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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

12 Ratings: 2.7
A movie directed by Kerry Conran

While setting a milestone in the progress of digital filmmaking,Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrowresurrects a nostalgic fantasy world derived from a wide variety of vintage inspirations. It's a dazzling dream for anyone who appreciates the look … see full wiki

Director: Kerry Conran
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Release Date: September 17, 2004
5 reviews about Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
review by . May 03, 2009
Based on the hype, I was expecting something bigger than the Indiana Jones movies. What this film lacked, was a character as dynamic as Indiana Jones and a plausible storyline. Also, it appeared that this movie was filmed in black and white and then colorized (to give it an old movie feel). I think it might have been better if they just stuck to black and white (I hate the look of colorized movies).       There were a lot of good special effects, such as when Gwyenneth Paltrow …
review by . November 24, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
"Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" is loud, noisy, silly, unbelievably ridiculous, and it's one of the most fun experiences I've had watching a movie in the past six months! This is a movie that whisks the audience off into a long forgotten era of filmmaking that I for one am grateful to see it put back on screen with the advancements of today's technology. I was just amazed that anyone would actually have the nerve to go back into the realm of camp, and cheese of the old shows and actually …
review by . May 08, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
I was really surprised how much I loved this movie! Not to ruin it for the fans, but I'm not even a fan of Gwyneth, Jude and Angelina yet I absolutely adored this fantasy tale that was beyond my expectations as they were all superb in it.    Sure I saw the trailer in theatres back in 2004 and it did cross my mind to see it one day and I can't say how glad I am that I did. This was a real adventure with this incredibly foggy and drawn on atmosphere of old 1930 with the curled …
review by . March 24, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
In Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Director Kerry Conran uses CGI to take us back to the film world of 1939, modeling the action, plot and techology after the Grade B flicks of the time. A P-40 aircraft is specially modified to go under water (shades of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) and is remarkably a two-seater plane, which is an historical anachronism.    Intrepid New York City reporter Polly Perkins, played by Gwyneth Paltrow, is hot on the story of the disappearance of …
review by . September 17, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Good Idea     Cons: Wooden Acting, Dull FX, weak script.     The Bottom Line: An interesting idea that is lost amidst a bad script and wooden perfomances.     Harkening back to the days of episodic serials, “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow” attempts to blend the thrills of the old adventure films and serials with the high tech computer effects of the modern age.      The film stars Gwyneth Paltrow …
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