It’s exactly the film that May and Taylor wanted, and it’s a complete bore.
Leans more toward unintentional comedy than summer blockbuster disaster movie.
It holds the tension with the empathy and effectiveness of a large metal vise.
Sadly only inherits the bad habits of the worst M. Night Shyamalan films.
A film bursting with potential that slowly deflates like an overfilled balloon.
Director Kormákur seems to have a knack for draining all of the energy out of life’s most epic stories.
Reitman taps into the same invigorating emotional reservoir as his brilliant 2007 film Juno.
A slow burn of political chess across a white-hot board where every move comes from the shadows.
This creative and often intense film serves up captivating novelty through surprising, deafening silence.