Random Movie Monday — Countdown to Zero

Good morning, and happy Monday! The AU campus has begun its own countdown to finals, so it’s probably appropriate that this week’s random movie– DVD 8043 — is a countdown to nuclear armageddon. Here’s our summary: Tracing the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations … Continue reading “Random Movie Monday — Countdown to Zero”

Good morning, and happy Monday! The AU campus has begun its own countdown to finals, so it’s probably appropriate that this week’s random movie– DVD 8043 — is a countdown to nuclear armageddon. Here’s our summary:

Tracing the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, with the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident. The film makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmament, an issue more topical than ever as over 40 nations have the technical capacity to construct nuclear weapons.

Now if only someone could make a compelling case against finals…