But those who dont care for any scientific inaccuracies will wonder, is the action any good? The answers a mixed bag. Almost all the action is entirely CGI-related, so the question of whether or not you find it exciting to see an earthcraft (named Virgil) get banged around quite a few times is crucial to your enjoyment. The action abovegroundCore is all given away in the trailers, and none of its particularly exciting, thanks to the weak special effects. The space shuttle crash, the destruction of the Roman Colosseum and the Golden Gate bridge are not examples of CGI-work at its best, to put it kindly. A 60 million dollar budget isnt quite enough to pull a movie of this sort off, and it sometimes shows.
A teenager with teleportation abilities must suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.
The premise is the anti-Deep Impact/Armageddon. A group of expert individuals have to go to the center of the Earth to jumpstart the core, which has stopped spinning for some unknown reason. Heading this mission is professor Josh Keys (Aaron Eckhart), whos leading a six-man team, with a woman playing a key role, of course, as the pilot, played by Hilary Swank. Recognizable ces Delroy Lindo, Tcheky Karyo, Stanely Tucci, and Bruce Greenwood round out the rest of this very expendable team.
A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing…and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.
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Already, we realize the plot is fundamentally impossible. The only people who wouldnt recognize this are those still in grade school, so theyll probably get a kick out of the movie while thinking theyre getting some kind of education out of this because of all the scientific mumbo-jumbo and technobabble. More discriminatory viewers will scoff at all the sudden new inventions that aid our intrepid group of heroes, particularly the hull Delroy Lindo devises thats actually strengthened by heat. For me, scientific flaws are acceptable so long as its not so blatantly obvious, but this movies stretching my suspension of disbelief.
One of the scientific experts consulted for the of the movie was Dr. David Stevenson of Caltech. After talking to the producers, he thought of a scientifically possible way to send an unmanned probe to the core. His idea was published in the prestigious science journal Nature on 15 May 2003. See more
Surprisingly enough, the scenes set below ground do somewhat make up for the slack. A crisis is introduced every five to ten minutes to keep the characters working, so what we get is a briskly paced and often enjoyable second half. The effects work is still spotty, Core, but I found the characters relatively engaging, the situations irly compelling, and the Mcgyverish-solutions amusing. Still marring this outing on a consistent basis, however, are the films predictability, the occasionally really bad dialogue,new york asian escort the lack of solid intentional humor, and the stilted finale. The Core is not an unenjoyable timewaster, but its not exactly a great night at the movies, either.
An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominant a race of primitive humans.
Well, if I hadnt seen Armageddon, I might have liked this film more, which is not to say that its a weaker movie, just that the disaster formula plays out in much the same way so theres a sense of deja vu hanging over the proceedings. There are a lot of people out there who hated Armageddon, perhapsThe Core (2003 for its absurd science or for its quick-cut action sequences, so for those who didnt like the latter, The Core would be more up their alley, though the science here is even sillier.
The Earths core has stopped spinning. Disasters are appearing all over the world: Birds acting crazy, powerful thunderstorms, 32 people die within seconds of each other when their pacemakers quit working. Dr. Josh Keyes and his crew of five (total members: 6) go down to the center of the Earth to set off a nuclear device to make the Earths core start spinning again or Mankind will perish.
The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Mans best weapon is the will to survive.
The Core is the low-budget answer to Armageddon, meaning it was made on less than half the cost but desires to be its equal in delivering thrills and big buckets of popcorn fun. Now, whether or not you liked Armageddon is a good determinant of whether or not you should even bother watching The Core in the first place. I myself havent seen that Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer production in a while, and memory serves that it was an unbelievably preposterous, but enjoyable thrill ride that had a great sense of humor. How does The Core compare?
A ctory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall – a company that provides its clients with implanted ke memories of a life they would like to have led – goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
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Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control … before it initiates the next world war.
At the beginning when the Paramount pictures logo is shown there is a transition between the Paramount pictures logo and the film – the camera zooms in on the mountain then starts to move down through the mountain to the core of the earth. See more
An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.
The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his ther and ends up inside the digital world that his ther designed. He meets his thers creation turned bad and a unique ally who was born inside the digital domain of The Grid.
When Rat is trying to hack his way into the DoEs Intranet Database, on his first try to access a file he gets an error 404 – Access Denied. Actually, web server error message 404 corresponds to File Not Found, while 403 is Forbidden / Access Denied. Since Rat is working from a seemingly secured computer – he seems to have no trouble at all accessing the DoEs Intranet as clearly stated on the screen – probably the correct error message should have been 401 – Unauthorized. See more
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist for NORAD, must make a daring trek across America to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save humanity.
5 years after Pitch Black, the wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.