2012

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With 2012, Roland Emmerich – the current king of modern disaster films – takes on the theory of the end-of-the-world as prophesied by the ancient Maya to take place on December 21, 2012.  Starting in 2009, Adrian Helmsley (Chiwetel Ejiofor), an American geologist, discovers from his counterpart in India that the neutrinos from a massive solar flare are heating up the Earth’s core, like a microwave, and that this will cause catastrophic results.  Over the next three years, the President …

The Day After Tomorrow

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Where will you be the day after tomorrow? Well, I’ll be at work, since it’s thursday. Duh. Whatever your thoughts are on the global warming thing, The Day After Tomorrow is gonna push your buttons either way. It tries (and fails) to pass off junk science as fact, and combine that with a few well-placed PR campaigns by various environmental groups, and well, you get the idea. In the end, though, this film all boils down to a single premise: …