asteroid Archive

  • Annabella Sciorra and Michael Biehn star in this technically well-made but generic TV movie, which is let down by a boring finale.

    Asteroid (1997)

    Annabella Sciorra and Michael Biehn star in this technically well-made but generic TV movie, which is let down by a boring finale.

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  • Very fine actors and absurdly sedate action sequences make this one a mixed blessing.

    Meteor (1979)

    Very fine actors and absurdly sedate action sequences make this one a mixed blessing.

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  • Deep Impact is "the other asteroid movie" of 1998, even though it was released before Armageddon. Sporting a smaller budget and a bigger cast, it is the more restrained of the two, though not necessarily a hugely superior picture. Personally, I do like this one better, even though it is severely underdeveloped in the disaster scene department.

    Deep Impact (1998)

    Deep Impact is "the other asteroid movie" of 1998, even though it was released before Armageddon. Sporting a smaller budget and a bigger cast, it is the more restrained of the two, though not necessarily a hugely superior picture. Personally, I do like this one better, even though it is severely underdeveloped in the disaster scene department.

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  • A big hit at the box-office, Michael Bay's Armageddon certainly doesn't score many points for subtlety or realism. Nor is it very successful as a disaster movie.

    Armageddon (1998)

    A big hit at the box-office, Michael Bay's Armageddon certainly doesn't score many points for subtlety or realism. Nor is it very successful as a disaster movie.

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