The most surprising thing about heist-thriller-meets-disaster-movie Category 5 is that it’s not the latest Syfy production. It’s being made for actual theatrical release by director Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious). No casting has been announced yet, but Coming Soon offers up this amazing plot description:
What can the Sharknado franchise do that it hasn’t already done? Is there really any place for a whirling vortex of sharks to go? We talked to Sharknado 3 director Anthony C. Ferrante at Comic-Con, and he told us how the Sharknado series is going to jump the shark: with the help of George Washington.
The data-crunching fiends over at Five Thirty Eight examined the data from thousands of script evaluations of screenplays by newbie writers, submitted to the Black List of unproduced screenplays. And they found that science fiction and comedies have the worst ratings of all — as well as the reasons why these scripts…
Why Honolulu police can have illegal sex in the name of law enforcement, how one L.A. neighborhood has chosen to destroy America, and who might actually be responsible for destroying the planet (spoiler: it's us). It's a rather depressing What's Ruining Our Cities!
In 1848, the people around Niagara Falls got treated to their own big-budget disaster movie special effect. One night the river simply ran dry. Find out why, and what people did about it.
There are many ways the world could end in real life. We could get whacked by an asteroid or nuke ourselves to hell. But there's no way the end of the world could be as bizarre as some of the scenarios that Hollywood has already filmed — or put in the pipeline recently.
Post-apocalyptic entertainment in the United States has become so commonplace that we have to wonder if it'll eventually go the way of the vampire. In a country of fleeting trends, it may very well hold true that even Armageddon is subject to staleness — a genre that may soon suffer it's own kind of doom.
Sakyo Komatsu's 1973 novel Japan Sinks hit a nerve for a whole generation of Japanese people, and spawned two movie versions. (Just as the name suggests, it was a novel in which the tectonic plates under Japan suddenly shift, setting off volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis, killing millions.)
Yesterday, Universal Pictures announced a deal for Louis Leterrier to direct G, a science fiction "tentpole" movie. Nothing much was revealed about G, except that it's "a scifi disaster pic with shades of The Day After Tomorrow and Taken." And they haven't hired a screenwriter yet.
Every great disaster movie has some moments of pure, epic destruction, where everything collapses, burns or blows up real good. Bonus points for destroyed landmarks and victim cameos. Here are 30 amazing money shots from the greatest disaster porn flicks.
Sean Connery, shirt unbuttoned halfway to his navel, plays chicken with a meteor fragment heading straight for his base, while Natalie Wood and Martin Landau watch. Will it strike before he can launch his missiles to destroy the big meteor?
Vampire Bill knows that the world is approaching the next Ice Age, and yet no one will believe him! Watch Stephen Moyer give his best "angry scientist" in the new trailer for the adaptation of James Follet's disaster novel, ICE!
If you're trapped in a mall at the end of the world, at least you can still get an Orange Julius - until all of the lights go out and people start to go all Lord of the Flies. The new Japanese natural disaster flick 252 takes place after the world's largest typhoon crashes through Tokyo. Buried beneath the rubble and…
Hostel director Eli Roth is sick of doing torture-porn, and he's in the home stretch of writing a huge-budget PG-13 science fiction movie that he says is inspired by Transformers and Cloverfield. He isn't giving any details about the new project, except that it'll feature "mass-destruction" and pandemonium. (The other…