Film Review: ‘Into the Storm’

The storm chasers of ‘Into the Storm’

If you ever sat around daydreaming and thought, “I wonder what a tornado looks like on fire?”, the movie you’ve been waiting for is here. No, this is not a Syfy original TV-film, and there are neither sharks nor wicked witches in the waterspout. (Every review of Into the Storm is obligated to mention Sharknado and The Wizard of Oz, so we can now proceed.)

The scene in question takes place at a gas station. A truck spills its unleaded, downed power lines ignite the gas, and the tornado catches on fire. Which looks pretty cool, unless you’re the videographer sucked up into the flaming spout. Into the Storm is full of scenes like this, and they are why people will see the movie. Sadly, the mayhem is periodically interrupted by scenes of people talking, although I use the terms “people” and “talking” loosely.

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