When I was a kid (thought I felt kind of old at the time) disaster movies were the thing.
Before Star Wars, the 1970s were about killer sharks, towering infernos, earthquakes, and capsized cruise ships.
Psychologists and sociologists attributed the genre’s popularity to the people’s need to assimilate nuclear holocaust.
I think the movies were just good, cathartic entertainment.
Nonnie Parry: [Deck behind the group is flooding rapidly] How long will we stay afloat?
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