Sadly, Tanya Roberts has died. Her portrayal of a seismologist in the 1985 James Bond movie "A View to a Kill" inspired a generation of young women and men to become geoscientists. At least that's the way I would like to remember her.
From Tanya Roberts' high-heeled seismologist in "A View to a Kill" to the pyroclastics of "Dante's Peak", geology and geologists have found a special place in the movies. Here are some of my favourites.