Volcano Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffman

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Tommy Lee Jones plays Roarke, a specialist in the Office of Emergency Management, in Los Angeles. Symptoms are showing signs of a major natural disaster in L.A., and before he knows it, Roarke finds his hands full trying to stop a major volcanic eruption. Though it isn't really a volcano as the title misleads you into believing, but a weak spot in the earth's crust, i.e., beneath the La Brea Tar Pits, where recent earthquakes have let loose some molten lava. The lava is oozing up through the city's sewer and subway systems and finding its way to the surface where it destroys everything in its path. Don Cheadle plays his sidekick in the office that tries to direct the resources where they are needed. Anne Heche is the geologist who tries to get authorities to listen that the danger is greater than they realize. Gaby Hoffman, is Roark's daughter, who is nearly killed by an exploding building.
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The review of this Movie prepared by BethG

A volcano is formed after an earthquake in the middle of Los Angelos. Mike Roark, an emergency management director, tries to save the people of L.A. with the help of Dr. Amy Barnes, a seismologist. Together they must track the flow and direct it away from the unprotected Los Angelenos.
The review of this Movie prepared by Dashaun Montanez

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 25%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 45%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Disaster, Natural/Nuclear    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   volcano

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice    -   govt employee Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   sewers/subways    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead    -   gory visuals of deaths Unusual forms of death    -   frying (cooking)    -   flamed Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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