In the movies, the ways in which the world will end are endless. Whether it be with a bang or a whimper–here are a few movies to watch (like “Cabin in the Woods”) while anticipating the apocalypse—especially if you think killer robots and giant planets are blasé.
After all the (well-deserved) awards and praise, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD is still a film about the end of the world. Hushpuppy is racing to find a way to save her father and the Bathtub from the impending Aurochs, floods and events that could destroy everything she knows. That’s one way to look at it — but we’ve recently been treating all the possible global catastrophes with an air of “meh.” So here are a few ways to better appreciate the end of days on film, especially if you think killer robots and giant planets are blasé.