'Sky Captain' Soars on Dazzling Effects

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Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow in 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'

Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow in 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow' 2004 Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow tells the story of a reporter and a hotshot pilot trying to save the world. The film's digitally created universe is both a nostalgic nod to the sci-fi serials of the 1930s and a stunning modernist vision. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.

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