Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
In 1862, pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) teams up with daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Rennes (Felicity Jones) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world, they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.
Rare for a period picture nowadays, Amelia is correctly shown with unshaven armpits (women didn't really begin shaving until the 1910s). See more »
Amelia Wren pronounces "caelum certe" with hard C's. This is the current, "reconstructed Classical" pronunciation; however, in the 1860s the standard Latin pronunciation used would have been with soft C's. See more »
You don't change the world simply by looking at it, you change it through the way you choose to live in it.
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During the opening credits, many of the Os in people's names slowly rise, as if symbolizing a balloon elevating. See more »
The movie is quite enjoyable as a fairy tale. It's supposed to be based on a true story, but to be politically correct Amazon has rewritten history and turned one of the two main characters to a women. It was two men, not a man and women. There is no need to rewrite history. I'd be annoyed if they make a movie about Amelia Earhart and turned her into a man. It's history. Just do the history.
I'd rated this a 9 if they hadn't lied by saying this is based on true events.
The acting is pretty good and the story line is good and it's fairly clean.
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