Roland Emmerich’s 2009 sci-fi disaster thriller, 2012, offers thrills and destruction at the end of the world with amazing visuals to boot. We follow the film through the lens of two different characters, geologist Adrian Helmsley (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and novelist Jackson Curtis (John Cusack). On a trip to India in 2009, Adrian learns that neutrinos are heating up the Earth’s core. This information is quickly presented to White House Chief of Staff Carl Anheuser (Oliver…"2012: Disaster Thriller Is Our Worst Nightmare"
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Stillwater, the new Tom McCarthy film starring Matt Damon, borrows heavily from the events that transpired during the Amanda Knox case. There’s a few key differences between Allison Baker (Abigail Breslin) and Amanda Knox. For one, Knox’s case took place in Italy and came while she was studying abroad. Two, both of her parents were alive and from what I can tell, neither were blue collar workers. But it’s the gist of the case that…"Stillwater Borrows From The Amanda Knox Case"