DEEP IMPACT – Movie Review
Deep Impact is a gripping disaster movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Directed by Mimi Leder, the film follows the story of a comet on a collision course with Earth and the desperate efforts of humanity to save themselves from the impending doom.
The movie features an all-star cast including Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman, and Vanessa Redgrave, who all deliver excellent performances that bring the story to life. The film explores the emotional and psychological toll of an impending global catastrophe, as families and loved ones struggle to come to terms with the reality of their situation.
What sets Deep Impact apart from other disaster movies is its focus on the human aspect of the story, rather than just the spectacle of destruction. The characters are relatable and their struggles feel real, making the audience invested in their fates. The special effects are also impressive, with the destruction of major cities portrayed in a terrifyingly realistic manner.
While some may argue that the ending is a bit predictable, the journey leading up to it is emotionally satisfying and impactful. Overall, Deep Impact is a well-crafted disaster movie that delivers on both the spectacle and the heart. It’s a film that will leave you thinking about the fragility of human life and the importance of coming together in times of crisis.
Deep Impact celebrates it’s 25th anniversary with the 4K release.
Bonus content is detailed below:
- Commentary by director Mimi Leder and visual effects supervisor Scott Farrar
- Preparing For The End
- Making An Impact
- Creating The Perfect Traffic Jam
- Parting Thoughts
- Photo Gallery