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  Backdraft (1991)
Backdraft i thought had to be the most breathtaking film.
I mean this movie had it all, a good storyline about 2 brothers who eventually have to co-exist to trach an arsonist who is setting "Backdraft" fires.
The fire scenes are pretty good, considering that they were done with Special Effects.
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  Official Ticketmaster site. Backdraft tickets, concerts and tour dates
Backdraft's rock is actually post-'80s alternative metal; like Alabama Thunder Pussy, Brand New Sin and Hammerlock, Backdraft plays alternative metal with a strong southern rock influence.
Backdraft (not to be confused with an electronica act that recorded for the 3 Lanka label in the '90s) has been influenced by Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, the Outlaws and Molly Hatchet, but the Scandinavian headbangers have also been influenced by punk, Black Sabbath, Corrosion of Conformity and various alterna-metal.
After changing their name to Backdraft and going through some lineup changes, they recorded an EP called The Goddamn Man EP in 2000; by that time, Mats Rydström was on bass and Liefvendahl has been replaced by drummer Niklas Matsson.
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  Backdrafting of Chimneys
Backdrafting can occur with furnaces, fireplaces, woodstoves, and water heaters when air pressure in the house is lower than outside air pressure.
Backdrafting is more likely to occur when the wind speed is too low to create suction by the Venturi effect at the top of the chimney.
Backdrafting and spillage are both caused by negative pressure in the home, so the two most effective solutions are [1] to try and create a neutral pressure in the home and [2] use sealed combustion appliances whenever possible.
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  Backdraft   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A backdraft is a situation which can occur when a fire is starved of oxygen ; consequently the smoke gases cool of and decrease in volume.
Backdraft Charters Captain Charlie Sission fishing on the Chesapeake Bay and departing from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
Backdraft: The Fire Engine in the Colonial Community This PBS electronic field trip lets elementary school students explore civic duty, health and safety issues, and the trades that created the 18th Century fire engine.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Backdraft.html   (307 words)

 HD DVD Review: Backdraft | High-Def Digest
Universal actually released 'Backdraft' once before in high-def, on the short-lived D-VHS format (remember that?) So while this new HD DVD transfer is actually a bit old, or at least minted from an older master, I certainly couldn't tell.
'Backdraft' benefits greatly from aggressive sound design, which is all the more impressive as the film is now fifteen years old.
Unfortunately, despite the interminable length (which could have easily turned 'Backdraft' into a TV miniseries), there is no text or video/audio to help explain the excised material or its context.
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 Backdraft Ministry Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As in the backdraft in firefighting a backdraft in the church is very destructive and is over in a matter of seconds, while the overall build-up of the reactive components may take a long period of time.
Backdraft Ministry is for people that "the church" has hurt by the use of unchecked power by a pastor, deacon, board or the collective membership.
Backdraft Ministry hopes to be their support line to help them back into the church and back to a place that they can one day trust again.
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 Best Prices on Backdraft at iMegaDeals.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Backdraft is a triumph of stunt work and flaming special effects.
At the time of its release, Backdraft was regarded by some critics as an admirable if not flawed homage to the profession of firefighting.
Looking back at it now, Backdraft was one of Howard's early attempts to be taken seriously as a dramatic filmmaker...
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Backdraft at Epinions.com
Backdraft is one of those great movies that you have to see at least once to enjoy, and twice to recognize how great it is.
Backdraft is a film that was made by Ron Howard back in 1991, in his attempt to show what it was like to be a Chicago fire-fighter of the time.
Backdraft is a film that I highly recommend, and it is one of those strong films that you can see again and again.
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 Backdraft Interactions
The addition of combustion equipment to a home needs to be done with careful consideration for the location of the heater and the proximity of other appliances and heating equipment.
All that is required to create combustion appliance backdrafting is a condition of negative pressure in the area of the burner and venting arrangements sufficient to overcome any stack effect which may be present for the appliance.
Backdraft interactions are more common than we would like to think.
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 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: Backdraft (xhtml)
Ron Howard's "Backdraft" is a movie half in love with fire, a film like "Fahrenheit 451" that finds something seductive in tendrils of smoke and boiling cauldrons of flame.
The canny veteran fire inspector (Robert De Niro) has determined that they were set by an expert, to create a backdraft that would instantly kill their victims with such force that the fires would then blow themselves out.
Chicago is a big city with a lot of firefighters, politicians and fire inspectors, but "Backdraft" is totally conventional as an action movie, and asks us to believe that a handful of the same characters would constantly run across one another, know one another, have histories together, and so on.
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 Amazon.com: Backdraft: DVD: Kurt Russell,William Baldwin,Robert De Niro,Donald Sutherland,Jennifer Jason Leigh,Scott ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many see Backdraft as the ultimate tribute to firefighters across America, and while the ending of the film sends a tribute, the movie is actually very much centered around the two brothers.
At the time of its release, Backdraft was regarded by some critics as an admirable if not flawed homage to the profession of firefighting.
What Backdraft does have going for it is how it shows the camaraderie of the men in the firehouse: the good-natured hazing of the new guys, the communal meals and how they watch each other's backs in and out of fires.
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Backdraft, directed by Ron Howard, is a homage the bravery of firefighters everywhere.
Little details my father in law told me including coming out of a fire flen and burnt, vomiting and then lighting up a smoke, breaking a car windows to run a hose through a car blocking a hydrant, the practical jokes in the firehouse, they are all in this movie.
A backdraft is a condition where the fire builds in heat and intensity finally exploding when the slightest hint of oxygen is introduced.
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 BackDRAFT Corporation | Corporate Writing Training in Ottawa
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 Backdraft - Rotten Tomatoes
Before the smoke clears, love affairs are rekindled and lives are shattered as the brothers fight to resolve their differences and solve a puzzling series of arson attacks, each ignited by explosive phenomena known as backdrafts.
The spectacular fire sequences, which must have been hellish to film, are powerfully enveloping on screen, thanks especially to the eerie effect of the title.
Backdraft is sure to do for fire what The Poseidon Adventure did for water.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/backdraft   (525 words)

 Amazon.com: Backdraft: Video: Kurt Russell,William Baldwin,Robert De Niro,Donald Sutherland,Jennifer Jason Leigh,Scott ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Backdraft is a triumph of stunt work and flaming special effects.
Backdraft is a movie that we see so often nowadays, but Ron Howard executed it in such a way that it remains as one of the best of the "real-life hero tribute" films.
All this having been said, BACKDRAFT is the well-crafted but essentially superficial film typical of director Ron Howard: everything is very, very slick and looks good on the screen, particularly the male leads.
www.amazon.com /Backdraft-Kurt-Russell/dp/6302201837   (2454 words)

 Backdraft Racing--427 roadster replicas
All the hinged components (doors and decks) are double-skinned to add extra strength and rigidity and a "factory-finished" appearance to your roadster.
The interior is not only functional, it is also very comfortable; your BackDraft roadster can accommodate a "taller" (in excess of 6-foot), driver and passenger.
Backdraft Racing is not connected to holders of these trademarks.
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 Ink 19 :: Backdraft   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Backdraft, to anyone with some degree of musical pulse, sounds like anything but what they are - a bearded, bombed out, bare-chested, bell bottomed Blues/Rock and Boogie prototype that recalls the handful of history-making heavies of the time that've since bloodied the annals of rock's greatest tragedy dancers doing the occasional summertime cash out.
Backdraft isn't some sudden Stockholm-bore breakthrough leading us back down the path of Seventies' super rock salvation.
In fact, there are several lesser knowns that have already laid their claim -- but then again, laying claim to a fistful of empty still amounts to as much.
www.ink19.com /issues/april2003/musicReviews/musicB/backdraft.html   (356 words)

 Filmtracks: Backdraft (Hans Zimmer)
In fact, to create the kind of dominance (or prominence) of the snare, I would guess that there were multiple (3 or 4) drums involved, and/or a heavy-handed mixing of them in the final product.
Between the snare drums, the chorus, and Zimmer's strong themes, the Backdraft score is exactly what Zimmer wanted it to be: an ode to firemen.
Zimmer's favorite cue accompanies the funeral procession at the end of the film, and it is an emotionally charged and elegant piece with bold brass, percussion, and choir together.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/backdraft.html   (745 words)

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