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Prepare to feel old. “Drop Zone” turns 20 this year.

First, a question:

How do you feel about the movie "Drop Zone"?

  • Busey! (53%, 95 Votes)
  • It's the reason I started jumping! (24%, 43 Votes)
  • Drop what? (16%, 28 Votes)
  • It was made before I was born. (7%, 12 Votes)
Total Voters: 178
Drop Zone is almost old enough to drink in the U.S.

Something dangerous is in the air.

OK back to the story at hand. Moe Viletto is back in the March issue with a fantastic 3-part, behind-the-scenes tale from the filming of “Drop Zone,” that masterpiece of a film made in … get ready for it …

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1994. Which was 20 YEARS ago.

Roger Ebert said, “The movie is the most elaborate feature ever made about skydiving, with aerial photography and stunts so good that the stuff on the ground almost, but not quite, gets forgiven … ‘Drop Zone’ is an example of a superb production harnessed to a shallow script.”

Fuck yeah.

If you have Netflix streaming, you can watch it right now: https://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/461834. You know what’s playing in the Blue Skies Mag offices right now.

 

What do you think?