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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Piráti Caribiku - Kliatba Čiernej Perly) - Adventure/Comedy by Gore Verbinski. For the eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), the world's oceans and the Caribbean Sea are one big playground until vicious Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and kidnaps Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), the beautiful daughter of a governor. Together with Elizabeth's friend, a blacksmith (Orlando Bloom), Jack sails after Barbossa.

The Quiet American (Tichý Američan) - Drama/Thriller by Phillip Noyce. Set in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1952, during the French Indochina war, the movie tells the story of a middle-aged British reporter, Thomas Fowler (Michael Caine). He works in Vietnam, covering politics, and lives with a beautiful woman. He truly loves her, but he cannot marry her because he is already married to a Catholic woman in London who does not believe in divorce. Also staring Brendan Fraser.


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The Italian Job (Lúpež po taliansky) - Action/Thriller by F. Gary Gray. Inspired by the 1969 Michael Caine film of the same name. A gang of highly professional robbers escape a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice with a car full of gold. However, a double-crosser (Edward Norton) steals the loot. The team's mastermind (Mark Wahlberg) is ready for revenge.

Equilibrium - Action/Sci-fi by Kurt Wimmer. In a futuristic world, a strict regime has eliminated war by suppressing human emotions. Art is strictly forbidden and feeling is a crime punishable by death. A top-ranking government agent, who is responsible for destroying those who resist the rules, misses his daily dose of a mind-altering drug that hinders emotion and thus becomes the only person capable of overthrowing the system.

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Blog: Exploring 20th century military sites in Bratislava

It seems to be the fate of military sites and objects in Bratislava that none of them were ever used for the purposes they were built for - cavernas from WWI, bunkers from WWII, nuclear shelters or the anti-aircraft…

One nuclear shelter with a capacity for several hundred people now serves as a music club with suitable name Subclub (formerly U-club).