Mr. Movie

February 20, 2014

‘Pompeii’ a bigger disaster than the real thing

Here’s the good news about "Pompeii." Mount Vesuvius took two days to destroy the city. The movie takes a little more than an hour-and-a-half.

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.