It’s the End of the World as We Know It: Apocalypse Movie Month

Posted in The Screening Room by - February 01, 2017

The apocalypse is fodder for many a filmmaker with a blank canvas to create a wholly original outlook for humanity. From Mike Judge’s dumbass future in Idiocracy to Arnold Schwarzenegger fighting the devil himself in End of Days, the apocalypse has taken many cinematic forms. The end of the world has never been so diverse or over the top.

This month we’ll be taking a look at some apocalypse films along with some of the big new releases of the month including The Lego Batman MovieJohn Wick Chapter 2A Cure for Wellness, and Get Out. So buckle up buckaroos because this month is going to be a journey into the end of humanity as we know it.


Week 1 (1st-4th)

Wednesday: Westworld

Friday: The Time Machine (2002)


Week 2 (5th – 11th)

Monday Kulturecast: End of Days

Tuesday: Akira

Wednesday: Daybreakers

Friday: After Earth


Week 3 (12th – 18th)

Monday Kulturecast: Idiocracy

Tuesday: The Happening

Wednesday: Priest

Thursday Kulturecast: John Wick: Chapter 2

Friday: Legion


Week 4 (19th – 25th)

Monday Kulturecast: Escape from L.A.

Tuesday: Dredd

Wednesday: Melancholia

Thursday Kulturecast: A Cure for Wellness

Friday: 9


Week 5 (26th – 28th)

Monday Kulturecast: 12 Monkeys

Tuesday: Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

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Chris Stachiw is the Editor-in-Chief and co-host of the Kulturecast. He’s a native Californian with a penchant for sarcasm and a taste for the cinematic bizarre. You’ll often find him wandering the wasteland of Nebraska searching for the meaning of life and possibly another rare Pokemon.

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