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, arondell <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> Got a brief description off of IGN.
> Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is set in late-1930s New York
> City and stars Gwyneth Paltrow as Polly Perkins, a crack reporter
> working on a story about numerous world-famous scientists who have
> gone missing. Around this time, strange flying machines threaten
> Manhattan, and gigantic walking robots trample city blocks. To get to
> the bottom of it all, Polly joins forces with her old flame and
> sometime adversary Capt. Joseph Sullivan (Jude Law), known as Sky
> Captain. He commands the Flying Legion, battling bad guys in his
> Warhawk P-40. Sky and Polly fly to a remote part of Nepal (think
> Shangri-La) to track down the crazed mastermind Dr. Totenkopf, who
> wants to destroy the world.
> Sounds like it couldbe a lot of fun.
Doesn't it just?
I first heard about "Sky Captain" on a comic artists mailing list that my
husband subscribes to, where Paul Rivoche remarked, "any movie that
features police firing tommy guns at giant robots... you've gotta give it a
The trailer, which (as noted in a previous post) can be found at
, even features a brief shot of an airship taking a
hit during a dogfight sequence (nice little fiery explosion)... and any movie
that has zeppelins in it is...
... a good movie?