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3 things about Dean Devlin’s GEOSTORM

Geostorm [2017] 1. Setting the story in 2019 seems awfully optimistic. 2. Gerard Butler’s fishy accent, unconvincingly explained away using a line of dialog. 3. How did he manage to get a handgun onto the space station?! Honestly, not so … Continue reading

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3 things about Mark Robson’s EARTHQUAKE

Earthquake [1974] 1. He makes a left turn off of Deep Dell Place, a street referenced in Lost Highway. 2. She grabs a few donuts and gets arrested for looting. 3. A man’s shoe crunches down on her fingers. Her … Continue reading

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3 things about René Cardona Jr.’s CYCLONE

Cyclone [1978] 1. 20 minutes before landing, the flight attendant serves everyone coffee, including the children. 2. They pass the newborn child around the boat. 3. Arthur Kennedy seems to have been dubbed by two or three different people. Sometimes … Continue reading

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3 things about Kim Ji-hoon’s THE TOWER

The Tower [2012] 1. The 369 rule. 2. Refugees praying in the pool. 3. The bitchy woman with the dog doesn’t die. A solid reworking of The Towering Inferno with plenty of intense special effects and a knack for clever … Continue reading

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3 things about Brad Peyton’s SAN ANDREAS

San Andreas [2015] 1. She tells the kid to find Coit Tower on the map. Because obviously, it being a tower on a very tall hill, they wouldn’t be able to find it otherwise. 2. Paul Giamatti’s best line: “Sweet, … Continue reading

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