Chronicling the history of surf culture via the movies and videos that have celebrated it, this third volume in a four-part, half-century retrospective of the sport spotlights the work Paul Witzig, Alby Falzon, Hal Jepsen and Bill Delaney, filmmakers who captured the shortboard revolution. Blowing apart the idealized Hollywood myth, the films explored in this presentation have revealed to the world the true spirit of surfing.
Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime.
Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.
The high-seas adventures of happy-go-lucky troublemaker Captain Jack Sparrow, young Will Turner and headstrong beauty Elizabeth Swann continues as Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Set 5 years after the end of Superman II, the film begins when Superman returns to discover his absence allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest too felt abandoned and have moved on.
Have you watched 50 Years of Surfing on Film: Paul Witzig, Alby Falzon, Hal Jepsen & Bill Delaney yet? What did you think about it?