazil after the come into the possession of a wallet found at their local dump that possesses secrets more valuable than a wad full of cash.  “Don’t waste your life fighting battles that make you bitter or make you dead” Review by Eddie on 12/10/2015 Billy Elliot director Stephen Daldry’s latest film focused around the younger generation is most certainly not the feel good movie you may have been expecting. After either hearing about Trash or even seeing the films front cover one may be expecting a feel good romp but Trash’s greatest success and also in some ways its greatest weakness is the fact that it’s not afraid to go dark, real dark making it an uneasy mix between family adventure and…