Michel Simon garrulously lobbing a chamber-pot down a hallway is cinema.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Awesome! Another film by Dwayne Johnson that explodes the idea -- familiar from countless shitty disaster movies -- that geographic catastrophes are elaborate stand-ins for the trauma undergone by the family unit. These end-of-the world scenarios engineer chaos in the name of at first separating then reuniting the members of the central family. Collateral damage -- whether human or geographic -- is only half of the equation. Here, the escalating spectacle of the disaster movie is intimately tied to Dwayne…