While scouring the interwebs, we found some interesting "Armageddon"-related trivia. According to the "Armageddon" Criterion commentary (Who knew? Now you.), which we’d thoroughly recommend checking out (Michael Bay utters, "Making films is like a war."), the dog in the opening scene was a Godzilla doll-killing machine, specifically trained to destroy any and all Godzillas in its path. Someone should look into where the pup ended up, maybe a nice comic book store upstate? Whereas it's become snickering legend that Michael Bay had Ben Affleck's teeth fixed to look "more heroic," did you also know that Bay discouraged Steve Buscemi from doing the same? Without Buscemi's mesmerizingly chaotic smile, there would be nothing to distract you from staring deeply into his eyes, falling down the rabbit hole. Also, for you NASA nerds out there, those are actual NASA spacesuits, costing $3 million each, and the "Armageddon" actors are the only civilians to have ever worn them.
Before you launch your legally questionable fireworks, check out the trailer, a few choice clips (spoiler alert for those that somehow missed it), the "I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing" music video and the original Siskel & Ebert review below. Feel free to use the comment section to sound off about how "Armageddon" launched a thousand crappy big-budget disasters, mention how Bay "apologized" for the film in The Miami Herald a few months ago (and then recanted quickly) or reminisce about your awkward sexual awakening during the Liv Tyler-Ben Affleck animal cracker scene.