Category Archive: Retrogeek

Retro Review: ‘Ravenous’

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In addition to being a through-and-through horror fan I am also a history buff. As such any film that digs deep into the past for terrors is bound to get my interest. For… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blind Fury’

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Inspired by the Japanese film/TV character Zatoichi, actor turned producer Tim Matheson sought to create his own visually handicapped, sword-wielding hero. His vision was realized in 1990 when he and director Phillip Noyce… Continue reading

Halloween Review: ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

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During the 1940’s Walt Disney Productions was engaged in what has been dubbed by many the “package film era”. Thanks to the Second World War, the studio’s ability to make further big prestige… Continue reading

Halloween Review: ‘Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers’

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In 1982, John Carpenter and Debra Hill, the masterminds behind the Halloween franchise took a massive chance on the series with Halloween III: Season of the Witch. While it is now a cult… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb

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One of the biggest controversies in the realm of archeology is the exploitation found by people from the West and taken to display in their homelands regardless of where the discoveries were made.… Continue reading

Retired Disney Cartoon Characters

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Why yes, I did just steal DarkNite’s article idea and add a Disney spin on it. Hey – I’m in between moving house and taking a long trip, I don’t have time to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Zero Hour!’

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Traumatized fighter pilot, Ted Stryker, makes the brash hop on a plane to pursue his romantic partner. While in the air those who ate the fish dinner, including the crew, fall ill forcing… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘One-Armed Swordsmen’

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In 1967, Jimmy Wang Yu was launched into martial arts movie stardom thanks to the Shaw Brothers classic One Armed Swordsman. While he starred in a number of kick-ass flicks, he certainly found… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Toy Story’

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Released: 1995 Director: John Lassester Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts, R. Lee Emry Plot: When Andy is out of the room, his toys… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Great Silence’

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When one usually things of westerns, even the spaghetti variety, they immediately think of bleak desert plains. But in 1968, Sergio Corbucci one of the finest filmmakers of the “Spaghetti Western” movement challenged… Continue reading