USA Today - 11/13/2009
"The movie is an undeniable visual spectacle....At its best, 2012 is preposterous fun, with boggling special effects."
Chicago Sun-Times - 11/13/2009 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "2012 delivers what it promises....This one ends the world, stomps on it, grinds it up and spits it out."
Movieline - 11/13/2009
"[F]un, loud, optimistic and excessive....The state of the art in global woe..."
Washington Post - 11/13/2009
"[E]normously satisfying, astonishingly accomplished, reprehensible-yet-irresistible...the crowning achievement in Emmerich's long, profitable career as a destroyer of worlds."
Variety - 11/09/2009
"[S]imultaneously spectacular and risible....The visual effects are pretty sensational, delivering the cutting-edge CGI goods auds want and expect."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/10/2009
"Cusack, with his one-of-the-guys face and his nice way with child actors, does creditable work....[A] rock-solid disaster-pic..."
Roland Emmerich has given movie watchers several apocalyptic films in the past in INDEPENDENCE DAY and THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, and he offers another look at the end of the world in 2012. This action film stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Amanda Peet.