10 movies to keep you warm during this cold season
The recent change of weather in Nairobi is not conducive for anything out door. So why not indulge yourself while relaxing at home with some great movies?
From romantic, horror, animation to just plain funny entertainment, there is a whole lot of ways to keep the biting Nairobi cold at bay. Here are a few you could consider:
1. National Treasure – Historian and amateur cryptologist Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicholas Cage) searches for lost treasure, which is protected by the Knights Templar. If you liked Indiana Jones, you might like this film series.
2. Shrek – An animated comedy about the adventures of Shrek, an irritable green ogre who lives alone in his swamp, and his sidekick Donkey.
3. Rush Hour – A series of buddy cop martial arts action comedy films about a Hong Kong Police Force inspector (Jackie Chan) and an arrogant reckless American police detective (Chris Tucker) who try to solve crimes.
4. Ocean’s Eleven – A heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh, where Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his eleven accomplices (including Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Andy García, and Julia Roberts) execute a plan to rob 3 Las Vegas casinos (Bellagio, The Mirage, and the MGM Grand casinos) all at once.
5. Nightmare On Elm Street – In Johnny Depp’s feature film debut, Freddy Krueger stalks and kills teenagers in their dreams, causing them to also die in real life. Other great horror movie franchises you might want to watch include Final Destination, The Ring, Scream, Friday The 13th, Saw, and Halloween.
6. Pirates of the Caribbean – Swashbuckler Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) sails the seas and finds adventure. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and based on Walt Disney’s theme park ride, it is one of the highest grossing movie franchises of all time.
7. Raiders of the Lost Ark – Archeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) must find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do. Directed by Steven Spielberg and executive produced by George Lucas, the original movie is considered one of the greatest action-adventure films of all time.
8. Zootopia – The Disney hit designed as a sneaky vehicle for teaching kids about social justice smashed box-office records (earning a little over $1 billion worldwide).
9. Madea’s Witness Protection – Everyone needs a small dose of Madea in their lives.