(Brittany Murphy, Eriq La Salle, et al / DVD / NR / 2009 / Asylum Home Ent.)
Overview: A colossal crack in the earth has started and now there is only 24 hours to stop it from destroying mankind when MEGAFAULT comes to Blu-rayTM and DVD on November 24, 2009 from The Asylum.
DVD Verdict: 'MegaFault,' starring two of the most where-did-they-go? actors known to the movie scene, Brittany Murphy and Eriq La Salle, tells the story of how one day in West Virginia, Charley “Boomer” Baxter (LaSalle) is found supervising the placement of mountaintop-removal explosives. As he detonates the TNT, a massive earthquake liquefies the terrain.
Within hours, Dr. Amy Lane (Murphy), a government seismologist (eh huh!), arrives at the epicenter. Amy determines that the initial quake has exposed a deep seismic fault that runs across the center of the North American continent and threatens to tear the world in half. Now, Amy and Boomer must race ahead of the massive crack in the earth while devising a plan to stop the devastation and warn everyone in its path.
So, sure you know this is not Oscar material off the bat, but it certainly isn't as bad as you'd expect either! Having seen many of these types of movies before, let alone other films by The Asylum, 'MegaFault' is obviously one of their biggest budgeted films to date. With endless action and special effects taking place every time you blink, the film really does give you value for money re: acting (yes, acting!) and storyline. Now, whether or not the storyline is genuinely plausible, well, that's up you to wrestle with. This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs and comes with the Special Features of:
A Crack in the World: The Making of 'MEGAFAULT'
Cast & Crew Commentaries