Nazis … not the smartest.
On the hunt for a vampire doing its bloody business in war-torn Romania, a pack of Hitler’s “finest” agrees to follow a local man deep into the dark and foreboding woods.
He wants to save his fellow villagers from a bullet to the head, and pledges to lead the Nazis straight to their prey.
Chances any of the swastika wearers return from wandering around in a cave system they never should of entered?
Well, let’s just say Vegas feels really good the house is going to cash in all the chips on that bet.
A throwback in the best way possible, this remains one of my favorite superhero movies, and gets there by paying homage to movie serials which packed ’em into theaters long before I was born.
Equipped with a rocket pack and lots of moxie, Billy Campbell’s hero flies high, while the supporting cast (Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, and, especially, Jennifer Connelly) are absolute aces.
You can have modern-day Marvel movies with their glossy, artificial special effects.
I’ll be over here hootin’ and hollerin’ as our boy scout hero squares off with his dastardly counterpart on top of a Nazi airship.