National Geographic: Forces of Nature Reviews

April 29, 2005
One of the few movies where the word 'awesome' truly applies.
April 15, 2005
An engrossing 40-minute National Geographic documentary.
February 11, 2005
This 50-minute tour of three of nature's great disasters will leave you shaken. Sometimes literally.
February 11, 2005
An entertaining but frustratingly brief look at the way earthquakes, tornadoes and volcanoes affect humanity.
February 11, 2005
Forces of Nature doesn't just show nature at its angriest; this film explains how and why as well. It's a highly entertaining way to learn valuable lessons.
February 4, 2005
Often breathtaking, Forces of Nature reminds us of the true meaning of global power.
January 27, 2005
Great images, to be sure, but there are just not enough of them, and too many static shots of researchers confabbing over instrument panels.
November 19, 2004
Captures the grandeur and terror of our Midwestern cyclonic storms.
October 11, 2004
September 17, 2004
A tad dated when it was finished earlier this year.
July 14, 2004
An intermittently spectacular science lesson.
July 2, 2004
While occasionally dry and over-reliant on computer-generated visualizations of the Earth's core and tectonic plates, this documentary's impressive footage of natural disasters is nothing short of amazing.
July 2, 2004
This is one of most beautifully shot documentaries in recent memory.
June 17, 2004
Puts audiences extremely close to a series of deadly disasters of the type most of us just read about.
June 17, 2004
If you're a person who thinks 'severe weather advisory' means 'time to sit on the porch and watch the lightning,' you'll go for Forces of Nature.
June 10, 2004
While the Hollywood movie cooked up its killer weather on special-effects computers, these are real.
June 4, 2004
Worth a family outing regardless of its shortcomings.
June 4, 2004
With the spectacular opening of Forces of Nature, narrated by Kevin Bacon, IMAX outdoes Hollywood's fanciest effects wizards.