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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow -- After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.

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Writer:
Kerry Conran (written by)
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17 September 2004 (USA) See more »
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The world will tremble this September! See more »
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After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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3 wins & 11 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gwyneth Paltrow ... Polly Perkins

Jude Law ... Sky Captain

Giovanni Ribisi ... Dex

Michael Gambon ... Editor Paley

Bai Ling ... Mysterious Woman

Omid Djalili ... Kaji

Laurence Olivier ... Dr. Totenkopf (archive footage) (as Sir Laurence Olivier)

Angelina Jolie ... Franky
Trevor Baxter ... Dr. Jennings
Julian Curry ... Dr. Vargas
Peter Law ... Dr. Kessler
Jon Rumney ... German Scientist
Khan Bonfils ... Creepy
Samta Gyatso ... Scary
Louis Hilyer ... Executive Officer

Mark Wells ... Communications Engineer
James Cash ... Uniformed Officer
Tenzin Bhagen ... Kalacakra Priest
Thupten Tsondru ... Dying Old Man
Matthew Grant ... Crewman #1

Steve Morphew ... Crewman #2

Nancy Crane ... Receptionist
Stuart Milligan ... Police Sergeant
Paul Canter ... Police Officer

Demetri Goritsas ... Radio Operator

William Hope ... American Broadcaster
Jonathan Keeble ... British Broadcaster

Stephane Cornicard ... French Broadcaster (as Stephan Cornicard)
Stephen Ballantyne ... German Broadcaster
Victor Sobchak ... Russian Broadcaster

Mido Hamada ... Soldier (as Mido Himadi)

Gerard Monaco ... Technician
Chris Robson ... Hindenburg Porter
Matthew Coulter ... Hindenburg Boy
Merritt Yohnka ... Construction Worker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Karl Champley ... Pilot (uncredited)
David Decio ... Pilot (uncredited)
Matthew Feitshans ... Officer (uncredited)

Charlotte Kyle ... Hindenberg Passenger (uncredited)

Sky Soleil ... Officer (uncredited)
Chuen Tsou ... Buddhist Monk (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kerry Conran 
 
Writing credits
Kerry Conran (written by)

Produced by
Jon Avnet .... producer
Brooke Breton .... co-producer
Aurelio De Laurentiis .... executive producer
Raffaella De Laurentiis .... executive producer
Sadie Frost .... producer
Robert Gordon .... associate producer
Bill Haber .... executive producer
Hester Hargett .... co-producer (as Hester Hargett-Aupetit)
Jude Law .... producer
Marsha Oglesby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ed Shearmur  (as Edward Shearmur)
 
Cinematography by
Eric Adkins 
 
Film Editing by
Sabrina Plisco 
 
Casting by
Richard Pagano  (as Rick Pagano)
Sheila Trezise 
 
Production Design by
Kevin Conran 
 
Art Direction by
Kirsten Conran 
 
Costume Design by
Kevin Conran 
 
Makeup Department
Eloisa De Laurentiis .... makeup artist
Linda DeVetta .... makeup artist: Angelina Jolie
Kay Georgiou .... key hair stylist
Betty Glasow .... hair stylist (as Elizabeth Ann Glasow)
Mandy Gold .... makeup artist
Julien Harrington .... hair stylist
Belinda Hodson .... makeup artist (as Belinda Jo Hodson)
Colin Jamison .... hair stylist: Angelina Jolie
Rebecca Lafford .... key makeup artist
Tracey Lee .... hair stylist
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth
Gary Pollard .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Matthew Feitshans .... production supervisor
Marcia Gay .... production manager
Clark Henderson .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Burgess .... third assistant director
Kelly Dennis .... third assistant director
Marcia Gay .... first assistant director
Ben Howard .... second assistant director
Paul Morris .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Judy Bradbury .... set designer
Kirsten Conran .... lay-out artist
Catherine Crimins .... props
Jesse D'Angelo .... storyboard artist
Jonathan Downing .... stand-by prop
Leigh Gilbert .... construction manager
Charli Harshbarger .... props
David E. Harshbarger .... property master
Anson Jew .... storyboard artist
Paul Mica .... texture painter
Robert Myers .... storyboard artist
Terry Royce .... props
Thom Schillinger .... conceptual designer
Emmanuel Shiu .... concept
Adrian Start .... paint supervisor
Graham Stickley .... props storeman
Carrie Wilksen .... art department coordinator
Gustavo R. Ferreyra .... specialty props: USA (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Alexander Beddow .... adr recordist
Christopher Boyes .... additional sound re-recording mixer
John Casali .... boom operator
David Crozier .... sound mixer
Valerie Davidson .... foley supervisor
Nick Foley .... adr recordist
Gabriel Guy .... dubbing recordist
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
James Harris .... boom operator
Devon Heffley Curry .... adr supervisor (as Devon Curry)
Doc Kane .... adr mixer
Adam Kopald .... sound effects editor
John Kwiatkowski .... dialogue editor
Donald J. Malouf .... sound effects editor
Chuck Michael .... sound effects editor
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
Terry Porter .... sound re-recording mixer
Charles W. Ritter .... sound effects editor
Randy Singer .... foley mixer
Gary Summers .... additional re-recording mixer
Ted Swanscott .... adr mixer
Todd Toon .... sound designer
Todd Toon .... supervising sound editor
Mark A. Tracy .... first assistant sound editor
Dan Yale .... foley editor
Dean A. Zupancic .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Christopher Brennan .... special effects technician
Jimmy L. Dyson .... special effects technician: pyro elements unit
Peter Fern .... senior special effects technician
Rodney Fuller .... senior special effects technician
Lynn Garrido .... special effects technician: pyro elements unit
Richard O. Helmer .... special effects coordinator: pyro elements unit
Ron Hone .... senior special effects technician
Stephen Lawes .... special photographic process
Mike Navarro .... effects animator
William A. Pancake Jr. .... special effects technician: pyro elements unit (as William Pancake Jr.)
Jeff Pepiot .... special effects technician: pyro elements unit (as Jeffrey Pepiot)
Robert Schofield .... wire rigger (as Bob Schofield)
Ronald Skinner .... standby special effects rigger
Gerard Slaven .... special effects technician
George Vrattos .... special effects technician (as George S. Vrattos)
Trevor Wood .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Lindsay Adams .... digital compositor
Tim Alexander .... visual effects supervisor: ILM
Tony Alexander .... color & lighting technical director
Gianni Aliotti .... compositor
Jance Allen .... compositing supervisor
Shadi Almassizadeh .... CG supervisor: The Orphanage
Melissa Almeida .... 3D artist: Hybride
Christopher Almerico .... visual effects coordinator: Gray Matter FX
Jill Ambrosino .... visual effects coordinator
Greg Anderson .... visual effects supervisor
Scott E. Anderson .... senior visual effects supervisor
Sean Applegate .... effects animator
Arthur Argote .... digital compositor
Steve Arguello .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Christian Argueta .... digital artist
Shinsaku Arima .... digital effects artist
Joel Ashman .... digital compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Neil Atkins .... digital artist
Lance Baetkey .... rotoscope supervisor: ILM
Tim Baier .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Al Bailey .... digital compositor
Natalie Baillie .... compositor (as Natalie Nolan)
Mauricio Baiocchi .... animation supervisor: The Orphanage
Leo Baker .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Louise Baker .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Bill Houston Ball .... technical director
Laura Barbera .... animator
Jeff Barnes .... executive producer: CafeFX
Tom Barrett .... senior visual effects editor
Michel Barrière .... lead digital compositor: Hybride
Alec Bartsch .... supervising technical director
Christopher Batty .... digital artist
Romain Bayle .... 3D artist: Hybride
Olivier Beaulieu .... production assistant: Hybride
Christy Beckert .... compositor (as Christina Beckert)
Kathleen Beeler .... compositor: ILM
Mannix Bennett .... matte artist
Michaël Bentitou .... 3D artist: Hybride
Suzanne Berger .... digital artist
Jil-Sheree Bergin .... visual effects coordinating producer
Louise Bertrand .... bidding producer
Daniel Birnbaum .... digital compositor
Daniel Birnbaum .... tracker
Nicholas Blake .... texture painter: R!ot
Dan Blank .... digital compositor
Benoit Blouin .... digital effects artist
Marten Blumen .... digital compositor
Brett Boggs .... effects animator
Stella Bogh .... compositor: ILM
Brendan Bolles .... digital artist: The Orphanage
Cédric Bonnaffoux .... digital compositor: Hybride
Artaya Boonsoong .... lead technical director
Maryse Bouchard .... 3D artist: Hybride
Marc Bourbonnais .... 3D lead technical director: Hybride
Robert Bourgeault .... technical director/lighting
Xavier Bourque .... digital compositor: Hybride Technologies
Mike Bozulich .... compositor: CafeFX
Tom Bradley .... digital artist
Steve Braggs .... technical director: ILM
Tim Brandt .... digital artist: Rofer VFX
Sam Breach .... digital compositor: ILM
Bryce Brecheisen .... visual effects coordinator
Caroline Brien .... digital compositor: Hybride
Wayne Brinton .... digital compositor
Arnaud Brisebois .... concept artist
Arnaud Brisebois .... pre-vis artist
Melissa Brockman .... visual effects producer: Stan Winston Digital (as Melissa Brockman Kalmus)
Tripp Brown .... digital compositor
Erik Bruhwiler .... digital compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Kelly Bumbarger .... digital compositor
Pierre Bunikiewicz .... visual effects research (as Pierre Bunkiewicz)
Devin Bunje .... systems administrator: Stan Winston Studio
Glenn Burton .... digital artist
Ken Busick .... digital compositor
Andre Bustanoby .... visual effects supervisor
Andrew Butler .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Allan Cabal .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Daniela Calafatello .... digital artist: The Orphanage
Sean Capone .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Joan Collins Carey .... visual effects finance representative: Film Finances Inc
Lee Carlton .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Ozzie Carmona .... digital compositor
Ryan Carter .... roto artist
Kyle Cassidy .... visual effects: Luma Pictures
John Ceballos .... data conversion
John Ceballos .... data entry
Irfan Celik .... technical director: The Orphanage
Brian Chacon .... director of technology
Andy Chih-Jen Chang .... digital compositor: Luma Pictures
Jim Charmatz .... digital matte paint artist
Peter Chen .... texture
Leila Chesloff .... digital compositor: ILM
Peter Chesloff .... compositor
Jeremy Cho .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Steve Cho .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Jean Choi .... render wrangler
Tamara Choi .... visual effects producer: interim production
YouJin Choung .... digital compositor
Eric D. Christensen .... digital artist: ILM
Ian Christie .... digital compositor: ILM
Adam Chrystie .... lighting technical director
Shanna Chung Lim .... digital lighting artist (as Shanna Lim)
Tracy Lee Church .... texture artist (as Tracy Lee)
Vincent Cirelli .... technical director: Stan Winston Digital
Tony Clark .... visual effects supervisor: Rising Sun Pictures
Dylan Cole .... matte painter: Digital Backlot
Zachary Cole .... digital compositor
Matthew Collorafice .... digital compositor (as Matt Collorafice)
Brian Connor .... digital compositor: ILM
Casey Conroy .... senior visual effects producer: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Jay Cooper .... lead compositor: ILM
Brendan Coots .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Ian Cope .... visual effects coordinator: Rising Sun Pictures
Rudy Cortes .... technical director
Joseph Cotten .... digital compositor
Tim Coulter .... visual effects editor
Pierre Couture .... visual effects producer
Carole Cowley .... head of production: R!ot
Joyce Cox .... senior visual effects producer
Ron Crabb .... matte painter
Christine Cram .... digital compositor
Doug Cram .... compositor
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Tim Crosbie .... visual effects supervisor: Rising Sun Pictures
Steve Cummings .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room (as Steven Cummings)
Rocky Curby .... animator
Kevin Curtin .... production assistant: Luma Pictures
Sean Cushing .... executive producer: Pixel Liberation Front
Andrea D'Amico .... visual effects executive producer: R!OT
Sébastien Dalphond .... technical support: Hybride
Ryan Spike Dauner .... modeler (as Ryan 'Spike' Dauner)
Brandon Davis .... visual effects artist: additional 3D elements, CafeFX
Dino De Laurentiis .... visual effects associate producer (as Dino A. De Laurentis)
Ronan Debrun .... character animator: The Orphanage
Michael Degtjarewsky .... digital compositor
Jorge del Valle .... animator
Thierry Delattre .... visual effects supervisor
Steve Dellerson .... visual effects producer: pyro elements unit
Luc Desmarais .... technical support: Hybride
Anouk Deveault-Moreau .... visual effects coordinator: Hybride (as Anouk Deveault Moreau)
Mark Dick Danger Devlin .... digital compositor: Stan Winston Digital (as Mark Devlin)
Michael Di Como .... technical director: ILM (as Michael DiComo)
Clayton Diack .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Domenic DiGiorgio .... character animator: CafeFX
John Dillon .... color compositor
Tim Dobbert .... matchmove supervisor: The Orphanage
Chad Dombrova .... technical director: Luma Pictures
James Dornoff .... visual effects production assistant
Tommy Dorsett .... visual effects editor: R!OT Pictures
Adam Dotson .... animator: Stan Winston Digital
Scott Dougherty .... visual effects executive producer: CG models, Furious FX
Mary Dowd .... color compositor
Rob Dressel .... animation supervisor (as Robert Dressel)
Richard Ducker .... digital compositor: ILM
Minh Duong .... modeler
Mathieu Dupuis .... lead digital compositor: Hybride
David Ebner .... facility effects supervisor: CafeFX
Jody Echegaray .... visual effects producer: The Orphanage
John R. Ellis .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room (as John Ellis)
Luke Emrose .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Trina Espinoza .... digital artist: The Orphanage
Bill Eyler .... digital compositor
Gordon Fales .... digital compositor
Saeed Faridzadeh .... junior digital compositor
Nathan Fariss .... digital artist/compositor: The Orphanage
Katherine Farrar .... production assistant: ILM
Dan Feinstein .... digital paint and rotoscope artist
Mitchell Ferm .... visual effects coordinating producer
Arin Finger .... associate visual effects producer: The Orphanage
Derek Fisher .... 3D artist
Jonathan Flack .... pipeline development
Duane Floch .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Duane Floch .... animator
Brian Flora .... matte painting supervisor: The Orphanage
Chris Flynn .... digital compositor
Michael Sean Foley .... CG lighting director
Emmanuel Fragelus .... junior modeler
Mark Freund .... visual effects supervisor
Julia Frey .... visual effects producer: Digital Backlot
Alex Friderici .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Alex Fry .... senior compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Anthony Fung .... lighting artist: Luma Pictures
Kathi Galloway .... production assistant: CafeFX
Vicki Galloway-Weimer .... visual effects producer: CafeFX (as Vicki Galloway Weimer)
William Gammon .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures (as Will Gammon)
Walter Garcia .... visual effects associate producer (as Walter O. Garcia)
Kameron Gates .... character animator: The Orphanage
Francois Gendron .... 3D artist: Hybride
Stephan Gervais .... technical support: Hybride
Richard Gervan .... rotoscope artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Angela Giannoni .... digital compositor: ILM
Tim Gibbons .... compositor: ILM
John Giffoni .... matchmover
Diana Giorgiutti .... visual effects producer
Jeff Goldman .... digital effects supervisor: CafeFX
Mitch Goldstrom .... senior systems administrator: Stan Winston Digital
Kyle Goodsell .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Mike Gordon .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Andy Gorzalski .... operations manager
David Gottlieb .... digital compositor
Olivier Goulet .... digital artist
Paul Graff .... lead compositor
Robin Scott Graham .... assistant technical director
Lucas Granito .... 3D artist: Hybride
Cameron Gray .... animation supervisor: Luma Pictures (as Cameron Grey)
Colin Green .... president: Pixel Liberation Front
Lee Greenwood .... character animator: The Orphanage
David 'Rudy' Grossman .... creature supervisor: The Orphanage (as Rudy Grossman)
Branko Grujcic .... technical director: ILM
Jay Grunfeld .... lead compositor
James Guilford .... animator (as Michael James Guilford)
Manuel H. Guizar .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Glen Gustafson .... lighting artist
Jerry Hall .... digital compositor
Mara Hamilton .... visual effects coordinator
H Haden Hammond .... lead animator: Luma Pictures
Justin Hammond .... lighting technical director (as Justin PJ Hammond)
Brian Hanable .... digital compositor
Scott Hankel .... digital compositor
Sigrun Hardardottir .... digital compositor: Hybride
Jonathan Harman .... technical director/compositor: The Orphanage
Eric Heavens .... digital artist
Edward Helmers .... lighting technical director (as Edward 'Ted' Helmers)
Marcel Hemingway .... digital artist
Alex Henning .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Pierre-Simon Henri .... 3D artist: Hybride
Linda Henry .... digital compositor
Kela Hicks .... digital compositor: ILM (as Kela Cabrales)
Andreas Hikel .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Glenn Hiramatsu .... art director: CafeFX
Elizabeth Hirsch .... production manager: Digital Backlot
Sherry Hitch .... digital compositor: ILM
Joseph Hoback .... digital artist
Colin J. Hodges .... lead character technical director: Stan Winston Digital (as Colin Hodges)
Sean Hoessli .... visual effects coordinator: The Orphanage (as Sean 'Huggy Bear' Hoessli)
Phillip Hoffman .... visual effects coordinator: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Andrew Hofman .... digital artist: Rofer VFX
Darin Hollings .... visual effects supervisor
Matt Hollingsworth .... CG texture painter: Stan Winston Digital
Sharon Holly .... visual effects coordinating producer
Chris Holmes .... digital compositor
Nadine Homier .... digital compositor: Hybride
Andrew Honacker .... CG supervisor
Jiyoung Hong .... effects animator
Ki Jong Hong .... modeler: The Orphanage
Jean-Francois Houde .... post production assistant: Hybride
Jen Howard .... lead compositor: ILM
Heather Hoyland .... digital compositor: ILM
Lawrence Huang .... lighting artist (as Lawrence Tzyy Wei Huang)
Derrick Huckvale .... digital artist: Ring of Fire
John Huikku .... 3D matte painter
John Huikku .... digital compositor
Malcolm Humphreys .... CG supervisor: Rising Sun Pictures
Peg Hunter .... digital compositor: ILM
David Hutchins .... effects animator
Vange Ingan .... production assistant: CafeFX
Sean M. Jackson .... effects animator (as Sean Jackson)
Joni Jacobson .... digital compositor: Gray Matter FX
Evan Clarke James .... digital compositor
Mike Jamieson .... digital compositor: ILM (as Michael Jamieson)
Brooks Jarrett .... effects animator
Sarahjane Javelo .... digital compositor: The Orphanage (as Sarah Jane Javelo)
Steve Jaworski .... digital compositor
Eric Jennings .... senior digital artist: The Orphanage
Dave Jerrard .... digital effects artist: Stan Winston Digital
Erik Jessen .... assistant visual effects editor
Bryan Johnson .... digital artist
Justin Johnson .... lead compositor: Luma Pictures
Byung Gun Jung .... lighting texture artist
Bruce Jurgens .... digital effects supervisor: Stan Winston Digital
Brad Kalinoski .... digital compositor: Pacific Title
Jeffrey Kalmus .... associate visual effects supervisor: Stan Winston Digital
Eli Kamlot .... 3D modelling associate producer
Michael Kanfer .... visual effects imaging supervisor (as Michael D. Kanfer)
Joseph Kasparian .... lead 3D artist: Hybride
Patrick Keenan .... digital compositor: Pacific Title
Lyoung Hui Kim .... visual effects artist
Miae Kim .... lead color compositor
Mina Kim .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Sungrae Kim .... modeler: The Orphanage
Yoon Bae Kim .... modeler: The Orphanage
Perry M. Kimura .... digital scanning and recording: Efilm/Deluxe
Tim Kings-Lynne .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Pam Kipp .... color compositor (as Pamela Kipp)
Katrin Klaiber .... digital compositor: ILM
Drew Klausner .... roto and paint artist
Wendy Klein .... texture artist: Luma Pictures
Laurel Klick .... digital compositor: Gray Matter FX
Michael Koperwas .... digital modeler: ILM
Maggie Kraisamutr .... color compositor
Robyn Marie Kralik .... color compositor
Dan Kripac .... CG supervisor: Rising Sun Pictures
Tani Kunitake .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Linda Kurgpold .... texture artist
SangHun Kwon .... technical director
Alain Lacroix .... 3D artist: Hybride
Mathieu Lalonde .... 3D artist: Hybride
David H. Lam .... assistant technical director (as David Huynh Lam)
Tom Lamb .... digital compositor
Eric Lampi .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Tim Landry .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Kevin LaNeave .... visual effects editor
Nicolas Langlois-Demers .... technical director: 3D Character Setup, Hybride
Jessica Laszlo .... digital compositor
Gary Laurie .... 3D matchmover: Stan Winston Digital
Gary Laurie .... 3D tracker: Stan Winston Digital
Gary Laurie .... integration artist: Stan Winston Digital
Vincent Lavares .... data manager: R!OT Pictures
Jennifer Law-Stump .... digital compositor: Pacific Title Digital
Stephen Lawes .... compositing supervisor
Stephen Lawes .... digital effects supervisor
Stephen Lawes .... special photographic process
Toan-Vinh Le .... technical director: ILM (as Vinh Le)
Tu Le .... digital effects artist
Brian Leach .... compositing supervisor: R&D
Evelyne Leblond .... digital compositor: Hybride
Daniel Leduc .... visual effects producer
Francois Leduc .... digital compositor: Hybride
Jaewon Lee .... technical director
John Lee .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Kevin Lee .... senior effects animator
Steven G. Lee .... character animator: The Orphanage (as Steve Lee)
Woei Lee .... digital compositor: The Orphanage (as Woei Tsi Lee)
Joel LeLièvre .... digital effects artist: The Orphanage
Bonnie Lemon .... digital producer: Stan Winston Digital
Andrew H. Leung .... matte/texture artist: R!ot Pictures (as Andrew Leung)
Daniel Leung .... digital compositor
Marcus LeVere .... CG Maya animator: R!ot
Vicky Yu-tzu Lin .... senior texture painter
Lawrence Littleton .... lead compositor: R!ot
Ting Lo .... digital artist
Ting Lo .... matte painter
Josh Lokan .... animator
Jason Lopes .... lead systems engineer
Nicholas Lund-Ulrich .... data management
Anthony Lupoi .... digital compositor: Pixel Liberation Front
Tony Lupoi .... digital compositor: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Jeff Luther .... visual effects coordinator: The Orphanage
Martha Snow Mack .... digital matte artist (as Martha Mack)
Margaux Mackay .... supervising producer: Gray Matter FX
Sean MacKenzie .... lead compositor: ILM
Jason Madigan .... digital compositor
Al Magliochetti .... digital artist
Greg Maloney .... digital compositor: ILM
Hayk Manukyan .... animator: Luma Pictures
Gray Marshall .... visual effects supervisor: Gray Matter
Richard Martin .... visual effects supervisor: Hybride
Mark Masson .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Craig Mathieson .... lead digital compositor: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Tim Matney .... texture artist: Luma Pictures
Artin Matousian .... assistant technical director: Luma Pictures
Ryan Mayeda .... visual effects production assistant: ILM
Eric McAvoy .... compositor
Will McCoy .... digital compositor: ILM
Nicholas McDowell .... systems engineer
W. Regan McGee .... digital rotoscope artist: ILM (as Regan McGee)
Scott McGinley .... 3D artist
Roni McKinley .... executive producer: ILM
Sarah McLauchlan .... visual effects coordinator: Rising Sun Pictures
Hezekiah McMurray .... lighting artist
Hezekiah McMurray .... render wrangler
Meats Meier .... technical director
Maureen Meulen .... assistant visual effects editor
Steven J. Meyer .... 3D animator
Rob Meyers .... animator: Luma Pictures (as Robert Meyers)
Paul Mica .... texture painter: The Orphanage
Brian Miller .... digital I/O
David Minton .... effects animator: Luma Pictures
Michele Moen .... matte painting supervisor (as Michelle Moen)
Michele Moen .... visual effects art director: R!ot
Tim Molinder .... effects animator (as Timothy S. Molinder)
Rodney Montague .... visual effect producer: Pacific Title
Robert Moodie .... 3D artist: Hybride
Raul Moreno .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Jared Morgan .... visual effects production assistant: The Orphanage
Saybian Morgan .... look development technical director: The Orphanage
Lauren Morimoto .... digital paint and rotoscope artist
Christian Morin .... digital compositor
Glenn Morris .... visual effects coordinator
Phillip Moses .... visual effects coordinator: CafeFX
Norah Mulroney .... junior digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Michel Murdock .... visual effects financial controller: Hybride
Bill Murphy .... visual effects production manager
John Myers .... visual effects executive producer: Ring of Fire
Kenneth Nakada .... visual effects supervisor: R!OT Pictures
Leah Nall .... paint and rotoscope artist: Stan Winston Digital
Daniel Naulin .... effects animator: Luma Pictures (as Dan Naulin)
Mike Navarro .... effects animator (as Michael Navarro)
Toby Newell .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Ian Noe .... visual effects producer
Jennifer Maryam Nona .... digital compositor: ILM (as Jennifer Nona)
January Nordman .... digital compositor: Gray Matter FX
Candida Nunez .... associate visual effects set supervisor
Candida Nunez .... tracking supervisor
Vincent Nuñez .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Luke O'Byrne .... visual effects executive producer: The Orphanage
Jim O'Hagan .... digital compositor: Pacific Title
Kevin O'Neill .... 2D supervisor: Rofer VFX
Akira Orikasa .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Desi Ortiz .... visual effects editor: CafeFx
Maricel Pagulayan .... visual effects coordinating producer
Michael Pangrazio .... matte painter: The Orphanage (as Mike Pangrazio)
Jonathan Paquin .... 3D artist: Hybride
JaeWook Park .... senior digital artist: The Orphanage
Charles Parrish .... production assistant: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Jed Parsons .... digital compositor: ILM
Adam Paschke .... digital compositing artist
Ben Paschke .... CG supervisor: Rising Sun Pictures
Brett Paton .... character animator: CafeFx
Sarah Peacock .... visual effects production coordinator: ILM
Joaquin Pecheur .... compositor
Steve Pelchat .... digital artist: Hybride
Joseph C. Pepe .... assistant digital matte artist
Robin Petersson .... modeler
Zack Petroc .... model supervisor
Jason Porath .... film I/O: Stan Winston Digital
Tanissa Potrovitza .... production assistant
Dagan Potter .... digital artist
Henry Preston .... CG supervisor: ILM
Alex Prichard .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Scott Prior .... digital compositor: ILM
Siobhan Prior .... digital intermediate coordinator
Ralph Procida .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Ben Procter .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Thomas Proctor .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures (as Tom Proctor)
Francis Puthanangadi .... modeler: Engine Room
Paul Raeburn .... digital compositor
Dav Rauch .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Pierre Raymond .... visual effects producer
Nathan Reidt .... technical director: The Orphanage
Josh Reiss .... character rigging supervisor: Stan Winston Digital
Aaron Rhodes .... compositing supervisor: The Orphanage
Burke Roane .... animator: Luma Pictures
Trey Roane .... character animator: Luma Pictures
Ben Roberts .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
Phil Roberts .... matte painter
Kyle Robinson .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
John Roden .... compositor
Sammy Rodriguez .... visual effects editor: The Orphanage (as Samuel Cirenio Rodriguez)
Randall J. Rosa .... animation supervisor: Stan Winston Digital (as Randall Rosa)
Jacqueline Rosado .... coordinating producer
Jonathan Rothbart .... visual effects supervisor: The Orphanage
Chad Royer .... digital compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Neil Rubenstein .... digital artist: The Orphanage (as Neil Rubinstein)
Juan Rubio .... digital artist: The Orphanage
Dan Rucinski .... visual effects producer (as Daniel Rucinski)
Tony Rush .... video assist operator: pyrotechnic unit
Andrew Russell .... technical director: ILM
Jesse Russell .... digital compositor: The Orphanage
Merrick Rustia .... 3D animator
Marc Sadeghi .... executive visual effects producer: The Orphanage
Paul Sadeghi .... editorial coordinator: The Orphanage
Barry Safley .... digital compositor: ILM
Christopher Sage .... texture supervisor: Luma Pictures
Gregory Salter .... digital compositor: ILM (as Greg Salter)
Marc-Andre Samson .... lead CG artist: R!ot (as Marc A. Samson)
Barrett Sanders .... digital effects editor
David Santiago .... CG supervisor (as David G. Santiago)
Marie-Chantale Savard-Côté .... visual effects coordinator: Hybride
Jason Scherbert .... special effects artist
Nabil Schiantarelli .... compositor
Erick Schiele .... digital textures
Evan Schiff .... visual effects editor: SW Digital
Dan Schmit .... visual effects producer: rocket cavern sequence
David Schoneveld .... effects animator: Luma Pictures
Kino Scialabba .... lead matte painter: Stan Winston Digital
Andrew Scoggins .... visual effects surveyor: Plowman Craven & Associates
Christopher Scollard .... visual effects consultant
Robert Scopinich .... digital compositor
Jason Scott .... render queue manager: Stan Winston Digital
Steven J. Scott .... digital intermediate colorist: trailer, EFilm
Matt Seckman .... digital compositor: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Ziad Seirafi .... lead compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Kent Seki .... visual effects supervisor: Pixel Liberation Front
Stan Seo .... digital artist
Ira Shain .... CG technical director: Stan Winston Digital
Stacey Shear .... visual effects production coordinator: ILM
Joshua Sherrett .... 3D artist: Hybride
Mayumi Shimokawa .... digital compositor
Dong Yeop Shin .... digital artist: The Orphanage
Emmanuel Shiu .... matte painter: The Orphanage
Payam Shohadai .... visual effects supervisor: Luma Pictures
Pedram Shohadai .... visual effects
Aaron Sims .... visual effects art director: Stan Winston Digital
Thanapoom Siripopungul .... technical director: Luma Pictures
Colin Sittig .... color compositor
Ken Sjogren .... digital compositor
Mark Skelton .... lead texture artist: Luma Pictures
Douglas Slocum .... assistant visual effects editor
Brian Smallwood .... compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Scott Smith .... systems administrator
Suzanne Smith .... texture painter
Sharmishtha Sohoni .... compositor
Maciek Sokalski .... digital compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Brian Sorbo .... digital compositor
Nelson Sousa .... modeler: The Orphanage
Michael Spaw .... digital artist: The Orphanage
Nic Spier .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Jerry Spivack .... visual effects consultant: Ring Of Fire
Christina Spring .... digital compositor (as Christina Garranchan)
Mike Spring .... compositor
Frederic St-Arnaud .... 3D artist: Hybride
Guillaume St-Aubin-Seers .... digital compositor: Hybride
Marc Steinberg .... modeler
David Stern-Gottfried .... technical resource assistant
Sean Stranks .... digital compositor: Hybride
Robert Stromberg .... visual effects supervisor: Digital Backlot
Campbell Strong .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
David Sudd .... tracker/matchmover
David Summers .... digital artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room
Daniel Sunwoo .... effects animator
Daniel Sunwoo .... senior compositor
Shuichi Suzuki .... CG modeler: R!ot
Steven Swanson .... lighting supervisor: Luma Pictures
Raqi Syed .... junior technical director: Stan Winston Digital
Raqi Syed .... render wrangler: Stan Winston Digital
Osamu Takehiro .... digital lighting artist
Takashi Takeoka .... compositor
Sylvie Talbot .... communications: Hybride
Dann Tarmy .... lead digital artist: Ring of Fire Studios
Melissa Taylor .... visual effects producer (as Melissa Cira Taylor)
Michael Taylor .... production executive: RIOT
Tim Teramoto .... senior digital effects artist: The Orphange
Mike Terpstra .... senior CGI artist: The Orphanage
Ginger Theisen .... visual effects producer: ILM
Philippe Theroux .... CG supervisor
Gaetan Thiffault .... 3D artist: Hybride
Bryan Thombs .... senior technical director: lighting
Elaine Essex Thompson .... visual effects associate producer
Michael Thompson .... technical support
Rhonda Thompson .... production assistant: CafeFX
Matthew Thunell .... visual effects coordinator: The Orphanage
John Tissavary .... senior digital compositor
Ryan Michael Todd .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures (as Ryan Todd)
Audrea Topps Harjo .... digital producer: Ring of Fire/Engine Room (as Audrea Topps-Harjo)
Vincent Toussaint .... technical support: Hybride
Jon Townley .... matte painter: Stan Winston Digital
Marco Tremblay .... lead 3D artist: Hybride
Dan Trezise .... compositing supervisor: Gray Matter FX
Stefano Trivelli .... lead compositor: R!OT Pictures
Charmaine Tuason .... production assistant: CafeFX
Ryan Tudhope .... associate visual effects supervisor: The Orphanage
Andrew Ryan Turner .... visual effects editor: Ring of Fire
Trevor Tuttle .... digital modeler: The Orphanage
Hans Uhlig .... CG supervisor: The Orphanage (as Hans H. Uhlig)
Ian Unterreiner .... visual effects coordinator
Kristi Valk .... matte painter: The Orphanage
Gabriel Vargas .... digital effects animator: CafeFX
Todd Vaziri .... compositor: ILM
Jessy Veilleux .... 3D artist: Hybride
Beck Veitch .... digital compositor (Rising Sun Pictures) (as Beck Vietch)
John Velazquez .... senior animator
Karla Ventocilla .... digital compositor
Brent Villalobos .... resource technical assistant: The Orphanage
Pascale Ville .... digital compositor
Sean Wagstaff .... digital artist: The Orphanage
David Wainstain .... animation sequence supervisor
Carl Walters .... visual effects editor: The Orphanage
Alex Wang .... technical director
Jerry Weil .... lighting technical director
Keith Weilmuenster .... digital compositor: Stan Winston Digital
Diana Marie Wells .... rotoscope artist (as Diana M. Wells)
Mark West .... character animator: The Orphanage
James Whitlam .... visual effects producer: Rising Sun Pictures
James Whitworth .... visual effects surveyor
Punn Wiantrakoon .... modeler: WOT Inc.
Bob Wiatr .... digital compositor
Yanick Wilisky .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride
Chris 'Willie' Williams .... effects animation supervisor
Tom Williamson .... compositor
Dan Wills .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Christopher Wilson .... effects animator: Luma Pictures
Sean Wilson .... digital artist
Stephen Wilson .... digital compositor: Ring of Fire/Engine Room (as Steve Wilson)
Paul Winze .... digital coordinator: Stan Winston Digital
David J. Witters .... senior visual effects artist: Ring of Fire/Engine Room (as Dave Witters)
Amy W. Wong .... compositor (as Amy Wong)
Annie V. Wong .... color compositor
Sammy Wong .... animator
Stanley Woo .... character animator: Stan Winston Digital
Mary Beth Worzella .... associate visual effects producer
Larry Wu .... lead texture artist
Tiffany Wu .... visual effects production assistant: The Orphanage
Rachel Wyn Dunn .... compositing supervisor: Stan Winston Digital (as Rachel Dunn)
Steve Yamamoto .... digital effects supervisor (as Steven F. Yamamoto)
Jeff Yana .... systems administrator: lead systems engineer
Eddie Yang .... digital artist
Genevieve Yee .... CG technical director: Stan Winston Digital (as Genny Yee)
Radost Yonkova .... visual effects compositor: CafeFX
Matt Young .... 3D artist: Pixel Liberation Front
Simon Yuen .... senior modeler
Jeff Zaman .... digital compositor
Fabio Zapata .... digital artist
Tom Zils .... compositor: ILM (as Thomas Zils)
Daniel E. Zobrist .... animation/matchmove artist: Luma Pictures (as Daniel Emil Zobrist)
Andrew Bland .... tech support: The Orphanage (uncredited)
Robert Coquia Jr. .... I/O technician (uncredited)
Robert Coquia Jr. .... i/o vfx (uncredited)
Michael Duhatschek .... environment modeler (uncredited)
Simon Eves .... research and development: The Orphanage (uncredited)
Michael Lafuente .... engineer (uncredited)
Thomas Mathai .... data manager (uncredited)
Maggie Oh .... digital effects artist: ILM (uncredited)
Jim Rothrock .... software engineer (uncredited)
George Sakellariou .... production engineering: ILM (uncredited)
Carla Sierra .... production support (uncredited)
Jonathan Smiles .... workflow consultant (uncredited)
Danny Torres .... systems engineer (uncredited)
Allen Tracy .... I/O coordinator: Frantic Films (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Nicola Berwick .... stunts (as Nickey Berwick)
Dani Biernat .... stunts
Sophia Crawford .... stunts
Thomas Dewier .... stunts
Andy Dylan .... stunts
Jeri Habberstad .... stunts
Randy Hall .... stunts
Gordon Hansen .... stunts
Frank Henson .... co-stunt coordinator (as Franklin Henson Sr.)
Mark Henson .... stunt coordinator (as Franklin Henson)
Dennis Keiffer .... stunts
Emma Mac .... stunts
Peter Pedrero .... stunts
Bean Peel .... stunts (as Lucinda 'Bean' Peel)
Dominic Preece .... stunts
Nathan Siebring .... stunts
Brian Simpson .... stunts
Monica Staggs .... stunts
Nicola Berwick .... stunt double: Bai Ling (uncredited)
Sophia Crawford .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Christie Hayes .... stunt double: Gweneth Paltrow (uncredited)
Peter Pedrero .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Aupetit .... dolly grip
John M. Barbour .... assistant camera
Mark Barrs .... first assistant camera
Susan A. Campbell .... digital imaging technician
Rich Carter .... assistant camera
James L. Conway .... grip
Tony Cutrono .... director of photography: pyro elements unit
Brandon Evans .... rigging gaffer
Sean Haeseler .... gaffer: Los Angeles
Steven Hall .... camera operator
Keith Hamshere .... still photographer
Andy Hopkins .... best boy grip
Alex Howe .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Martin Hume .... camera operator
Dylan Jones .... clapper loader
Andrew Korner .... additional electrician
Gavin MacArthur .... assistant camera
Vince Madden .... best boy
James Mann .... rigging grip
Tony Martin .... first assistant camera
Barney Piercy .... first assistant camera
Barney Piercy .... focus puller
Christopher Probst .... camera operator
Christopher Probst .... director of photography: second unit
Kate Reid .... camera trainee
Tony Rowland .... key grip
Garie Wetherill .... video assistant: second unit
Tim Wooster .... director of photography: additional photography
Tim Wooster .... director of photography: second unit
 
Animation Department
Jorge del Valle .... animator
Duane Floch .... animator
James Guilford .... animator
Tim Kings-Lynne .... animator
Josh Lokan .... animator
Hayk Manukyan .... animator
Trey Roane .... animator
Sammy Wong .... animator
 
Casting Department
Jennifer Alessi .... extras casting
Sande Alessi .... extras casting
Kristan Berona .... extras casting
Craig Campobasso .... additional casting: USA
Abi Cohen .... additional casting: UK
Janet Farris .... casting associate
Richard Pagano .... casting consultant: USA
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca Gore .... wardrobe assistant
Jenny Hawkins .... dresser: Ms. Paltrow
Steven Kirkby .... wardrobe master
Pie Lombardi .... assistant costume designer: USA
Helen Mattocks .... dresser: Ms. Jolie
Stella McCartney .... costume designer: Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow
Georgina Napier .... costume assistant: daily
Sunita Singh .... dresser: Ms. Paltrow
 
Editorial Department
Jason Beale .... post-production assistant
Steve Bowen .... digital color timer
Sarah Broshar .... editorial intern
Elisabeth Cotter .... color imaging director
Tim Coulter .... associate editor
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate production assistant
Ben Estrada .... digital colorist assistant
Erik Jessen .... first assistant editor
Michael Kennedy .... digital intermediate producer
Alex Nikolic .... tvc editor: Serbia, Montenegro
Sarah Ogletree .... post-production coordinator
Amy Pawlowski .... DI editor
Chris Taft .... digital intermediate services coordinator
Dana B. Wilson .... assistant editor
Valance Eisleben .... high definition editorial services (uncredited)
Michael Hatzer .... color timer (uncredited)
Jim Passon .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Michael K. Bauer .... music editor (as Michael Bauer)
Andy Brown .... musician contractor
Tom Chichester-Clark .... additional music editor (as Tom Chichester Clark)
Robert Elhai .... orchestrator
Vic Fraser .... music preparation
Matthias Gohl .... music producer (as Teese Gohl)
Roland Heap .... assistant scoring engineer
David Juritz .... concert master: London Metropolitan Orchestra
Daryl B. Kell .... music editor (as Daryl Kell)
The London Metropolitan Orchestra .... music performed by
Stephen McLaughlin .... music mixer
Stephen McLaughlin .... music producer (as Gohl/McLaughlin)
Ed Shearmur .... additional orchestrator (as Edward Shearmur)
Ed Shearmur .... conductor (as Edward Shearmur)
Herbert Stothart .... musical cues
Jeff Toyne .... additional orchestrator
Brad Warnaar .... additional orchestrator
Denise Carver .... music clearances (uncredited)
Chris Fogel .... additional score mixer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Darren Thackeray .... driver
 
Other crew
Jason Abril .... assistant to producers
Colette Appleby .... stand-in
Jon Avnet .... presenter
Jan Ellen Birch .... assistant: Jon Avnet
Adam Bradley .... production assistant
Jeremy Bradley .... digital team
Kevin Chalk .... production assistant
Catherine Charlton .... dialogue coach
Cara Cheeseman .... assistant: Jon Avnet, UK
Clair Chrysler .... second stand-in: Gwyneth Paltrow
Raina Curle .... assistant: Sadie Frost
Chad Danieley .... title designer
Aurelio De Laurentiis .... presenter (as Aurelio de Laurentiis)
Kathryn Elmore .... assistant coordinator
Patrizia Epifani .... assistant: Aurelio De Laurentiis
Elton Farla .... medic
Julio Ferrario .... title designer: main and end titles
Josh Garrell .... assistant to co-producer
Keith Garsee .... insert double: Giovanni Ribisi
Amy Gilliam .... stand-in
Holly Goline .... assistant: Angelina Jolie
Pamela B. Green .... producer: main and end titles (as Pamela Green)
Laurence Harvey .... head armorer
Dennis Hayes .... assistant: Jon Avnet
Ben Jackson .... assistant: Jude Law
Sally Jones .... script supervisor
Trevor Kato .... systems administrator
Ashley Kravitz .... script clearance
Jason Lopes .... i/o administrator
Steven J. Madonna .... systems administrator
Greg Manke .... intern
John Matthew .... international distribution consultant
Omar McClinton .... production coordinator
Jerimiah Morey .... digital input/output
Steve Morphew .... stand-in: Jude Law
Logan Mosier .... intern (as J. Logan Mosier)
Steve O'Corr .... production liaison
Golda Offenheim .... production liaison
Pete Price .... assistant to producer
Thell Reed .... armorer
Caroline Richards .... assistant production coordinator
Daniela Roth .... coordinator: titles
Joan Schneider .... production coordinator
Nathan Shull .... assistant: Scott Anderson
Dino Tomelden .... systems engineer
Jenny Turner .... assistant: Gwyneth Paltrow
Jarik Van Sluijs .... creative director: main titles
Tonia Wright .... assistant: Jon Avnet, UK
Sandy Yep .... assistant: Jon Avnet
 

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Rated PG for sequences of stylized sci-fi violence and brief mild language
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There actually were a few sets built. The only full set constructed was Polly's office, used during the scene where she is confronted by Editor Paley before leaving to meet Dr. Jennings. Dr. Jennings' lab contained many real tables and props, with bluescreen backgrounds, and his office was almost entirely real with the exception of the exterior seen through the window which the Mysterious Woman uses to escape.See more »
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Anachronisms: (at around 1 min) As Joe is laying down the ground rules to Polly, she sneaks a photo behind her back. The pennies on her charm bracelet are both the wheat cent and the Lincoln memorial type. The movie is set in 1939, but the Lincoln memorial cent was not produced until 1959.See more »
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176 out of 266 people found the following review useful.
Visually stunning and clever, 21 September 2004
Author: FilmOtaku (ssampon@hotmail.com) from Milwaukee, WI

I'll be the first to admit it. I went into 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow' with a lot of trepidation and even loathing. I didn't like the direction that cinema was taking with this film, featuring a backdrop that was mostly digital, because being a film purist, I used to relish the feel of actual celluloid in my hands, so this 'fake' creation was disturbing. I am still wary of this possible trend, but after seeing 'Sky Captain', I found that art can be realized in this medium.

'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow' not only boasts one of the longest film titles in recent months, but a great cast: Jude Law as Joe 'Sky Captain' Sullivan, our hero, Gwyneth Paltrow as Polly Perkins, our intrepid reporter and Sullivan's former flame and Angelina Jolie as Capt. Franky Cook, a friend and ally of Joe's. There is an evil element threatening the Earth, and it is up to Joe and Polly to find out who is behind the threat, before Earth is destroyed.

One line is all it really takes to sum up the story, which is generally all it took to summarize the films 'Sky Captain' pays homage to. The story is good, and it certainly boasts one of the most entertaining endings that I can remember in recent years, but it is the presentation that is the biggest draw with 'Sky Captain'. The overall style is 1930's Art Deco mixed with bits of Neo-Futurism. The robots in the first half hour of the film look like something out of comic book, the clothes and character styles are most certainly inspired by the 1930's, and the backdrops and locations are very Deco. It's obvious that one of the advantages in producing a film in this manner is that the filmmaker can be as elaborate in design as possible, because the 'set design' was very rich and exciting.

As a lover of classic film, I found the numerous nods to the films of the 30's very refreshing. Several scenes or lines could have been construed as corny, but I found them to be presented with a giant wink at the audience. Because all of these aforementioned elements were done so well, this film was a huge success in my opinion. And despite my concerns (which are still prevalent in my mind) I can sincerely rave about and recommend 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow' to just about anyone who appreciates both art and good entertainment.

--Shel

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