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The Aviator

Bottom Line: Worthy, captivating, and never boring; Leo at some of his best.

“The way of the future.” –Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes

Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio

Dazzling Scorsese biopic captures the career Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio), a billionaire, a filmmaker, a philanthropist, an investor, an engineer, a lunatic, and (of course) an aviator. Within a mind-blowing three hours, everything among his various efforts are documented, starting with his cinematic breakthrough as a controversial director in the early 1930s.

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