In a post-holiday mood for something light, I happened upon an older Warner Bros. Archive Collection disc of The Deadly Tower, NBC’s 1975 made-for-TV movie with Disney alumnus Kurt Russell starring as infamous University of Texas sniper, Charles Whitman.
Well…if everything else seems to be a disaster right now, it couldn’t hurt to watch some disaster flicks, now could it?
…a.k.a.: First, You Drip.
“Tomorrow we’ve got 75,000 people in the Dome…and a psycho on the loose.”
Uh…they couldn’t just adopt?
Attention! Attention fellow American lockdown inmates!
Sometimes you just need some soap-opera suds to kick off the holidays.
So. It’s getting late and I don’t want to screw around. I don’t want “good” TV or “fine television” (blech), and I don’t want what everyone else wants, like GOT (this country, no question, is doomed). I want old timey stuff from my youth, with grown-up actors and actresses whom I recognize, in plots I… Read More ‘Disaster on the Coastliner’ (1979): It’s Shatner to the rescue when Amtrak goes off the rails
Flashy but familiar, bait-and-switch ABC Movie of the Week entry.
Remember Rhoda, Mary’s best friend and upstairs neighbor on The Mary Tyler Moore Show? Did you know that she, along with her costars, took a suspenseful detour into thriller-movie territory, to spice things up?