Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures
Film explosions rarely get the respect they deserve. Cine-snobs say they’re trifling and extravagant, included only to appeal to those Neanderthals who giggle when they see things go boom. Well, we are those Neanderthals! And we can’t wait for Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards, because there are a bunch of excellent movies nominated across the 13 categories, some of which include 2012’s best on-screen explosions.
Since big balls of fire don’t yet warrant their own category on the show, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to assemble this list of nominees in GIF form. As Beavis would say, “Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire!”