"The Day after Tomorrow" starts in a broad scale with impressive visuals, but lacks the lasting appeal as well as the character depth. I can suspect where the movie wants itself headed to, but fails to execute in action..Los Angeles was wiped out by flying saucers in Emmerich's "Independence Day," New York was assaulted in his "Godzilla," and now, in "The Day After Tomorrow," Emmerich outdoes himself Los Angeles is leveled by multiple tornados, New York is buried under ice and snow, the United Kingdom is flash frozen, and lots of the Northern Hemisphere is wiped out for good measure..Roland Emmerich must dislike New York City. After all, this is the third time he has destroyed it. The Day After Tomorrow, an ode to an apocalyptic endgame of global warming, is an old fashioned disaster film with modern day special effects.It's cheesy and over the top, but the disaster sequences are well crafted and some of the formulaic action sequences generate tension..The Day After Tomorrow Critics Consensus. The Day After Tomorrow is a ludicrous popcorn thriller filled with clunky dialogue, but spectacular visuals save it from being a total disaster..The Day After Tomorrow is a American science fiction disaster film co written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward.It is based on the book The Coming Global Superstorm by Art Bell and Whitley Strieber.The film depicts catastrophic climatic effects following the disruption of the North Atlantic Ocean ."The Day After Tomorrow" is a disaster movie, but it isn't a disastrous one. But if Roland Emmerich really thought he was making a movie with a message, he didn't quite succeed to be honest, Emmerich is to serious film making as Naomi Wolf is to recommending "Voluptuous" magazine..Directed by Roland Emmerich. With Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Dash Mihok. Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age..The Day After Tomorrow is all about the high energy, rapid fire spectacular. Spectacular effects. Spectacular disasters. Spectacular ear splittingastic sound to rival military shock and awe..The Day After Tomorrow, released on video the day before tomorrow, introduces and in all likelihood lays to rest a new film genre, the Environmental Apocalypse Thriller.The story is like an .The Day After Tomorrow doesn't have the some heart or the zing that Will Smith, Robert Loggia, and Jeff Goldblum brought to Independence Day. It does have some striking visuals and cool special effects, from hailstones the size of basketballs in Tokyo to a huge Russian ship floating ghost like through what once was th Avenue..
The Day After Tomorrow stands a rung above Independence Day which self destructed in its final third and significantly more than that above the turgid Godzilla remake. The film s premise global warming leading to a radical climate shift and a new ice age has caused scientists worldwide to flinch..It is such a relief to hear the music swell up at the end of a Roland Emmerich movie, its restorative power giving us new hope. Billions of people .