End of the World
We live in truly odd times, so why not ride the wave and tack on some additional existential dread with cinema's various takes on the end of the world. From the calm, grim acceptance of On the Beach to the shrieking takeover of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (pictured) to the playful road trip in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, we all handle oblivion a little differently.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Ivan Reitman
Teen Movie - Rated PG - 92 Minutes - 1979
Meatballs sits proudly on the Mount Rushmore of slobs vs. snobs movies, and its singular face would be that of Bill Murray, then two years deep into his SNL tenure, who lifts what's basically a fairly-average summer camp movie to the next level. The pair would team up again two years later on Stripes, welcoming Harold Ramis into the fold, setting the stage for Ghostbusters in 1984.