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Polar Storm (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 28 March 2009
A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth's magnetic field.

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

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Pole Reversal  »

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After Mayfield attaches the timer to the bomb he puts a thin metal cover over the opening. There is nothing to prevent sea water from entering and damaging the bomb. Also, pressure at the bottom of the Marianas Trench is approximately 15,750 psi (over 7 tons psi). The bombs would have been crushed as soon as they were placed in the water. 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 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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