Bad news for all you movie fans, the apocalypse is happening this weekend. On the upside though you can listen to some classic rock courtesy of Pirate Radio.
Starring: John Cusack, Chjwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Plot: The Mayan prediction concerning the year 2012 comes true as the Earth starts to destroy itself and a family attempts to flee for safety.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 38%
Critic Consensus: “Roland Emmerich’s 2012 provides plenty of visual thrills, but lacks a strong enough script to support its massive scope and inflated length.”
Starring: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans, Nick Frost, Kenneth Branagh
Directed by: Richard Curtis
Plot: During the 1960’s, Rock and Roll was banned in Great Britain but 8 DJs broke the law and broadcast the music from a boat in the North Atlantic and became heroes to the British youth.
RT Freshness: 55%
Critic Consensus: “It lacks genuine rock & roll raunch, but Richard Curtis’ ode to the offshore radio stations of 1960s Britain has enough laughs and great tunes to stay smoothly afloat.”