We all have them. Our guilty pleasure movies. Movies we like that we don’t like to tell other people. Films that bring us unbridled joy while making others cringe in pain. Films so many people hate but you just, somehow, for whatever reason, love. This is my list.
The late Bill Paxton’s career was incredibly varied—he earned widespread critical acclaim for HBO polygamy drama Big Love, and rocked one of the best mustaches in the West in Tombstone. But our favorite Paxton performances came in genre movies—and he was a high point in some of the greatest of all time.
Twister has it all: growling tornadoes, a battle of good vs. evil in the competitive world of meteorology, a young Philip Seymour Hoffman, and a megameta scene in which a funnel cloud decimates a drive-in just as Jack Nicholson hacks up a door at the Overlook. It's corny, it's scientifically iffy, and WE LOVE IT.
The US is the most tornado-friendly landmass on Earth. We've got just the right mix of moisture, instability, lift, and wind shear to provoke more than 1,000 of the dangerous storms annually.
Last week, more than 150 tornadoes ripped through the Southern United States killing many. Satellite images have captured images of the tornadoes' tracks and in this particular image, you can clearly see it zipping diagonally across the screen.
Sure, disaster movies are just empty calories of mass destruction — but even when you don't take them seriously, there are always some scenes that you just can't excuse. We've collected the most infuriating moments from the biggest disaster movies.
You think your plasma TV is impressive? It isn't. This is an impressive display: the TWISTER 360-degree rotating 3D display. It allows you to be immersed in a fully 3D video environment without the use of special glasses, although I'm not sure if it would go that well in your living room.