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Category Archive: Retrogeek

Retro Review: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

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The 1980’s saw a whole slew of charming films intended for younger viewers. Movies like; the Goonies, Flight of the Navigator, Gremlins and the Monster Squad still hold a place in the hearts… Continue reading

Retro Review: House on Sorority Row

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There have been several slasher movies made over the years which sees sorority girls hacked up at the hands of a mad man. Yet there are only a few which are still remembered… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Flying Guillotine’

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One of the things I love about the Shaw Brothers martial arts flicks is the use of elaborate and often ridiculous weaponry. While they may be impractical in a real fight, these weapons… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Uninvited’

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Imagine finding a large old spooky house on a beautiful plot of land. You are lucky enough to find out it is not only for sale but the owner is willing to give… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Alone in the Dark’

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The early 1980’s proved to be an interesting time for horror, the gritty exploitation films of the 70’s still had a powerful legacy while the slasher genre was only growing in popularity. It… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Lady Street Fighter’

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In 1975, B-movie director James Bryan made the movie, Deadly Games. It was promptly locked in a vault so that nobody would have to suffer it. That is until 1981, wanting to ride… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Born Losers’

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In the 1950’s husband-wife duo of actor Tom Laughlin and screenwriter/producer Delores Taylor created their very own movie hero. A grizzled veteran who lived by a moral code and used his abilities to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘His Kind of Woman’

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By 1951, film noir was set in stone as a solid genre of filmdom and famed eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes wanted in on the act. As the owner of RKO, he turned to… Continue reading

Retro Review: Return of the Living Dead

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When writer John Russo ended his collaboration with George Romero for their classic Night of the Living Dead, part of the arrangement was that he would retain the rights to utilize “Living Dead”… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Marty’

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There are many couples we cinephiles hold a special love for and for a variety of reasons. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were stone cold cool and charismatic. Rock Hudson and Doris Day… Continue reading