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Jim Lovell
Bill Paxton Bill Paxton
Fred Haise
Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon
Jack Swigert
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Ken Mattingly
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Kathleen Quinlan Kathleen Quinlan
Marilyn Lovell
Mary Kate Schellhardt Mary Kate Schellhardt
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Breathtaking drama.

8 years, 10 months ago at May 9 13:23
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"Houston, we have a problem."

The sci-fi genre has resulted in the release of several absurd space films. You can forget about Hollywood blockbusters like Armageddon, Pitch Black, Deep Impact, Lost in Space, Mission to Mars and several others. Not since Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey has there been a real space movie that captures the wonder of space; that captures how mesm... read more

Review of Apollo 13

4 years, 1 month ago at Feb 24 6:33
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A downfall to creating a film based off of well known true events is that the conclusion is spoiled, therefore, leaving little in the conclusion that is unexpected. Therefore, these kinds of films tend to rely more on the journey to provide the emotional umph, then the actual conclusion. When the film is made to be suspenseful, this doesn't always work so well. Films like Valkyrie shows us how thi... read more

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4 weeks, 1 day ago at Feb 27 15:52
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Notes:
*I honestly haven't seen this until now.
*It's one of Bill Paxton's biggest films so in honor of him I decided to check it out finally.
*Of course the cast is excellent.
*Ron Howard directs this and the last film I saw of his was In the Heart of the Sea 2 years ago.
*I find it amusing that both of the book writers have cameos in this.
*William Broyles Jr... read more
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Description: Apollo 13 vividly chronicles the most dramatic space flight in history, which took place in April of 1970. After three days in space, Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert finally approach their long-cherished destination, when suddenly their spacecraft's power and guidance systems go down—and the supply of oxygen begins to dwindle. The trio now faces a grim reality: their crippled capsule, stranded 205,000 miles in space, might never return to earth. With time running out, the crew and thousands of others, including flight director Gene Kranz, brave near-impossible odds in a daring attempt to guide the ... (more)
Release date: 30 June 1995
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“Notes: *I honestly haven't seen this until now. *It's one of Bill Paxton's biggest films so in honor of him I decided to check it out finally. *Of co”

BAMF posted a review 4 weeks, 1 day ago

“Notes:

*I honestly haven't seen this until now.

*It's one of Bill Paxton's biggest films so in honor of him I decided to check it out finally.

*Of course the cast is excellent.

*Ron Howard directs this and the last film I saw of his was In the Heart of the Sea 2 years ago.

*I find it amusing that both of the book writers have cameos in this.

*William Broyles Jr. also wrote Castaway, Jarhead, Polar Express, and Planet of the Apes (2001).

*Al Reinert also wrote Final Fantasy: Spirits Within which I honestly enjoyed.

*Anyways time to honor Bill Paxton and see what this film has to offer.

Pros:

*Bill Paxton and his memorable lines.

*Some excellent acting.

*It has some funny” read more

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