Volcano

Synopsis: Something unspeakably chilling is ultimately starting to heat up at The City of Los Angeles! Beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits, a raging volcano has formed, raining a storm of deadly fire bombs and an endless tide of white-hot lava upon the stunned city!
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Mick Jackson
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.4
Metacritic:
55
Rotten Tomatoes:
48%
PG-13
Year:
1997
104 min
1,755 Views


It's 9am. Temperature is 72 degrees...

In a back-up on the 10 westbound at Hoover

due to police activity, is a drive-by shooting...

Eyelid surgery,

body sculpting, citric-acidpeels,

whatever it takes

to create a whole new you.

..sensibilidad y delicadeza...

Can plankton cure cancer?

The answer may surprise you.

According to a study published

by the lnstitute for Holistic Research...

A boy of 15

is sentenced to ten years for armed robbery.

The judge sends him to an adult prison...

In other news, a crowd of 6,000

greeted recording artist Chilli B

on his release from County Jail this morning.

So test-drive

a new orpreviously-owned Mercedes

at your local dealer.

You'll get a chance to get this rhinestone

bracelet if you're dialing now for $35,

item number 633802...

The devil knows the wickedness of the city.

He knows he can prey on ourignorance.

He knows he can stoke

unrighteous thoughts in ourheads,

and tha the can turn those thoughts

into unrighteous deeds.

Citizens living near Olvera Street

are unhappy this morning

over a proposed plan to turn the site of one

of the city's oldest churches into a minimall.

Is this the right time to be investing?

ls love waiting just around the corner?

Dial 976. A certified

psychic astrologistis standing by

to guide you

through the mysteries of the cosmos...

More trouble

for the beleagueredMetro Rail this morning

as angryBeverly Hills residents protest

the newest extension of the RedLine Subway

into their neighbourhood.

The demonstration, called outside

the Beverly Centershopping mall,...

The people I see here today

never voted for this subway.

And...

And they certainly never voted to see it

stop in the heart of this neighbourhood.

Hey, Councilman! Councilman!

The people ofyour district

want us to clean their houses

and watch their kids.

If we have no cars, how we getting to work?

These buses run every ten minutes.

- How would you know?

- How would I know?

I know this:
every time

this line gets extended there's blasting.

It's dangerous, it's expensive, it's noisy.

Nuke the whole city! Nuke the whole city!

Kelly, your eggs are ready!

Hello? I already told you.

I don't eat in the morning.

The people of my district

have to provide overhalf the taxes...

Ow!

Max, clean that up.

Kelly, cornflakes are ready.

All the subway's gonna do is make it easier

for downtown's problems to come up west.

What have we got?

Gunshots to the back,

two exit wounds. BP: 80 over, palp.

- Heart rate?

- Heart rate 130.

Get a CBC, chest X-ray and an EKG.

- What have we got?

- Drive-by.

- County full or what?

- Must be some holiday we don't know about.

Ready, 1, 2, 3!

- How many exit wounds?

- Two. Here and here.

- Decreasing respiration and a weak pulse.

- Can I have a number 2 swab?

- Cool watch. Tag or Rolex?

- Rolex. Hubby's big on anniversaries.

Quake!

That was refreshing.

I hate it when that happens.

OK, quake's over.

Let's tube him. Give me a seven.

9.14?

9.14. Right.

Everything all clear?

Folks, I don't know what to say.

OK, you can come out of there now.

Grab a jacket.

We have to go by the office for a while.

- You told Mom you'd take the week off.

- I am taking the week off.

I'll just wait here, OK?

- I can't leave you here after an earthquake.

- Why not? I'm 13. I know what to do.

OK. What do you do?

Get in the door frame, put your head between

your knees and kiss your ass goodbye.

All right. That's it.

Who are you calling?

Anita?

- Dad!

- Shut up. I need a baby-sitter.

..not to panic. Please stay calm.

Damage from

this morning's shaker, time dat 9.14am,

seems to be confined

offender-benders and jangled nerves...

We have a non-injuryaccident,

7th and Stanley. Altercation reported.

Oh-oh, we're cool now. It's the LAPD.

Officer! How about

giving us a ride back to civilisation?

What's up?

You gonna come out or what? It's our 'hood.

You wanna tell me what this is about?

- Get outta my face.

- If I'm in your face, you'd know it, bro!

Huh, right!

No official word

on the quake's magnitude...

- Have we got any power failure?

- Blue Line running.

- What's the status on Green Line?

- Green Line good.

- We got radio contact with the train.

- Radio up andrunning on Blue.

OK, let's get some business done.

Epicentre and magnitude?

Who's in for a ten spot?

Vegas, 6.8.

Vegas. I love that.

..we hope to get confirmation of

the shaker's magnitude from seismologists.

I can't.

I can't.

A couple of sentences, a question or two.

Why don't you do it?

People wanna hear from a seismologist,

not a pencil pusher.

If I go out there, I'm gonna throw up.

That won't send

the sense of calm we're looking for.

- Hey, you guys feel anything this morning?

- You're off the hook, Flash.

You weren't gonna

make her talk to those nasty reporters?

I got some stuff I wanna show you later.

OK.

Good morning, good morning.

How are you?

Hi, Amy.

- Morning, Doc.

- All righty. You ready?

You're on air.

This was a small-to-moderate earthquake,

epicentred in Palmdale...

Palmdale! Ah!

- Who's got it?

- Gobby's got it!

Gobby's the winner.

Yeah!

Get outta here!

- ..there couldbe aftershocks that

- Get back to work. Think this is a party?

could potentially

reach the range we felt this morning.

- As you have heard, it was a 4.9.

- Yes, baby, you can go to work

because the building's been retrofitted.

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Jerome Armstrong

Jerome Armstrong (born February 26, 1964) is an American political strategist. In 2001, he founded MyDD, a blog which covered politics, making him one of the first political bloggers. Armstrong coined the term netroots, and was referred to as The Blogfather for having mentored many other famous bloggers such as Markos Moulitsas in their early years. He is credited as one of the architects of Howard Dean's '04 grassroots presidential campaign, and bringing those tactics to campaigns globally. He is one of the co-founders of Vox Media. more…

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