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Category Archive: Retrogeek

Retro Review: ‘Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

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To fans of B-movies everywhere the late great Cannon Films is worthy of respect for their film contributions. Specializing in medium to low budget films, particularly in the 80’s, Cannon is responsible for… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Five Deadly Venoms’

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A young martial artist is tasked with granting the wish of his dying master and locate his five most prized students who have adopted the fighting styles of five different animals. Thus begins… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dudes’

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The story model provided by the Western is very specific to a bygone era, but that has not stopped filmmakers from applying the influences of that genre into more modern settings. Such is… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Swamp Thing’

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For being a character who has always been an under the radar cult favorite, Swamp Thing has had an endless supply of talented and creative people telling stories in the pages of the… Continue reading

Genre Movies Turning 30 This Year

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The new year has come and we are living in the year of 2019 AD with a hopefully bright outlook for the coming days. But that is all for another day, today I… Continue reading

Retro Review: Sometimes Aunt Martha Does Dreadful Things

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If you and your friend were wanted fugitives hiding from the law how would you hide out? Obviously the answer would be that one of you cross-dresses and takes on the identity of… Continue reading

Movie Classics Turning 80 This Years

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If you ask film historians and critics for the best year in movie history, a large majority of them would probably tell you 1939. So many films which rank among the greatest ever… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

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An individual may go through their entire life thinking themselves ordinary, when unbeknownst to them, they have had a tremendous impact on those around them. That is the driving lesson in one of… Continue reading

Retro Review ‘Satanic Rites of Dracula’

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In a previous Retro Review I covered the Hammer flick Dracula AD 1972, so I feel it is appropriate to now look at its follow up. In 1973, Peter Cushing reunited with Sir… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘The Thin Man’

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Like Die Hard the fact that 1934’s comedy/mystery The Thin Man takes place at Christmas and contains many elements of the holiday, gives the flick a strong argument for being a “Christmas Movie”.… Continue reading