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    Added on: 7/5/2005 20:22
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    Day After Tomorrow, The (Two Discs) (UK)

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    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 124 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Climatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) has been conducting research that indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in the planet`s climate. He cautions officials that it could happen if they don`t act soon, but his warning comes too late. As a series of increasingly severe weather events start to unfold around the globe, there are symptoms of a massive global change.
    The melting polar caps have poured too much fresh water into the oceans and disrupted the currents that stabilise the climate system. Global warming has pushed the planet over the edge and into a new Ice Age. A global superstorm is on its way! Roland Emmerich`s disaster film also thoughtfully includes a human interest angle about Quaid setting off on a dangerous quest to rescue his son (Jake Gyllenhaal) from a icebound New York. And some wolves.

    Special Features:
    Disc One: Commentary by Roland Emmerich and producer Mark Gordon. Commentary by co-writer Jeffrey Nachmanoff, cinematographer Ueli Steiger, editor David Brenner and production designer Barry Chusid.
    Disc Two: Pre-visualisation. Pre-production meeting. Storyboard gallery. Concept art gallery. Eye of the Storm: Filming The Day After Tomorrow. Pushing the Envelope: Visual Effects. Scoring. The Final Mix. Interactive Demo. Deleted scenes (with optional commentary). The Force of Destiny: The Science and Politics of Change. Trailers.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    DTS 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Roland Emmerich

    Written By:

    Jay O. Sanders
    Dash Mihok
    Emmy Rossum
    Jake Gyllenhaal
    Dennis Quaid

    Twentieth Century Fox

    Your Opinions and Comments

    9 / 10
    I just love disaster movies!
    OK, so they`re not always that accurate.
    OK, so the acting isn`t always top notch.
    OK, so the script isn`t always that great either.
    But who cares???
    Those movies are meant for one purpose and one purpose only - to depict a disaster.
    This movie is no exception. The story is pretty simple (while occasionally a bit far-fetched), the acting - decent and the accuracy level varies from acceptable to none.
    The video transfer is great. The transfer shows no grain or compression signs at all. The visuals are mostly stunning and it shows a lot of work was put into the special effects` realism factor.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is explosive. The surrounds are constantly used and provide a very good sound envelope.
    The menus are nicely animated with sound.
    The extras include 2 commentaries, an interactive game, 10 deleted scenes, a very detailed behind the scenes featurette (dealing with sound, music and special effects issues), 11 storyboards, a picture gallery and a 1-hour documentary about global warming.
    Bottom line - this is an awesome movie and we should definitely start taking good care of our precious mother Earth.

    The Day After Tomorrow revisited - July 2009
    Just over 4 years after first watching the movie for the first time, I got a chance to watch it again, and what can I say - my initial enthusiasm sort of wore off.
    It's a rather lame-plotted movie with a few visual effects and thrills, but not the awesome movie I thought it to be.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 11/5/2005 14:51
    3 / 10
    What are my thoughts on The Day After Tomorrow? I think it`s a garbage film that depicts catastrophic effects of global warming in an exaggerated way laced or should I say saturated with CGI and other SFX. The movie is too political and personally I think it makes people use the car more often rather than reduce the number they use the car more. I`m suprised this movie didn`t get a razzie for being too political.

    There is no need to make a (deliberately) dramatic movie which has an exaggerated storm that destroys the whole nation (literally). You can forget what the movie has told us, at most you`ll get severe flooding in a few areas in the US. Want a disasterous flood similar to DAT? Go to the UK(England specifically). There`s Unpredictable weather, sunny one second, raining the next.
    posted by alias-rf2 on 12/5/2005 22:28