The twist in Twisters: for a film that doesn’t mention climate change, the latest disaster flick is both nuanced and effective

The twist in Twisters: for a film that doesn’t mention climate change, the latest disaster flick is both nuanced and effective

For decades, the “disaster” film genre has been critically overlooked yet perennially popular. These movies, which usually depict some kind of global catastrophe, deal with a number of social and ecological issues. But they’ve historically done so in socially conservative ways, veering away from politics. The latest disaster blockbuster,

The twist in Twisters: for a film that doesn’t mention climate change, the latest disaster flick is both nuanced and effective

The twist in Twisters: for a film that doesn’t mention climate change, the latest disaster flick is both nuanced and effective
For decades, the “disaster” film genre has been critically overlooked yet perennially popular. These movies, which usually depict some kind of global catastrophe, deal with a number of social and ecological issues. But they’ve historically done so in socially conservative ways, veering away from politics. The latest disaster blockbuster,