Actor | Director | Producer | Writer
Roland Emmerich is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer who is known for his work on disaster and action flicks. He made a name for himself with The Noah's Ark Principle (1981) and co-founded Centropolis Entertainment in 1985 with his sister. Besides his work in the entertainment industry, he is a collector of art and an active campaigner for the LGBT community, global warming awareness and equal rights.
Gives insight into the creators mindset and how they culled from real life events to create some of the biggest sci-fi films of all time.
Runtime: 55 min.
Massive earthquakes. Giant tidal waves. Super volcanoes exploding. Raging firestorms. These are just a few visions of a global apocalypse that some say will happen on December 21, 2012. That's when the eerily accurate Mayan calendar will come to a sudden end. That ancient calendar is causing a modern day panic. People around the world fear that our planet faces a catastrophe never seen before ...
Runtime: 120 min.
Documentary focusing on the Japanese Godzilla, featuring interviews with such people as Director Jun Fukuda, the wide of the late Ishiro Honda and Alex Cox. This documentary incorporates footage from rare shows like "Ultra Q" and films like "King Kong Escapes".
Runtime: 39 min.
A "mockumentary" of the alien invasion during Independence Day. Barry Nolan hosts the programme, the first 9 minutes of which are a spoof news report of the events of the film. The middle bit is a discussion of the film by cast and crew, and at the end various scientists and politicians discuss what would happen if real aliens arrive on Earth.
Runtime: 22 min.
Directed by: Thomas C. Grane