• Gabe Powers

Episode 32: Disaster Movies, feat. Justin Clark

FORTIFY THE TORNADO SHELTER, STAY CLEAR OF THE WINDOWS & STOCK UP ON FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, IT’S DISASTER-O-CLOCK!



Do you hear earthquakes and lightning? Do you hear hurricanes blowing and fear the rivers overflowing? Well, don’t we all – it’s called climate change. The end is coming for us all. Why not spend what time you have left listening to Gabe and returning guest Justin Clark chat about the spectacular disaster movies that predicted our current predicament? Join us for a look back at new and classic catastrophic cacophonies, including John Guillermin’s The Towering Inferno (1974), Shiro Moritani’s Japan Sinks (aka: Submersion of Japan, 1973), Roger Donaldson’s Dante’s Peak (1997), Roland Emmerich’s 2012 (2009), and Dean Devlin’s Geostorm (2017).

00:00 – Intro

02:48 – The Towering Inferno

31:51 – Japan Sinks

54:10 – Dante’s Peak

1:13:40 – 2012 (and other Roland Emmerich movies)

1:41:37 – Geostorm

1:52:53 – Outro & other recommendations



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