Geostorm (2017)
November 5, 2017 5:29 AM - Subscribe

When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate start to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.
posted by ellieBOA (8 comments total)
 
oooh I can't wait to see this. it looks SOOOO BAD!!!
posted by supermedusa at 10:12 AM on November 5, 2017


It was bad but enjoyable! Not enough character development, some truly bad American accents, and eye rolling moments, but fun action, nice international scenes, and some unintentionally funny moments!
posted by ellieBOA at 10:44 AM on November 5, 2017 [2 favorites]


It's entertaining, provided you have extremely managed expectations.
posted by DrAstroZoom at 12:09 PM on November 6, 2017 [1 favorite]


It was very entertaining, and going forward I hope that anyone that programs any device to prevent something makes sure to include a countdown timer and voice warning in case that device fails.

FIVE MINUTES...TO GEOSTORM is just the best dumb thing.
posted by graventy at 7:20 AM on November 14, 2017 [1 favorite]


Eminently enjoyable popcorn B-movie.
posted by Apocryphon at 2:09 PM on December 4, 2017


We only needed the geoengineering because Butler failed with renewable energy. North facing solar panels on a northern hemisphere site. Come on dude!
posted by biffa at 12:24 PM on February 28, 2018 [1 favorite]


It's entertaining, provided you have extremely managed expectations.

I did manage them, but: this was bad and not fun.

For a disaster movie it's very talky; there's a lot of slow-moving conspiracy before the storms. We're supposed to care about the brothers' relationship; we don't. All the dialogue is terribly written and woodenly delivered. They have no idea how to write a child's voice; Butler's young daughter talks to him like an adult. Ed Harris is game but it's obvious from the moment we see him that he's going to turn out to be the villain.

This was terrible and was not worth the time.
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 9:51 AM on March 3 [2 favorites]


This was terrible and was not worth the time.

It's a movie called Geostorm. What did you expect?
posted by iamck at 12:33 PM on April 17


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