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Volcano (1997)

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Directed by: Mick Jackson
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Don Cheadle, Gaby Hoffman, John Carrol Lynch

Preceded by Dante’s Peak, Volcano was “the other” volcano movie of 1997. It is by far the dumbest of the two. It is also, by far, the most entertaining.

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2009/07/26 Posted by | Reviews | , , , | 1 Comment

Coming attractions: Megafault

megafault_largeKind of old-ish news, but principal photography is reported to have wrapped earlier this summer on Megafault, which is scheduled to premiere on Syfy this fall, with a DVD release to follow shortly after that.

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2009/07/21 Posted by | News | , , , | Leave a comment

Trailer: Haeundae

In the mood for a disaster flick not made in Hollywood? Check out the trailer for Haeundae, a South Korean contribution to the genre, billed as the nation’s first big budget disaster movie. Yay!

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2009/07/15 Posted by | Trailers | , , , | Leave a comment

It’s a disaster!!!

I just have to share this wonderful remix of the 2012 trailer, that I found via Screenrant (and which was originally posted on io9). And I gotta say, as ironical as it is, it’s actually better than the real one.

2009/07/13 Posted by | Trailers | , , , | 3 Comments

Dante’s Peak (1997)

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Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Charles Hallahan, Grant Heslov, Elizabeth Hoffman

In the late 90’s disaster movies seemed to come in pairs (see Armageddon/Deep Impact), and so 1997 brought us not one but two volcano movies. Dante’s Peak was the first one to hit theaters.

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2009/07/12 Posted by | Reviews | , , , | 2 Comments