Disaster Films We Imagine Watching During Sandy

Hey everyone, hope you are all doing well in the East Coast after the disaster movie we are living through in the wake of hurricane Sandy. We are located in the East side of Manhattan, where we are still waiting for the power to come back on. Refilling the toilet with the water we saved in the bathtub, walking down 16 flights of stairs with only glow sticks to guide us, walking north for 20 blocks for food, showering in friends' apartments, walking past military convoys, candlelit dinners, sporadic cellphone service, getting water from a fire hydrant, complete darkness in Manhattan, rationing the iPad battery... These are a few of the things we 21st century urban Robinson Crusoes have to live with in the new normal in New York. And worst of all, no tv or movies! Our thoughts are with the people who lost their belongings or loved ones.

We are much better off than most. We will be back next week with regular articles when we get power back on. Stay safe! In the meantime, here are a few of our favorite end of the world disaster films with people who have it worse than us, that we would be watching if we had electricity:

The Day After Tomorrow
Earthquake
War of the Worlds
Fight Club
Beasts of the Southern Wild
28 Days Later
The Dark Knight Rises
A.I.
Godzilla
Daylight
Mars Attacks
Tremors
The Andromeda Strain
The Towering Inferno
Cloverfield
Contagion
Super 8
When Time Ran Out
Mad Max
Melancholia
Ghostbusters II
Terminator 3 & 4
The Perfect Storm
2012
12 Monkeys
Idiocracy
Cloud Atlas
Waterworld
I Am Legend
Shaun of the Dead
In Time
Independence Day
Deep Impact
Dante's Peak
Wall-E
Planet of the Apes
The Matrix
Children of Men
The Road

Any other suggestions of films we can play in our heads?


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