Look, major, Earth-altering disaster is right around the corner. Miami is sinking before our eyes, species are going extinct, there's now a “wildfire season” in California, and it seems there's a new climate report every other week. God, this is a bleak into to a comedy article. Let's get back in our wheelhouse: in the span of a decade we went from disaster flick 2012 to Moonfall, and right now? Moonfall seems like a perfectly reasonable thing to happen.

It's easy to hand-wave big budget disaster movies as nothing more than lazy attempts by Hollywood to make a quick buck. But what if we told you that there's actually more truth to these films than anything else Tinsel Town pumps out? Because that's what we're going to do. It turns out plenty of places around the planet are due for destruction of the Roland Emmerich variety. None of you are safe.

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