History Film / SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow

21st Jan '17 5:03:53 AM Morgenthaler
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** Some people view the movie as a SpiritualLicensee of ''CrimsonSkies.''

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** Some people view the movie as a SpiritualLicensee of ''CrimsonSkies.''TabletopGame/CrimsonSkies.''
7th Jan '17 10:11:59 AM nombretomado
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* FakeShemp: LaurenceOlivier, via the magic of stock footage and CGI, [[VirtualGhost comes back to life]] as Dr. Totenkopf.

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* FakeShemp: LaurenceOlivier, Creator/LaurenceOlivier, via the magic of stock footage and CGI, [[VirtualGhost comes back to life]] as Dr. Totenkopf.
24th Oct '16 9:50:31 AM Mdumas43073
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24th Oct '16 9:48:24 AM Mdumas43073
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''Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'' is a 2004 movie [[GenreThrowback homage]] to the TwoFistedTales of the 1930's. The film follows the adventures of AcePilot H. Joseph "Joe" Sullivan, known as [[TheRedBaron Sky Captain]] (Creator/JudeLaw) and IntrepidReporter [[PluckyGirl Polly Perkins]] (Creator/GwynethPaltrow).

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''Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'' is a 2004 movie [[GenreThrowback homage]] to the TwoFistedTales of the 1930's.1930s, written and directed by Kerry Conran. The film follows the adventures of AcePilot H. Joseph "Joe" Sullivan, known as [[TheRedBaron Sky Captain]] (Creator/JudeLaw) and IntrepidReporter [[PluckyGirl Polly Perkins]] (Creator/GwynethPaltrow).
(Creator/GwynethPaltrow). Creator/AngelinaJolie also appears as Royal Navy Commander Francesca "Franky" Cook.
30th Sep '16 1:59:38 AM LondonKdS
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* AdvertisedExtra: Creator/AngelinaJolie's Frankie appears for about fifteen minutes despite the very heavy presence of Jolie in the film's marketing. Disappointment over this has been blamed for some of the film's negative audience reaction.
14th Aug '16 4:11:36 AM morenohijazo
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* NoOSHACompliance: The walkways inside the rocket ship. They're barely wide enough to walk on, and have no railings. {{Justified}} in that [[spoiler: the "actual" Dr. Totenkopf is long dead, and his operation is being carried out automatically via robots, drones, and mechs]]. Obviously they would not bother with human safety hazards.

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* NoOSHACompliance: The walkways inside the rocket ship. They're barely wide enough to walk on, and have no railings. {{Justified}} in that [[spoiler: the "actual" NoahsStoryArc: Dr. Totenkopf is long dead, and his operation is being carried out automatically via robots, drones, and mechs]]. Obviously they would not bother with human safety hazards. believed that Earth was doomed due to the destructive nature of humanity, so he built a rocket ship to carry two of every animal on Earth (and genetically engineered humans) to another planet. He intended them to create a technological utopia there.


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* NoOSHACompliance: The walkways inside the rocket ship. They're barely wide enough to walk on, and have no railings. {{Justified}} in that [[spoiler: the "actual" Dr. Totenkopf is long dead, and his operation is being carried out automatically via robots, drones, and mechs]]. Obviously they would not bother with human safety hazards.
30th Jun '16 6:53:40 AM jormis29
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** The attack by giant bipedal robots is copied from the 1941 Superman cartoon "The Mechanical Monsters".

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** The attack by giant bipedal robots is copied from the [[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheatricalCartoons 1941 Superman cartoon "The Mechanical Monsters".Monsters"]].
4th Jun '16 4:29:05 AM morenohijazo
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* HindenburgIncendiaryPrinciple: The film, set in an alternate timeline, has multiple ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld. The zeppelin ''Hindenburg III'' arrives safely in New York, but when Dr. Totenkopf's robots attack Sky Captain's base, the zeppelins moored overhead are set aflame by enemy attack.
22nd Feb '16 1:44:37 PM VoxAquila
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** [[spoiler: DragonAscendant]]

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** [[spoiler: DragonAscendant]]DragonAscendant: She acts as the effective BigBad after [[spoiler:we learn that Totenkopf's long dead.]]
21st Nov '15 10:03:11 AM nombretomado
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** GadgeteerGenius Dex is shown testing a BuckRogers raygun that can burn a hole through solid metal with luminous rings of energy.

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** GadgeteerGenius Dex is shown testing a BuckRogers ''ComicStrip/BuckRogers'' raygun that can burn a hole through solid metal with luminous rings of energy.
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