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Category Archive: Retrogeek

80s Movie Deep Cut: ‘Commando’

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Long before Liam Neeson and Taken, there was Arnold Schwarzenegger and his own special set of skills in Commando. There’s a story in Hollywood that when Arnold Schwarzenegger was first starting out in… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Poor Pretty Eddie’

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Like many other exploitation films of the grindhouse circuit this film was criticized upon its release for its depravity, violence, and horrific sexual elements. A reviewer for the University of Georgia’s student paper… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors’

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This years marks the thirtieth anniversary of one of the best sequels in the horror genre, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. True there was a Nightmare on Elm Street 2:… Continue reading

Harry Knowles: Why He Was Significant and Why He’s Terrible

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One big story flooding the nerd news outlets and even the mainstream media this week regards Harry Knowles and his tendency towards grabbing at women who don’t want to be grabbed at. There… Continue reading

Best Hixploitation Movies

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Any fan of cult cinema knows there are a plethora of film genres out there far away from the prying eyes of mainstream audiences. One such genre is the hixploitation, a type of… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Walking Tall’

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Those hoping for a review of the polished mainstream action/comedy starring Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson which came out a few years are out of luck. Instead this is a review of gritty and… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Suspiria’

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Often times people assume when you are making a good movie, the first thing you need is a solid and well-crafted script. But on the rarest of occasions a gifted filmmaker can take… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Night of the Hunter’

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When acting legend Charles Laughton wanted to make the jump to the directors chair he knew from experience the importance of having a solid performer in front of the cameras. As such he… Continue reading

Obscure Horror Movie Slashers

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For fans of horror films there are certain characters who are revered: Norman Bates, Freddy Krueger, Leatherface, and many others are renowned for their ability to hack their victims into bloody messes. But… Continue reading

SNICK 25th Anniversary

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Those of us who grew up from the late 80’s through the 90’s have several elements of pop culture which give us a sort of shared memory. I would venture to say that… Continue reading