2012 Movie Review
2012 will be released to theaters on November 13, 2009. The movie starring John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and directed by Roland Emmerich. If you are planning to go see the movie, here are a few reviews from around the web to help you make up your mind.
The Washington Times
“2012,” the new disaster picture from Roland Emmerich (“Independence Day,” “The Day After Tomorrow”), is 160 minutes long. That’s two hours and 40 minutes of Earth destruction and cardboard-cutout characters screaming in terror while they drive/fly/boat away from impending blue-screen computer-generated doom. Read More…
Say this for Roland Emmerich’s latest movie: It is a disaster.
Granted, for maybe an hour of its running time, 2012 is a reasonably kinetic catastrophe. Anyone who’s seen the director’s previous pictures (Godzilla, Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow) has to have known that he and his army of digitizers would arrange for the world to end not with a whimper but with a particularly showy bang. Read More
Wall Street Journal
Director Roland Emmerich doesn’t do small. In “Independence Day,” he blew up the White House. In “Godzilla,” he unleashed a monster lizard on New York. In “The Day After Tomorrow,” he covered the world in ice. For his latest epic “2012″ (and epic it is; the run time is nearly three hours), he forecasts the end of the world. Read More
2012 is in theaters now and you can watch the trailer here.