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Strike Some Gold this St. Patrick’s Day!


Whether you have Irish roots or just love digging into that corned beef and cabbage while sipping your green beer, St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday celebrated by many.

Aside from the delicious meals and Irish music, spending time with your loved ones and enjoying the day is what makes it special. So bring out those chocolate coin bags and enjoy watching some wonderful films after your feast!

Ways to Live Forever tells a heart-warming story about a young boy named Sam (Robbie Kay) who suffers from leukemia and is eager to find quality to his life before his time is gone. He begins a journey with his best friend Felix, going down the list of things they would like to do someday and challenging the odds by making them happen.

This uplifting tale will touch your soul with Sam’s honesty and sincerity that will surely keep him in your heart forever.

The Irish have always celebrated family by honoring them through the holidays. Though families may celebrate in different ways, the greatest bond you can create with one another is by simply accepting each other’s differences.

In Red Roses and Petrol, we take a look at the secrets, betrayal, and love amongst a dysfunctional middle class Irish family. Following the death of Enda Doyle, played by Malcolm McDowell, his wife Moya (Olivia Tracey) discovers the truth and love left by her husband. It's a family's journey filled with sharp humor and strong emotions.

This comedy-drama is filled with Irish-American traditions and culture that many families can relate to during this month’s celebration.

If you’re feeling extra lucky this St. Patrick’s Day, then you are right!

The Ways to Live Forever original movie soundtrack featuring Sam’s Theme, produced by Cesar Benito is on sale on iTunes for only $5.99 for a limited time!

Also, you can now get the Red Roses and Petrol soundtrack album on iTunes featuring original covers by the Bangle’s very own Susanna Hoffs and popular Irish American band Flogging Molly, for the same low price of $5.99!

And if you thought you already dug up some gold with those deals, World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation is giving 20% off Red Roses and Petrol with coupon code: STPATTY20 in honor of the New Year and St. Patrick’s Day!

Put on some green and don’t forget to take advantage of these deals before the leprechaun comes around to pinch you!

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Top 5 Irish-American Movies


It is March once again, and we are celebrating Irish-American films this month! The comedy drama Red Roses and Petrol, starring Malcolm McDowell, is packed full of Irish-American traditions and culture which the viewers can relate to, or identify with in their own families, while the upcoming The Secret Scripture, starring Eric Bana and Rooney Mara, will be bringing the thrilling novel to the big screen.

To further engulf ourselves in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, here is a hand-picked list of excellent Irish-American films that are timeless, captivating, and filled with the “luck of the Irish.”

Whether that means good or bad luck, it is for the audience to decide!

Be sure to watch "Red Roses and Petrol" this month on Vimeo, and other streaming movie websites.

Top 5 Favorite Irish-American Movies of all Time

Gangs of New York ( 2002 ) - Irish immigrants in 1860’s New York City, led by Liam Neeson and Leonardo DiCaprio, clash with the "native" New Yorkers, led by Daniel Day-Lewis in his brilliant performance as Bill "The Butcher,” and spill blood all over the ghettoes of the Five Points district in Martin Scorsese's post-9/11 tribute to New York City.

The Commitments (1991) - A couple of unemployed Dubliners form an off-beat soul band in filmmaker Alan Parker's 1991 favorite. Winner of the BAFTA for Best Picture in the year it was released, it has also been voted Best Irish Film of All-Time by Jameson Whiskey in 2005. The Commitments well deserves a spot on this list.

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