Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Ah, the Good Old Days of Nuclear Threat

At last! Missile Command is going to be made into a movie! But as Faycin A. Croud points out, they're about 25 years too late for it to have a truly hard-hitting impact and sear mushroom clouds into everyone's nightmares. 
As children of the Cold War, Faycin and I can remember wondering if we'd make it out of childhood or if the two superpowers would go looney toons on each other's ass and launch all the nukes, eliminating life on Earth in a big fireball. I have "nuke dreams" when I'm under a lot of stress. I'm always the one that inadvertently launches the nuke. Usually there isn't a lot of death, but there is a great deal of destruction, and it's all my fault.
Will Illsa Gorrey be the one to start an ineffective but somewhat destructive nuclear war? Maaaaaybe! I kind of feel a story coming on!


Illsa Gorrey said...

I think it would be great if Roland Emmerich, the King of disaster Porn, did a Nuke movie. His scripts may be lame, but his special effects kick ass!