History Film / TheAviator

24th Dec '17 11:28:03 AM nombretomado
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* BadassMustache: ErrolFlynn (naturally), Johnny Meyer, and later Howard.

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* BadassMustache: ErrolFlynn Creator/ErrolFlynn (naturally), Johnny Meyer, and later Howard.
3rd Nov '17 6:25:33 PM Kalaong
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* MotiveRant: Hughes has a doozy on why he's going to take on Juan Trippe no matter the cost.
-->No one airline should have a monopoly on flyin' the Atlantic! For Christ's sake, it just isn't fair! Look, he owns Pan-Am. He owns Congress, he owns the Civil Aeronautics Board, but he does not own the sky! We are in a street-fight with that sonuvabitch now and I'm not gonna lose; I been fightin' high-hat, Ivy League pricks like him my whole goddamn life!
29th Aug '17 11:08:20 AM MHarrington
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** This is Juan Trippe's reaction to the airline bill about to be defeated in the Senate and thus Pan Am's monopoly being finished, only instead of "Oh crap," he says, [[PrecisionFStrike "Fuck!"]]
** Also, just when it seems like Hughes has gotten over his mental issues at the end of the film, the sight of a pair of men in germ-resistant suits [[CantGetAwayWithNuthin causes him]] [[DownerEnding to relapse]].

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** This is When Juan Trippe's reaction to Trippe learns that the airline bill is about to be defeated in the Senate and Senate, thus ending Pan Am's monopoly being finished, only instead of "Oh crap," monopoly, he says, [[PrecisionFStrike "Fuck!"]]
** Also, just Just when it seems like Hughes has gotten over his mental issues at the end of the film, the sight of a pair of men in germ-resistant suits [[CantGetAwayWithNuthin causes him]] [[DownerEnding to relapse]].
29th Aug '17 11:05:31 AM MHarrington
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-->'''Howard Hughes''': Sure. Who doesn't like tits?

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-->'''Howard Hughes''': [[TemptingFate Sure. Who doesn't like tits? tits?]]
27th Aug '17 7:45:26 PM Zeiss
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* NoEnding: As men in black suits start walking towards him (or at least he ''thinks'' they're walking towards him) he starts saying "The way of the future" repeatedly. Brief flashback, then he says "the way of the future" a few more times. Roll credits.

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* NoEnding: As men in black suits and protective gloves start walking towards him (or at least he ''thinks'' they're walking towards him) he starts saying "The way of the future" repeatedly. Brief flashback, then he says "the way of the future" a few more times. Roll credits.
12th Jul '17 10:24:58 PM Mdumas43073
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* ColorWash: Every scene is supposed to look similar to color film from that year/era.

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* ColorWash: Every scene is supposed to look similar to color film stock from that year/era.
12th Jul '17 10:24:28 PM Mdumas43073
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->''"Some men dream the future. He built it."''
-->-- '''{{Tagline}}'''
12th Jul '17 10:20:12 PM Mdumas43073
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12th Jun '17 9:17:32 PM nombretomado
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The story, which takes place smack in the middle of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood, documents Hughes's production of the films ''Film/HellsAngels'' and ''The Outlaw'', his efforts to establish and grow Trans World Airlines and to develop reconnoissance and troop-transport aircraft for the Army Air Forces during World War II, his relationships with Hepburn and Gardner, and his ever-worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder. It won five out of eleven AcademyAward nominations, including Best Supporting Actress (Blanchett).

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The story, which takes place smack in the middle of UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood, documents Hughes's production of the films ''Film/HellsAngels'' and ''The Outlaw'', his efforts to establish and grow Trans World Airlines and to develop reconnoissance and troop-transport aircraft for the Army Air Forces during World War II, his relationships with Hepburn and Gardner, and his ever-worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder. It won five out of eleven AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nominations, including Best Supporting Actress (Blanchett).
18th Apr '17 12:40:21 AM Tapol
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* DeadpanSnarker: Ava Gardner
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