The Day After Tomorrow (2004) – Roland Emmerich

Happily with this film, my time with Roland Emmerich¬†comes to a close, as I take a look at The Day After Tomorrow for the Sci-Fi Chronicles book. A glossy, A-list star¬†(how does that keep happening in his films?), slick looking piece of filmmaking that renders global warming and catastrophic destruction of our environment into a…

Battlestar Galactica (1978) – Fire In Space

This week, the Galactica is troubled as it does its bit for 70s disaster films. Originally aired December 17, 1978 this episode has a teleplay by Jim Carlson and Terrence McDonnell based on a story by Micheal Sloan, with that many names in it you might expect something stronger, but this one is pretty much…

Airport (1970) – George Seaton

The disaster movie. You knew it was going to show up on the 101 Action Movies list sooner or later… well here it is, with this star-studded, engaging film based on the novel by Arthur Hailey and adapted for the screen and directed by George Seaton. It was also nominated for a slew of Academy…