Joe Johnston

Birth Name: 
Joseph Eggleston Johnston III
Saturday, May 13, 1950
Birth Place: 
Austin, Texas, USA

Awards and Nominations

1982 - Won - Best Effects, Visual Effects (Raiders of the Lost Ark)


A First Look At Captain America

Looks like the US Army isn’t quite as good as keeping a tight rein on its secrets: either that, or Marvel is angling for a little easy publicity. But either way the first images of what Chris Evans will apparently look like as Captain America have hit the Interwebs.... Read more

Captain America Gets A Sidekick

With the long slog of Captain America casting finally at an end thanks to Chris Evans putting his scrawl on a contract for the lead, director Joe Johnston and his Marvel bosses can start filling in the rest of the cast.... Read more

Joe Johnston Talks Captain America

Now that the long, hard slog of work on the troubled Wolfman remake is finally clawing to a close, Joe Johnston is turning his attention full time to working on Marvel's The First Avenger: Captain America. And he's finally able to say a bit more about it. Not much, mind...... Read more


The Rocketeer: 20th Anniversary Edition (BLU-RAY)

Pilot Cliff Secord (played by Bill Campbell) has a bad day when some gangsters shot his plane that he is testing before he uses it in the Nationals. Before he can crash land the plane back on the field, one of the gangsters hides a jetpack in the cockpit of a beat up plane.... Read more

Captain America: The First Avenger

Ever since Iron Man made his big screen debut way back in 2008, we’ve been teased with The Avengers.... Read more

The Wolfman (2010)

The clothing and surrounding environments are spot on to put us in place and the acting, even if Benicio Del Toro (Che) takes a bit to come into his own, is drawing.... Read more

Hidalgo (BLU-RAY)

I will admit that Hidalgo looked ridiculously boring and I had absolutely no interest in it.  A guy riding a horse through the desert?  That’s damn exciting.  I had no intention of watching it and then I was forced to for review a few years back and I was glad that I did.... Read more