The Hangar Movie Night

We will be hosting Movie Nights the second Thursday of each month from October through to May. Each movie begins at 7:00pm. Supported by the donations of attendees.

 

October 12, 2017

Spitfire (British Aviation Pictures) 1942, B&W, 118 Minutes

By the late 1920's, aircraft designer R.J. Mitchell feels he has achieved all he wants with his revolutionary mono-planes, winning trophy after trophy. But, a holiday in Germany shortly after Hitler assumes power, convinces him that it is vital to design a completely new type of fighter plane. He believes that sooner or later Britain's very survival may depend on what he comes to call the Spitfire.

 

November 09, 2017

Flight (Paramount Pictures) 2012, Colour, 138 Minutes

Whip Whitaker is a commuter airline pilot. While on a flight from Orlando to Atlanta something goes wrong and the plane starts to fly erratically. With little choice, Whip crashes the plane and saves almost all on board. When he wakes up in the hospital, his friend from the airline union introduces him to a lawyer who tells him there's a chance he could face criminal charges because his blood test reveals that he was intoxicated with alcohol and cocaine.

 

December 14, 2017

Map of the Human Heart (Miramax Films) 1993, Colour, 109 Minutes

Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of the Second World War to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the most difficult spaces to gap.

 

January 11, 2018

Catch 22 (Paramount) 1970, Colour, 122 Minutes

A bombardier in the Second World War tries desparately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch 22 is a parods of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society in general.

 

February 08, 2018

The Great Waldo Pepper (Universal) 1975, Colour, 107 Minutes

A biplane pilot who had missed flying in the First World War takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed. Eventually he gets a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War.

 

March 08, 2018

The Best Years of Our Lives (MGM) 1946, B&W, 170 Minutes

The story concentrates on the social re-adjustment of three Second World War servicemen, each from a different station of society. Each of the veterans faces a crisis upon his arrival, and each crisis is a microcosm of the experiences of many American warriors who found an alien world awaiting them when they came marching home.

 

April 12, 2018

Sole Survivor (Cinema Center 100 Productions) 2001, Colour, 100 Minutes

When a bomber believed to have crashed in the ocean 17 years ago is found in the Libyan Desert, a Colonel and Major accompany the only surviving member of the crew, who is now a General to figure out what happened.

 

May 10, 2018

For the Moment (20th Century Fox) 1996, Colour, 119 Minutes 

The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in the Second World War, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.