Last night, Warner Bros. Pictures hosted an advanced screening of the tornado disaster flick “Into The Storm” for the Capital Weather Gang and its readers.  The 100 free tickets went fast.

The movie opens in theaters August 8 and we’ll have a candid review then.

For now, here is a summary of the plot (from

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

While a detailed assessment must await the movie’s official release, I can say it was quite entertaining and everyone I spoke to enjoyed it.

A tornado slams a jumbo jet into an airport control tower during the movie, “Into the Storm.” (Warner Bros. Pictures trailer)

I  include a couple pictures from the happy hour and screening below…

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“Into The Storm” movie trailer

The advanced screening of  the movie “Into the Storm” last night at Regal Cinemas Gallery Place.  The entire audience received movie T-shirts.

Warner Bros. Pictures treated the Capital Weather Gang and selected guests to pre-movie Happy Hour at Clydes. (Camden Walker)