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Armageddon (1998)

Directed by Michael Bay. Cast: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, Keith David, Owen Wilson, William Fichtner, Eddie Griffin, Steve Buscemi. The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it. 151 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Deutsch, James I. "Gender Representations: As the World Ends: Traditional Gender Roles in Apocalyptic Science-Fiction Films of the Late 1990s." Gender in Film & the Media, 2000, p39-45, 7p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Goldman, Stuart J. "The science of Hollywood." Sky and Telescope, June 1998, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p28-31, 4p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Persons, Mitch. "Armageddon: The Dirty Dozen Meets Nasa in a Bruce Willis Meteor Disaster Epic" Cinefantastique, Jul98, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p7-12, 4p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Richards, Andy. "Armageddon" Sight & Sound, September 1998, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p36-38, 3p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only