Category Archive: Retrogeek

Retro Review: ‘Prince of Egypt’

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The story of the Exodus is one of the most adapted history. Not only is it a cornerstone to most of the world’s religions, but the tale of Moses standing up to one… Continue reading

10 Toys That Prove the 1980s Were Insane

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The late ’80s were…an odd time. Few things were as odd as the toys from this era. With seemingly random franchises like TMNT, He-Man, Transformers and Garbage Pail Kids capturing the imagination of kids, toy… Continue reading

10 Classic Gaming Franchises You Forgot Existed

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There are those gaming franchises that we’re waiting to return, like Timesplitters, and there are those that crashed and burned with terrible entires, like Final Fight. Then there are those that just…vanished. Some of these may… Continue reading

‘Superman: The Movie’ Retro Review

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Over the past ten years I have been forced to endure three Superman movies which portrayed the Man of Steel as less super and more sad and moody. I know I am not… Continue reading

‘Batman (1966)’ Retro Review

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Holy Camp Classic Batman! Fans the world over know the Dark Knight as a brooding superhero who stalks the shadows of Gotham City utilizing fear as his greatest weapon against criminals. This film… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Gammera the Invincible’

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When we think of the Japanese genre of kaiju we no doubt conjure up images of the usual legends from the Toho films; Mothra, Rhodan, and of course Godzilla. But in the 1960’s… Continue reading

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury Book Review

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We in the United States are now in the midst of the season of summer, as the days are longer, hotter, and filled with possibility. For many of us, we now find ourselves… Continue reading

‘The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampire’ Retro Review

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In the early 1970’s the Gods of Cult Films smiled upon moviegoers the world over when; Hammer Studios, the dominant studio behind the great gothic horror films of the era, collaborated with the… Continue reading

Garrison Keillor: The Final Broadcast of a Legend

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After 42 years as one of most iconic voices on American radio, storyteller Garrison Keillor has hosted his final episode of A Prairie Home Companion. Coming along when National Public Radio was still… Continue reading

‘Manos: The Hands of Fate’ Retro Review

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When discussing the worst films ever made, you often hear the same names pop up as being synonymous with dreadful cinema; Plan 9 From Outer Space, Batman & Robin, Troll 2, and this… Continue reading