Jack Webb

'San Andreas' rocks technically if not dramatically

'San Andreas' rocks technically if not dramatically

While residents of other locales can experience the new earthquake drama "San Andreas" with equanimity, we who live in the Golden State are not so fortunate. Oh, no. As temblors of unprecedented size and scope, not to mention one towering tsunami, turn California into a smoldering ruin, causing the Hollywood sign to unceremoniously collapse and the Oakland Bay Bridge to undulate like a strand of spaghetti, we have to ask ourselves, do I really need to see this? Is the entertainment on offer going to be worth the sweaty palms sure to come? The answer is ... maybe. On one hand, even though scientists are already lining up to debunk some of its suppositions, "San...