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Category Archive: Retrogeek

Retro Review: ‘The Street Fighter’

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I already know many of you are expecting a review of the terribly awesome Jean-Claude Van Damme movie (that will probably come in a later Retro Review) or the even worse one with… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Street Trash’

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In this Retro Review I am looking at another cult classic of the video era. The screenwriter behind this film proudly claimed he wanted a movie which would have something for every person… Continue reading

A Decade Later Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ Remains A Peerless Piece of Cinema Gold

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At the risk of sounding like Abe Simpson shaking his fist at a cloud, I sometimes rail against how easy our society’s movie consumption options have become. VOD, Netflix, HULU, Amazon, iTunes…all of… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Brood’

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In 1979 Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg made his presence known in the film industry with the strange yet memorable horror film, the Brood. Cronenberg has stated in the past that this was a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Superman II’

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In 1978, Superman was released into theaters and has become one of the great classics not only among the superhero genre but in American cinema as a whole(read my Retro Review of it… Continue reading

Best Fantasy Movies of the 90’s

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There is nothing quite like a good fantasy film. This genre, when done right, has the ability to make audiences forget their troubles and be taken to brand new worlds and experience adventures… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Akira’

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Every so often moviegoers are exposed to something radically different, from anything they have seen before. That must have been what Western audiences felt in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Batman’

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By the time the 80’s were coming to a close a host of gifted comic book creators had purged Batman of the campy elements associated with the 60’s TV show and returned him… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Razorback’

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To outsiders, the Australian Outback in a wild and mysterious land; filled with beauty and danger in equal measure. It is in this region of the world, that director Russell Mulcahy decided to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Samurai Cop’

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The Los Angeles Police Department is under siege by a gang known as the Katana and their leader Fuji Fujiyama. At their wits end they turned to an officer from outside of their… Continue reading