What Our Fascination with Disaster Movies Says About Us

I was very honoured to be asked by the good folks at Movie Pilot to contribute to one of their excellent fanzines.

This one was about disaster movies, and I submitted a piece discussing what our ongoing fascination with the genre says about us as a species. From King Kong to Godzilla, to The Towering Inferno, Twister, San Andreas and both Independence Day movies, they just don’t go away.

You can read the full article – including quotes from Roland Emmerich – here.

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