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Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – We have a Winner!!!

Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – We have a Winner!!!

The audience are on the edge of their seats… The tension is palpable… Which disaster film will beat the rest to be the best of the worst? The results are in for the Geo-Movie Cup 2022! As detailed in our previous blog, the EGU Seismology ECS team love those geological disaster films that are so bad, they’re good. 2020’s winner, “The Core”, was taken out of the r ...[Read More]

Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – The Sequel!

Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – The Sequel!

Next week the EGU Seismology ECS team launch the most anticipated film competition of the year…! Move over Oscars; take a step back Golden Globes; it’s all about the Geo-Movie Cup 2022!  In a world of endless sequels and massive franchise box-office behemoths, there is one sub-genre that is always guaranteed to entertain – the Geo-Movie! Films that have such a flimsy grasp of sci ...[Read More]

The HAMMER (AKA: The Best of the Worst)

The HAMMER (AKA: The Best of the Worst)

Back in the day when my group organised the yearly retreat, we would also plan for a movie night. Usually, we would not get far because a heated discussion would break out about the quality of the movie: “…but this is a terrible movie!”, my colleagues would scream in agony and despair. In my opinion, that was exactly the point! The movies are so bad they passed the threshold of badness and e ...[Read More]