In Old Chicago
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Connect with IMDb



2013 | 2012 | 2010

1 item from 2010


Climate change is inspiring the ultimate scary movies | Ryan Gilbey

1 January 2010 1:00 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Disaster film-makers struggling to compete with the realities of the post-9/11 world have, in global warming, found the perfect plot device

It may be the start of a new year, but as far as cinema is concerned that doesn't mean it can't also be the end of the world. Even before January is out, audiences will have been given two gruelling visions of the future from which to choose. You can experience your dystopian forecast in moderately Hollywood-friendly form in The Book of Eli, in which Denzel Washington battles unwashed marauding types in a harsh futuristic landscape. Or you can take your medicine straight in the form of The Road, an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel about a father and son trudging through a world scarred by environmental collapse.

Long before such films, or recent animated equivalents like Wall-e or 9, we have harboured a cultural compulsion to imagine our collective demise. »

- Ryan Gilbey

Permalink | Report a problem


2013 | 2012 | 2010

1 item from 2010


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners