It is 2020. Findings by environmental scientist Professor Thom Archer suggest that Halo, the corporate energy company drilling on the Greenland Glacier are causing it to melt. Archer’s warnings are ignored, so he heads to the Arctic to find indisputable evidence. Upon arrival, he realizes humankind is under immediate threat, and races home to save his family. The glacier collapses, with devastating consequences. Astonishing weather patterns emerge and plunge the world’s temperatures into steep decline
Okay, let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: this is basically The Day After Tomorrow with a different cast. Am I right? Like, it’s almost exactly the same as far as the plot goes, and the result is that I can’t tell whether I think it will be better or worse. I mean, I guess it will probably be a bit better, seeing as Roland Emmerich isn’t behind it, but…I dunno, man. The Day After Tomorrow may have been one large-scale ice age disaster movie too many. Though this might be worth it to see Bill Compton saving the world.