Few if any modern directors have embraced the disaster movie genre like Roland Emmerich. Meet the man behind the mayhem of Independence Day and 2012.
In Skyscraper, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson takes on a blazing building full of heavily armed goons in a good-looking but too predictable disaster movie.
Simon West’s unpretentious and entertaining volcano movie Skyfire brings lots of lava and frenzied action.
With Moonfall, Roland Emmerich has crafted a disaster movie that is pretty much a disaster itself.
Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler, is a mess of a disaster movie – but a deliciously ridiculous and sometimes quite entertaining mess.
Theo James and Forest Whitaker star in Netflix original How It Ends. It’s like The Road but pointless.
Earthquake blockbuster San Andreas is enjoyable for the mayhem factor, but totally generic in every other way.
George Kennedy of the Airport films has passed away. R.I.P. Joe Patroni.