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There's many a ship lost within sight of harbour

Imran H. Khan

When one thinks of the sea, the Titanic is one film that's sure to strike a cord. It bagged all the top accolades in its time. Nearly a decade later, the stage is set for the next-generation sea adventure: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. The third and (presumably) final sequel to the adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow starring Johnny Depp is sure to bring action for all pirate and movie lovers alike. This little trilogy (word on the street is that a fourth movie maybe in the pipe-line) inspired by an old Disney theme park ride continues from where it left off. Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) are allied with Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) in a desperate quest to free Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) who apparently died in the last movie (sorry for the spoiler fellas but if you haven't watched the second movie till now it's just sad). So the friends are out to save the old sea dog while the terrifying ghost ship, The Flying Dutchman and Davy Jones, under the control of the East India Trading Company, wreaks havoc across the Seven Seas. Chow Yun-Fat makes an appearance in the movie as the cunning Chinese Pirate Sao Feng. The group now heads to the very end of the earth, and there comes a time when each and everyone must choose a side in a final epic battle. The outcome will not only change forever their lives, but shake the core of the Pirate way.

Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South London suburb of Richmond on March 26, 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. Brought up immersed in the acting profession from both sides - writing and performing - it is little wonder that the young Keira asked for her own agent at the age of three. Come October 2004, Keira received her first major accolade, the Hollywood Film Award for Best Breakthrough Actor - Female. Some of her titles to look out for are The Best Time of Our Lives (2008), Silk (2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).

In Delta Farce, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, D.J. Qualls, Keith David and Marisol Nichols all get together for a fun filled comedy, this time in Mexico. It all happens when down on his luck Larry decides to join his neighbor, Bill, and his combat-happy buddy, Everett, for a relaxing weekend of drinking and target practice. Unfortunately the hapless trio are mistaken for Army Reservists and are shipped to Fallujah, Iraq. The comedy starts when they are mistakenly ejected in a Humvee somewhere over Mexico. Convinced they're actually in the Middle East, the clueless wannabe soldiers save a rural village from a siege by bandits and become local heroes. But when Carlos Santana, a ruthless, karaoke-loving warlord, strikes back it's up to the trio to pick up their beer-bellies and stand up for a cause.

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