The films starts with a magnitude nine earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot, Chief Ray Gaines (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife Emma (Carla Gugino) make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter, Blake Gaines (Alexandra Daddario).
San Andreas is all about their treacherous journey and when they think the worst may be over, it’s just getting started.
The film also stars Paul Giamatti as Lawrence, Archie Panjabi as Serena, Ioan Gruffudd as Daniel Riddick, Hugo Johnstone Burt as Ben, Todd Williams as Marcus Crowlings, Art Parkinson as Ollie, Colton Haynes as Joby, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Kim Chung, Matt Gerald as Harrison and last but not the least Kylie Minogue as Susan Riddick.
In San Andreas, Dwayne Johnson, the actor formerly known as The Rock, goes head to head with his biggest foe ever; the tectonic fault line that runs through most of California.
We set to see some wild action, crumbling buildings and an orgy of special effects. Ironically, the big set pieces actually get duller as they get bigger, there is not enough variation and after a point the film gets unbearable.
One is actually waiting for the film to end and when it finally does, you will feel happy and relieved.
San Andreas, the new disaster film, brings plenty of visual effects in hope that the audiences won’t notice that pretty much everything else that would make it worth watching is missing from the recipe.
Guess the makers thought that if you break enough stuff, people will not notice what lies beneath and will get carried away.
All in all, this one hugely disappoints and one really feels sad to say so much money gone waste.
San Andreas has loads of mindless action, it has a script that meanders all over and last but not the least it has loads of sexual innuendos. The f...0.5