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While its marketing and synopsis make it sound like just another disaster movie, led by a white actor known for his gruff, wise-cracking action roles, Greenland is actually something quite different. Different, and unexpected. It is a deeply moving, thought-provoking exploration of humanity in catastrophe, which flirts with problematic tropes only long enough to either subvert them, or reject them entirely.
Directed by Ric Roman Waugh, from a screenplay by Chris Sparling, Greenland focuses on the Garrity family – specifically, John (Gerard Butler), Allison (Morena Baccarin), and their young son Nathan (Roger Dale Floyd). John is a...
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