- 1 hr 27 min
Geo-Disaster, a 2017 disaster movie directed by Thunder Levin, is a thrilling story set in the near future where Earth has been plagued by natural disasters that threaten the very existence of humanity. The movie follows Matthew Pohlkamp's character, a scientist, who discovers that the government has been experimenting with a machine that can control the climate. However, something goes terribly wrong, and the machine creates catastrophic climate changes that put the entire planet in danger. Natalie Pelletier plays the role of the scientist's wife, who must work against time, along with a team of experts, to restore order, and prevent a global disaster. Meanwhile, Erich Riegelmann, portrays the President of the United States, who faces the daunting task of making tough decisions that will save humanity from extinction. As the movie begins with the machine going haywire, the audience is subjected to a series of high-intensity action scenes, as cities around the world begin to face extreme weather conditions. There are hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and floods that hit major cities including Los Angeles and New York. The special effects in the movie are highly impressive, and they create a sense of dread and despair as the world appears to be on the brink of collapse. The movie takes on the serious issue of climate change, as it is implied that the machine was developed to control the climate and prevent such disasters from happening in the future. However, it goes wrong, and the message becomes that humanity must work with nature, not against it. The film is not preachy, and the message is delivered in a subtle way. While the movie mainly focuses on the big action scenes and the intense action sequences, there are many smaller, emotional moments in the film as well. There is a strong emotional connection between the scientist and his wife, who work together to try and save the world. Maggie Rose Hudson's character, the Vice President, is another highlight of the film, as she brings a quiet intensity to her role, which is key to helping the group save humanity from the brink of destruction. The movie provides a fast-paced and engaging story that captures the audience from the opening scenes until the end. The film's pacing is good, and the story develops naturally, with a good balance between the action and the story. The film's pacing accelerates as the story progresses, building up to an exciting and satisfying climax. The acting in the movie is pretty good, with the characters playing their roles with conviction. Matthew Pohlkamp plays the role of a scientist whose dedication to his work puts his family in danger, and his performance is pitch-perfect. Natalie Pelletier brings a strong emotional depth to her role, and the chemistry between the two leads is palpable. Erich Riegelmann is convincing as the President, and his character plays an important role in the development of the story. Overall, Geo-Disaster is a good disaster movie that delivers on its promises. It is a thrilling ride, full of action, suspense, and drama, that explores the dangers of playing God with nature. The film provides a strong message that resonates long after the credits roll, and it is a great movie to watch with friends or family. The special effects and the strong performances from the actors make this an entertaining and memorable film.