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Return of Captain Nemo, The (1978)

"I am Captain Nemo. I have been asleep for 100 years aboard my submarine, Nautilus. I would probably still be left encapsulated had it...

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

It's ironic that this sequel to the blockbuster that initiated the disaster movie cycle should effectively finish off the genre and the career of...

Swarm, The (1978)

African killer bees are moving west and threatening to engulf Houston, Texas. Quick, call on entomologist Brad Crane (Michael Caine) and a hive of Hollywood...

Towering Inferno, The (1974)

This is junk, but it's star-studded junk, with some of Hollywood's greatest actors forced to team up with some of its worst to rescue...

Story Of Mankind, The (1957)

Future disaster-movie king Irwin Allen, whose blockbusters include The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974), made this portentous rubbish in which the question of...

Poseidon Adventure, The (1972)

Before Titanic (1997), there was Shelley Winters, who was the largest of the notable names on the manifest of the luxury liner SS Poseidon that is capsized...

Time Tunnel, The

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 30 x 50 minute episodes Two young scientists, Tony Newman (James Darren) and Doug Phillips (Robert Colbert),...

Land of the Giants

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 0 (USA) 51 x 60 minute episodes This was the last of Irwin Allen's 1960 fantasy quartet following on...

Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 110 x 50 minute episodes Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea related the story of the...

Swiss Family Robinson

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 24 x 60 minute episodes Irwin Allen's adaptation of the 1812 novel by Johann David Wyss follows...

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

With the Earth threatened by a blazing radiation belt, the inventor of a new nuclear submarine must make a difficult decision if the world...

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Ol’ 55

Formed in Sydney, Australia, in 1975, OL'55 enjoyed enormous popularity with a retro-fifties style that bordered on parody. The band took its name from...

Airwolf

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 60 x 30 minute episodes Airwolf is a combat helicopter - but it's no ordinary combat helicopter. ...

New York, New York (1977)

Egotistical saxophonist Jimmy Doyle (Robert De Niro) and spirited USO singer Francine Evans (Liza Minnelli) meet in Times Square on V-J Day and decide...

Fields of The Nephilim

Though there is room for everybody in life's rich musical pageant, most people with ears drew the line at Fields of The Nephilim. Their self-financed...

Gladys Knight and The Pips

Gladys began winning talent contests at the age of four and offers for a showbiz career were frequent, though her mother insisted that Gladys...

Ozzy Osbourne

Born on 3 December 1948, John Michael Osbourne grew up in a large family. At 16 he became a mod. Not because of any deep...

Quiz Show (1994)

Robert Redford's Quiz Show unveils the insidious corruption at the heart of Twenty One, America's favourite TV show in the 1950s, capturing the look and atmosphere of...

Biloxi Blues (1988)

Number two in Neil Simon's autobiographical play trilogy reached the screen under the direction of Mike Nichols. This one is 'opened up' more than Brighton Beach...
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