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.
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With Moonfall, Roland Emmerich has crafted a disaster movie that is pretty much a disaster itself.
2012 delivers some of the biggest, most spectacularly over-the-top destruction sequences ever committed to film.
[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3646141&w=425&h=350&fv=e%3D4bffc0037b3a3a49328d685cccfc7c21cc002973d57a44951a38fddf065f5c696a66be9b89ee2d2f0947d4e15d253124c7d296b9a2a5d695fdd446d15f64f11765e48e3969f6873ef2c4d80a1d8962a02723d09accafe3f4ff222b%26amp%3Bwidth%3D420%26amp%3Bheight%3D340%26amp%3Bpid%3Dcs001%26amp%3Bautostart%3Dfalse%26amp%3Ballowscriptaccess%3D] With just one month to go before the premiere, yet another 2012 clip has been released online. No VFX extravaganza this time, just acting: it’s a short scene where John Cusack’s character...
Yesterday, Sony released a five minute clip from Roland Emmerich’s upcoming 2012, giving us a taste of what the finished film will be like. This clip features John Cusack, Amanda Peet and their kids fleeing for their lives as California quite literally slides into the ocean.
Sony recently released three new posters for Roland Emmerich’s upcoming disaster extravaganza 2012. You can see them all over on SlashFilm, among other places. This looks like it’s going to be awesome and ridiculous all at once. I can’t wait!
Roland Emmerich is hell-bent on destroying the world – again. After having poor old Earth pummeled by evil aliens in Independence Day and then frozen solid in The Day After Tomorrow, Mr. Emmerich is back with 2012, slated for release this November. The first full-length trailer went online today, and if you’re a disaster movie fan I think you might get a bit excited.
Roland Emmerich’s The Day After Tomorrow has taken quite a bit of flak for being scientifically preposterous. But if you want a well-reasoned and credible discussion about climate change, may I suggest An Inconvenient Truth or something similar? Meanwhile, if you want to see giant waves drench New York City and equally huge tornadoes ripping Los Angeles to shreds, here’s a movie for you.