san andreas

And I'm not talking about Avenue Q or Hand to God or the various Muppet movies or anything else in which the idea of the puppet is as much a part of the joke as anything else.
With summer movie season in full swing, the MovieFilm guys have lots to say about Tomorrowland (read my review here) and
As a seismologist, I welcome this movie and hope it marks the beginning of a serious conversation about the real consequences of a large earthquake in modern America. Whatever the scientific flaws of San Andreas may be -- and they are plenty -- the consequences of a large urban earthquake remain unnerving.
Here we are one summer later, and once again the poor Bay Area falls victim to the mega-destructo demands of summer blockbuster season. Thank goodness for musclebound Dwayne Johnson then.
And that's your mistake. (Not eating the Sour Patch Kids. Those are delicious.) The mistake is trying to process it. Image
"San Andreas" is a disaster! The acting, the script, the plot line, the continuity, even the CGI . . . all disasters. The only real dramatic tension is whether the movie is a bigger threat to San Francisco and Hollywood than an actual quake.
Each generation of special effects creates its own avalanche of disaster films: movies about disasters that are themselves disastrous.
Here's Roland Emmerich's favorite new movie: "San Andreas," which imagines what would happen if the biggest earthquake in