They called him “The Master of Disaster”. Here’s what every disaster movie fan needs to know about Irwin Allen, the man behind two of the genre’s greatest classics.
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Ernest Borgnine stars in this entertaining, Irwin Allen-produced TV movie that offers grisly deaths, lots of fire and a helping of low-budget cheese.
“Master of Disaster” Irwin Allen brings his disaster movie formula to the small screen.
Let’s just say that Cave-In! isn’t one of Irwin Allen’s masterpieces.
The sequel to The Poseidon Adventure gives us a chance to enjoy good actors in bad circumstances.
One of the classic disaster movies of the 1970’s, The Poseidon Adventure, starring Gene Hackman, is still one of the best in the genre.
So here it is, the film that is arguably the major classic of the disaster movie genre. Certainly, The Towering Inferno is the finest example of the 70’s style of disaster cinema: big all-star cast, multiple storylines, a spectacular central event, and an all-around massive production (Inferno was at the time the biggest film produced on the 20th Century Fox lot by virtue of its 57 sets and four camera crews.)