We have compiled our recommendations of movies, books, music, and so much more for you to enjoy over the summer holidays so you can make the most of them.
5 Movies You Must See These Holidays
Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi
In Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Darkness rises...and light to meet it! Great reviews!!
From Blue Sky Studios and Carlos Saldanha, the director of "Rio" and inspired by the beloved book "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, "Ferdinand" is a heartwarming animated comedy adventure that tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart, proving you can't judge a bull by its cover.
The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation and Hugh Jackman just owns this movie!!
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Oh, yeah – Jumanji is no longer a board game, it’s a video game! When four teenagers discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – Jumanji plays you. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever... try it!!
Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, as the embattled leaders of The Washington Post, lead a bustlingly entertaining and timely docudrama about how the Pentagon Papers shifted American journalism's relationship to power. Amazing Story - Great Actors!!
Looking for a New Book to Read?
Terry has you covered! He recommeds Principles by Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that helped him create unique results in life and business – and which any person or organization can adopt to better achieve their goals. It's his Favourite Recommendation at the moment!!
Great Christmas Music
If you want something a little different you must listen to Sia - Everyday Is Christmas – her new album. Which is just as fun as you would expect from this upbeat Australian artist – and she wrote all the songs herfself!!
Have you Booked your Flights?
Aviation safety and product rating site AirlineRatings.com has just come out with its highly anticipated annual list of the Best Airlines for 2018, and the winner for the fifth year in a row is Air New Zealand! Factors such as its continued record-breaking financial performance, in-flight innovations, environmental leadership, young fleet and motivation of its staff have stamped the airline as an industry trendsetter. For the complete list of the top 10 airlines for 2018 – but you can't beating booking the World's Favourite, Air New Zealand – click here.
Terry spent a week in Central recently with his family and came across a new wine maker – Wet Jacket Wines. He loved their wines and recommends their Pinot Noir (outstanding), their Rose (a little sweeter than the French but the best he has found in New Zealand) and the Gewürztraminer (just magic in a bottle!). His discovery of 2017.
Something to Add to Your Shopping List for the New Year
With the launch of the Apple Watch Series 3 and iPhone X behind us, there’s still one more new Apple product to add to your shopping list for the new year: HomePod. A voice assistant-equipped speaker that will help with everyday tasks, control your smart home and play music on command. We don't know exactly when the HomePod will launch, Apple has only confirmed that It will be launched in 'early 2018' in the US, UK and Australia.
Wishing you a very happy Christmas and a very successful New Year!
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