End of the world

Parts Per Billion

With a poster that suggests disaster and mayhem, Parts Per Billion is actually an intimate drama more concerned with relationships than the outside world. But considering that the whole point is that the outside world is going to hell in a handbasket, you’d think that would play a bigger role in what is going on. …

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Last Night (1998)

It is literally the last night, the world is ending, and humankind has known this for at least several months. Why it’s ending is not really clear (it is mentioned off-hand that the sun is going supernova), it is just an accepted fact and not really dwelled upon. The film follows several characters, none of …

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2012

It will surprise no one to learn that the “plot” of the movie is fairly thin – neutrinos from the sun have been heating up the Earth’s core, and it reaches its boiling point to coincide with the doomsday prophecies citing 2012 as the year the world goes kablooie. Cue: the planet’s crust starts to …

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