“Armageddon” is 25 years old: Scientists agree this problematic blockbuster aged like warm milk

The famous blockbuster movie “Armageddon” introduces the audience to its hero, Harry Stamper (Bruce Willis), by showing him bully a group of climate change protesters, assaulting them with golf balls, swinging away in his massive oil rig while they demonstrate against fossil fuels from a tiny boat below.

“I asked Michael [Bay] why it was easier to train oil drillers to become astronauts than it was to train astronauts to become oil drillers, and he told me to shut the f**k up.”


Originally posted on salon.com