My Week in Movies, 2015 Week 14

I love Easter. No, I’m not religious, not at all, but here in the UK we get a four-day weekend and, unlike Christmas, there’s less pressure to spend a great deal of it with family. So we had a family meal on Friday afternoon, and the rest of the weekend has seen me left to my own devices and just getting stuff done. Huzzah! I’ve tidied the attic, put the finishing touches to the new alcove shelving, recorded an epic Lambcast (and edited half of it so far) and watched a fair few movies to boot. Oh? What movies you say? Well, let me tell you:
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Whisky Galore!

The island of Todday, off the coast of Scotland, is 100 miles from anything close to recreation, so it’s small island community gets by on thet pastime of whisky drinking. However, due to rationing, the whisky stores dry up, and the island is suddenly devoid of alcohol. The previously cheerful, easygoing folk become irritable and distant, until one night a cargo ship wrecks out in the bay. The cargo? 50,000 crates of whisky. However, just as the locals are set to launch their boats into the water to pilfer the booze, the clock strikes midnight on the Sabbath, and any such business would be going against their religion.
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