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Category Archive: Retrogeek

Retro Review: ‘Batman’

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By the time the 80’s were coming to a close a host of gifted comic book creators had purged Batman of the campy elements associated with the 60’s TV show and returned him… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Razorback’

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To outsiders, the Australian Outback in a wild and mysterious land; filled with beauty and danger in equal measure. It is in this region of the world, that director Russell Mulcahy decided to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Samurai Cop’

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The Los Angeles Police Department is under siege by a gang known as the Katana and their leader Fuji Fujiyama. At their wits end they turned to an officer from outside of their… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Robot Monster’

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Those who believe that 3D was a recent development utilized by theaters I have some news which may shake your beliefs to their very core…..or just kind of surprise you. During the 1950’s… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Never Too Young to Die’

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I have made it no secret I love big dumb 80’s action flicks, and today I present one of the weirdest films in this category. Starring a young John  Stamos, an old George… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula’s Daughter’

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When it comes to the sequels spawned from the original Universal Monster films, everyone is always quick to bring up the Bride of Frankenstein. And while Bride is an absolute masterpiece of the… Continue reading

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ – 25th Anniversary Retrospective

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Thanks to the success of Star Trek: the Next Generation, the franchise dominated television screens and was reestablished as a cultural phenomenon. Despite TNG drawing high ratings and critical acclaim, there was a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Grave of the Fireflies’

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In an episode of MASH once, “Hawkeye” Pierce disputed a popular saying by pointing out that war is in fact NOT hell. Because in hell only those guilty suffer whereas in war everyone suffers… Continue reading

Marvel Knights-20th Anniversary Retrospective

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Unknown to many, 2018 happens to be the twentieth anniversary of a line of comics that was not expected to do much besides bring Marvel a little extra money when they needed it.… Continue reading

The Edgar Allen Poe Films of Vincent Price & Roger Corman

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Three of the biggest icons in the history of terror are author/poet Edgar Allan Poe, cult favorite filmmaker Roger Corman, and the Merchant of Menace himself Vincent Price.  This is why horror fans… Continue reading