Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930’s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Read More »
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Hidalgo (2004) Joe Johnston, Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Action, Adventure, Western
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire – a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert – was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred Read More »
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Joe Johnston, Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi
It is 1942, America has entered World War II, and sickly but determined Steve Rogers is frustrated at being rejected yet again for military service. Everything changes when Dr. Erskine recruits him for the secret Project Rebirth. Proving his extraordinary courage, wits and conscience, Rogers undergoes the experiment and his weak body is suddenly enhanced into the maximum human potential. When Dr. Erskine is then immediately assassinated by an agent of Nazi Germany’s secret HYDRA research department (headed by Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull), Rogers is left as a unique man who is initially misused as a propaganda mascot; however, when his comrades need him, Rogers goes on a successful adventure that truly makes him Captain America, and his war against Schmidt begins.
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