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Category Archive: Retrogeek

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

Retro Review: ‘Image of the Beast’

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Last year around Easter time, I reviewed a cult classic Christian scare film in the form of If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do?. Many readers seemed to enjoy it, so I… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘No Holds Barred’

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Professional wrestling is unlike any other sport. The winner and loser of each contest is already pre-determined so the job of the competitor is to make it entertaining. It is a lot like… Continue reading

‘Salesman’ – 50th Anniversary Retrospective

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In the 1960’s getting your hands on filming equipment could be difficult, and when you got it you wanted to utilize your resources on something grand. But brothers, Albert and David Maysles decided… Continue reading