Monthly Archives: September 2011

Airport ’75 (1974)

You know you’re on some kind of slippery footing when you sit down to watch a movie called Airport 1975 (that’s the onscreen title) that was released in 1974.  And that’s only the beginning of the parade of goofiness that … Continue reading

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Airport (1970)

They just don’t make ‘em like this anymore.  Airport is an incredibly entertaining film (in a soap opera-ish kind of way) about twelve hours in the life of a Chicago airport.  If you’re watching it just for the airplane disaster … Continue reading

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Airplane! (1980)

Some movies are just simply above criticism.  This is one of them.  I’d love to say that I’ve got great new insights into what makes the movie funny or that I talked with the Zucker brothers and have some great … Continue reading

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Agent for H.A.R.M. (1966)

Ah, the life of a secret agent—women throwing themselves at you nonstop, cool gadgets that beep a lot, offices with sliding wooden panels that reveal world maps emblazoned with flashing lights, crazy acronyms, and, of course, a demeanor that veritably … Continue reading

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African Treasure (1952)

Hoo boy!  Two Africa movies in a row, with neither actually having been shot there!  Our film today is part of the Bomba, the Jungle Boy series of films that starred Johnny Sheffield, better known as “Boy” in the Johnny … Continue reading

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