Category Archive: Retrogeek

Halloween Review: ‘Rocktober Blood’

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Earlier this year while browsing through the “Newly Aquired Oddities” section of my local video store, Black Lodge, I saw that they had a DVD for a 1984 film that looked too cool… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Phantom of the Opera’ (1943)

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In the 1940’s Universal Studios was now in the hands of new owners who had inherited the studio’s legacy in horror. Like studio execs, even to this day, often are they liked the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Riki Oh: The Story of Ricky’

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In 1991 the manga series Riki-Oh was brought to the big screen courtesy of veteran director Lam Nai-choi. The result was one of the most bonkers, bizarre and outrageously violent martial arts flicks… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Pretty Poison’

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When I was far younger than I am now, I distinctly remember sitting in my room picking up our local Fox affiliate via antenna in my room. They were showing their usual afternoon… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mona Lisa’

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When a man a gruff, working class, low-level member of the underworld is forced to work with a beautiful, cultured high-priced call girl, you have two people who have nothing in common forced… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Terror Train’

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As any horror fan worth their weight in fear will tell you, Jamie Lee Curtis is an undoubted icon of the genre. Like Vincent Price before her, she is rightly idolized by lovers… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dead End Drive-In’

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I get a warm and fuzzy feeling in my tum-tum when I am at the drive-in. Sure the asphalt may be crumbling and the snack stand building wears every bit of its 1980’s… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Messiah of Evil’

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One of my favorite things is following movie recommendations from other people. Not only does it give a cool perspective into what they like but it also helps me to discover new movies,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Shadow’

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Following the success of the Batman films, Hollywood rushed to try and capitalize on the next superhero franchise to mixed results. Cinemas saw the likes of : The Mask, Tank Girl, Teenage Mutant… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Humanoids From the Deep’

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Following the success of Jaws a number of filmmakers leapt at the chance to make their own version of an aquatic-based horror flick. Of course, B-movie maestro and Hollywood icon Roger Corman was… Continue reading