Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Inhumans

INHUMANS (aka: Marvel’s Inhumans, 2017) 

This live-action TV mini-series is based on Marvel superhero comics.


On locations in Hawaii, episode Divide And Conquer has a Bell 205 (formerly a UH-1H), used for the night raid in a prison break-out.


The next episode, Make Way For... Medusa, begins with visual effects of the Bell 205 flying escaped heroes to a secret hide-out.


Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Ransom

RANSOM (2017-9) 

This international TV production is a crime drama series about a team of specialists led by a hostage negotiator.


Season one’s episode The Castle has an AS-350B A-Star flying the hero to a location in France.


Thursday, 12 September 2019

Salvation

SALVATION (2017-8) 

This TV series is a sci-fi drama about the Earth versus a planet-killing asteroid.


The first episode has a US army AS-355 TwinStar landing at Wallops Island test site.


Another Trip Around The Sun features an AW-109 flying the young hero to Boston.


Truth Or Darius has a corporate AW-109 on a night flight.


Season finale The Plot Against America has one brief clip of a presidential flight, the ‘Marine One’ VH-3D Sea King (from stock footage, probably), landing near a secret bunker.


Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Peppermint

PEPPERMINT (2018) 

This action movie stars Jennifer Garner as a vigilante in Los Angeles. 


After the climactic shoot-out, an L.A.P.D. AS-350 A-Star flies over the crime scene.

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Negotiator

THE NEGOTIATOR (aka: Beirut, 2018) 

This movie drama, about a hostage crisis in Lebanon during the 1980s, has a Bell 212 used as transport by Israelis. 


After the climactic sequence, the Twin Huey is also a getaway flight.


Saturday, 20 July 2019

Jupiter's Moon

JUPITER’S MOON (2017) 

This Hungarian movie is a fantasy drama about a refugee who can levitate. 



During the climactic escape, a pair of AS-365 Dauphins hover above the city where a young man is floating in the sky. 




Sunday, 26 May 2019

Adventurers

THE ADVENTURERS (2017) 

Stephen Fung’s crime thriller begins with a freed convict (Andy Lau), who evades the police following him by escaping in an AS-350. 



The anti-hero parachutes from the A-Star over France. 


After the heist, an EC-135 lands on a cliff-top for the showdown.


No helicopters are shot down in this movie as suggested by artwork for some posters. 



The A-Star also features in adverts and promo videos for this movie.