Category Archives: disaster films

Big Bang: “Krakatoa East of Java” (1969)

      “Krakatoa East of Java”  (1969)     Seldom have adventure films sunk from their own surfeit of narrative ballast as dramatically as Bernard L. Kowalski’s “Krakatoa East of Java”, a film that juggles so many storylines- ensuring … Continue reading

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Burning Bridges: “The Cassandra Crossing” (1977)

      “The Cassandra Crossing”  (1977) Spoiler notice:  The following review contains revealing details of the film’s narrative.      Defining what was labelled as a “disaster movie” in the 1970’s is an imprecise science as those films to … Continue reading

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Chandler’s Trailers: “Airport 1975” (1974)

     This entirely unnecessary second chapter to the “Airport” tetralogy is not a sequel in the technical sense of the word-  there is not a returning character or cast member save for George Kennedy’s Joe Patroni who seems to … Continue reading

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