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Review of Globe Drive-in

Globe Drive-in
Reviewed December 26, 2012

I have been visiting the Globe drive in since 2002, when I was resident on the island. These days it's just one visit a year (if I am lucky) and my last one was in June 2012. The experience was, and still is, brilliant whether you are 6 or 60....
You arrive at dusk and jockey for a good position. Although the wired loudspeakers that you had to hook on the window have been replaced by an FM radio soundtrack, you still park next to the speaker poles in neat rows. Locals in pickups park backwards at the very front row and sit in beach chairs in the cargo section or at the picnic benches right in front of the big screen.
The background music gently fades away and the previews and adverts run first. There can be a bit of jerking as the projectionist adjusts the focus and positioning and it seems to take a few minutes for the projector to warm up and the images to brighten and sharpen. A local flight into the airport will often disappear and reappear behind the giant screen, sometimes seeming to pass through a charater's head!
If there are fast action sequences or a bit of sexiness on screen, the audience will often show their emotions by honking their car horns. Be careful, though. I once did this whilst a bottle of Banks' was balanced on my steering wheel - it went everywhere!
The "snackette" (fast food bar) serves a range of goodies. Their burgers are surprisingly good and the superb rotis (always "all beef" for me) are definitely worth the short wait while they are freshly prepared.
So with a drink and snack in hand, sit back and enjoy the films, remembering to drop a morsel or two out of your window for the resident cats who prowl for titbits in the darkness.
Enjoy!

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Reviewed December 3, 2012

We went to the drive-in for the first time a few weeks ago. Being English, this was a new & very different experience. The entrance price is not too high & as the name suggests, you just drive in, park, tune in your car radio to the appropriate FM station & watch the film. You can take your own food & drink or buy them there. The rotis were very good & not expensive. Lot's of fun & a very different way to watch films!

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Latest releases ,park under the stars,fill your your car with as much food and drink as you like and then of course you have your lady at your side.what more can you ask for for 10$US.Food at eat in or take away on site is good too,try the roti.

Thank PAG186349
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