Network (1976). Hysteria is the watchword in this compelling, searing satire on TV

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Film review by Jason Day of Network, the seventies satire about the machinations of a failing TV network to capitalise on the on air breakdown of their esteemed news anchor, played by Peter Finch. Co-starring William Holden and Faye Dunaway. 

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy


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The Towering Inferno (1974) . Is this the best of the glut of seventies disaster dramas?


Film review of the 1974 disaster drama about a skyscraper on fire, starring Steve McQueen and Paul Newman and directed by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen.

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Directors: Irwin Allen, John Guillermin. (165 mins). Warner/20th Century Fox. (15)



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