A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people.A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people.A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people.
Low-brow insect movie with absurd script, primitive effects and average acting. This is a failed and boring catastrophe movie that even a wasted all-star cast cannot save .Disastrous catastrophe movie in which lacks characterization , being an immense bore . Silly screenplay by the prestigious Stirling Silliphant who was presumably well paid . Ridiculous and absurd FX, in fact the bees are really just black spots painted on the movie . This formula intrigue movie belongs to catastrophe genre of the 70s , being the undisputed king , ¨The towering inferno¨ along with ¨Earthquake¨ , ¨Two minutes warning¨ and many others ; this formula disaster movie was widely developed by Irwin Allen , previously winner of numerous Oscars for ¨Poseidon¨ until the failures as ¨Beyond Poseidon¨, ¨Swarm¨ and ¨When the time ran out¨ , retitled ¨Earth's final fury¨ . Filmed at the height of the disaster genre from the 7os , this entry in the spectacular series profits of an all-star though really wasted and a suspenseful final that takes place at the ocean . It is really a B movie on bees, but it is still better than "The Bees" film. However, the main and support cast are very good but extremely wasted, giving mediocre performances such as : Michael Caine Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain, Henry Fonda, Ben Johnson, Olivia De Havilland, Fred McMurray , Patty Duke Astin , Slim Pickens , Bradford Dillman , Alejandro Rey , Don 'Red' Barry and many others.
Atmospheric photography in Panavision by Fred J. Koenekamp . Intriguing and thrilling score by Jerry Goldsmith in his usual style . This big-budgeted disaster movie was badly directed by Irwin Allen ; this was his big flop . It was the ¨Swam Sing¨ by Irwin Allen, a great producer and director that financed several disaster movies . Rating : 3.5/10 . Inferior disaster movie and bottom of barrel.
- May 20, 2019