​Jon Snow Knows Nothing, Especially About Pompeii

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For the record: Despite the Pompeii movie's tagline, there was plenty of warning, and there was also plenty of time to escape if you took the 48 hours of ash spewing from Vesuvius as, say, a warning of some kind. But yeah, other than that, no warning, no escape."

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DISCUSSION

At least with Titanic there was some mystery as to if who among the cast would survive and how the various events of the sinking would affect them.

But Pompeii? How worthless. We all know how it's going to end to the point they just flat out show you the final shot on the poster. So what's the point of the movie? Literally NOTHING that happens matters because all of the characters story-arcs (regardless of where they came from or thought they may be going) all end with "And then volcano..."