The Towering Inferno is nearing 50 years old but the epic star-studded disaster thriller still has audiences on the edge of their seat. “You know, we were lucky tonight. Body count’s less than 200. You know, one of these days, you’re gonna kill 10,000 in one of these firetraps, and I’m gonna keep eating smoke and bringing out bodies until somebody asks us…how to build them.” – SFFD Chief Michael O’Halloran (Steve McQueen). The film…"The Towering Inferno: An Epic Disaster Thriller"
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It’s been just over 26 and a half years since the release of Dunston Checks In but this film remains a complete laugh riot. “Why is everyone in this hotel always slapping me?!?” – Lionel Spalding to Buck LaFarge With everything going on, I really needed a mindless comedy. One that I didn’t really need to think too hard about. This is the thing about watching this sort of film: it is critic-proof. It’s a…"Dunston Checks In and It’s A Laugh Riot"
With a powerful performance from Peter Finch, the satirical Network is relevant more so today than upon the theatrical release back in 1976. When Union Broadcasting System news president Max Schumacher (William Holden) informs Howard Beale (Peter Finch) that ratings will force Howard off the air, they talk about how things have changed within the industry. UBS Evening News‘ ratings are on the decline and just like today, if you can’t get the ratings, you’re outta…"Network: Satire Celebrates 42 Years"