“San Andreas” feels real; a new disaster might not be what we want (Our grade: C+)

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Paul Giamatti as Lawrence and Archie Panjabi as Serena, in a scene from the action thriller, “San Andreas.”
Paul Giamatti as Lawrence and Archie Panjabi as Serena, in a scene from the action thriller, “San Andreas.”

Paul Giamatti as Lawrence and Archie Panjabi as Serena, in a scene from the action thriller, “San Andreas.”

Roger Moore

Disaster movies, which pre-date the zeitgeist’s fascination with a world falling apart around us, are always great measures of the state of the Hollywood art of special effects.

In “San Andreas,” you will believe the ground is rippling under Los Angeles, the cracking collapse of the Hoover Dam and that a tidal wave is submerging San Francisco.

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