Poseidon (12A)

PUBLISHED: 10:07 08 June 2006 | UPDATED: 09:25 24 May 2010

AUDIENCES are in for a rocky ride as Poseidon continues to hit the cinema screen at The Odeon, Weston

AUDIENCES are in for a rocky ride as Poseidon continues to hit the cinema screen at The Odeon, Weston.Wolfgang Petersen has remade the hit 1972 disaster movie and added into it all the very latest Hollywood effects.It's New Year's Eve and festivities have begun aboard a luxury cruise liner in the Atlantic ocean, but the party atmosphere turns to panic as the vessel hits a rogue wave.As the guests mingle to toast the next 12 months in style a massive wall of water hits the Poseidon. The Chief Officer tries to steer the ship out of danger but it is too late.Windows smash, lights fail and fires start as Poseidon falls into a state of distress.One man, professional gambler Dylan Johns (Josh Lucas), goes it aloneto find safety but on his journey is cornered by nine-year-old Conor (Jimmy Bennett) and his mother, who ask Dylan to take them with him.Meanwhile Robert Ramsey (Kurt Russell) is frantically searching for his daughter and her fiancé.As the group battles through the wreckage, bonds are formed and they all realise they must stick together to stay alive.

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