Who? John Cusack (heroic), Amanda Peet (coweringly sexy), Woody Harrelson (tough), Danny Glover (presidential)
Why we’re excited: CGI excited us in Jurassic Park and Titanic as our imaginations became reality. This is the next jump forward with entire worlds created purely by computer. Hail the rise of the nerds. It worked for Toy Story so why not here too? A star cast, an apocalypse, and a front row seat to every destructive viewing angle. How can this not be good?
When: November 13 (2009 not 2012)