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See THE ROCKETEER in 35mm this Wednesday at Vintage Park.

"Jenny, prepare yourself for a shock: I'm the Rocketeer."

See THE ROCKETEER in 35mm this Wednesday at Vintage Park.

"Jenny, prepare yourself for a shock: I'm the Rocketeer."

With the summer movie season winding down and the hustle and bustle of fall about to kick off in earnest, I thought it might be fun to journey back into the zip-bang-pow fun of summer blockbusters with a screening from a simpler period - a time when the bad guys where ugly and the good guys flew through the sky on rocket packs. Join us on Wednesday, September 3 for a rare 35mm screening of THE ROCKETEER!

Billy Campbell stars as Ciff Secord, a stunt pilot who discovers a jet pack that enables him to fly and engage in acts of daring-do. Too bad, Cliff's plans to become Los Angeles' newest superhero are complicated when the FBI, the Nazis (hiss!) and Howard Hughes all enter the fray. With a supporting cast that includes the lovely Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton and LOST's Terry O'Quinn, THE ROCKETEER is a movie that deserves to be rediscovered by today's youth. It's fast-paced, a whole lot of fun and features some of the coolest retro-styled aesthetic you're likely to see in a comic book movie. Joe Johnston (who brought audiences CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER) is responsible for this great piece of throwback entertainment. Bring the whole family and strap in for a rocket-propelled matinee of fun, fisticuffs and flying men.

Whether you've never seen this under appreciated comic book adaptation or you revisit the film every year at home, this rare theatrical screening is a can't miss event for fans of adventure. THE ROCKETEER may never had become the box office smash its fans hoped for - denying us of sequels - but this is a film that sticks hard in the minds of those that watch it. The film is pure, undiluted fun and watching it on the big screen with an audience is the best way to discover (or rediscover) this gem.

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