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Polar Storm (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  28 March 2009 (USA)
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A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth's magnetic field.

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Dr. James Mayfield
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Dr. Elman
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A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth's magnetic field.

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28 March 2009 (USA)  »

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Pole Reversal  »

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When the comet fragment is falling to Earth, Pam tells James that is going to land at 51 latitude, 179 longitude, and warns him that that is only 100 miles from his location. However, James and his partner were at the Arctic Circle in mainland Alaska; 51N 179W is about 17 miles south of Amatignak Island in the Aleutians, about 1500 miles away. See more »

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Captain Yolenkov: So, we work together to save world, no?
General Mayfield: Yes, Dr. May-field will formulate the detonation sequence.
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Bargain basement disaster movie.
14 March 2010 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

which made me laugh all the way through - which I doubt was one of the Producers' intentions.

The Budget for POLAR STORM is Low, but then again being an SYFY channel production you have to expect that, but the FX are very poor by 2010 standards.

What made me laugh all the way through is the appalling dialogue - which is unintentionally hilarious, The acting is only adequate at best, the plot holes are many and there is very few people actually in the Film - ALL expense spared on extras it seems.

The 'star' of the film is Jack Coleman (No - I haven't heard of him either) although he will be known to fans of NBC's drama HEROES.

Written and Directed by Paul Ziller who has made dozens of B-Movies - none of which I have seen or now intend to see given how rubbish POLAR STORM turned out to be, even with my very low expectations.

BUT, having said all that - POLAR STORM was still cheesy enough to be just about watchable.


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