The Dumbest Apocalypses That Hollywood Has Dreamed Up

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. » 12/13/12 1:31pm 12/13/12 1:31pm

30 Awesome Disaster Movie Money Shots

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. » 11/22/10 4:10pm 11/22/10 4:10pm

Sean Connery's chest hair vs. a rogue meteorite fragment — to the death!

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? » 11/05/10 5:45pm 11/05/10 5:45pm

Strip Roland Emmerich's 2012 Of Its Special Effects, And What Do You…

You've seen five slapsticky minutes of disaster-porn film 2012. You've even seen our 1970s exploitation version of the film. Now see Roland Emmerich's film denuded of special FX, with just the actors making "o" faces. [via Film Drunk] » 10/06/09 12:39pm 10/06/09 12:39pm

252 Typhoon Survivors Buried In A Mall — How Long Until They Start To…

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… » 8/11/08 4:33pm 8/11/08 4:33pm

Transformers Meets Cloverfield, from the Director Of Hostel

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… » 4/25/08 7:00am 4/25/08 7:00am