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Response to TrogL (Reply #17)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 09:38 PM

27. Apollo 13, not Apollo 11.

A good flick, made by Ron Howard. Good cast, Tom Hanks, as usual, doing his good job. The only miscast was Bill "Game-over, man; game-over" Paxton. However, Ed Harris was brilliant as Gene Kranz. And the guy playing Guenther Wendt was also perfect in his small role.

BTW, astronauts do not hug each other in space, according to James Lovell. But Ron Howard did a damned good job in this flick. After all, the micro-gravity scenes were actually film on the Vomit Comet. That's why the micro-G shots were all so short in the film.

What an experience that must have been for Hanks, Paxton, and Kevin Bacon who went through it.

Docudrama film at its best.

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