Category Archive: Retrogeek

Science Fiction Retrospective 1: NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

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   Written by Hedge Big Brother. I paid a visit to a bookstore a few months ago, on the hunt for some Dick (that’s Phillip K, smartass) and as I approached the rear of the… Continue reading

Val Lewton’s Films and Why I Love Them

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In the 1940’s while Universal was churning out cliché (but enjoyable) monster movies, a producer named Val Lewton did something a little different. He made horror films that relied on plot and good… Continue reading

Retro Review: House on Haunted Hill

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DARKNITE agrees to spend the night… A movie screen as black as pitch staring right at the confused audience; then out of no where, a piercing scream and a ghoulish laugh and so… Continue reading

Retro Review: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

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During the 1940’s Universal Studios found that they had two types of movies that were always guaranteed blockbusters; Abbott and Costello comedies and their monster movies. It was only a matter of time before some… Continue reading

Retro Review: Children of the Corn

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A DARKNITE review! Many of Stephen King’s stories have been adapted to film, but I can’t think of any of them that started out with the kind of bang that this one does.… Continue reading

The Top 10 Muppets

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If you aren’t familiar with The Muppets I feel sorry for your childhood. Luckily for you the show has barely aged and you still catch up on the fun. You can still make… Continue reading

‘M’ Retro Review

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A Review by G-FUNK Director: Fritz Lang Cast: Peter Lorre, Otto Wernicke, Gustaf Grundgens Plot: When a serial killer who preys on children takes his eighth victim paranoia runs through the city. With… Continue reading

Retro Gaming: ‘I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream’

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Many games like to tout their ‘moral choice systems’ these days, and game developers do like to try and provide a genuinely tough choice. Whilst some of the scenarios are more than absurd,… Continue reading

Star Wars in Review: The 10 Coolest ‘Star Wars’ Moments

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A Top 10 by G-FUNK Having started of my retrospective with the more recent cinematic offerings hasn’t given me many nice things to say so far. Let’s take the opportunity to turn that… Continue reading

3 Things That Make Me Want to Play Dungeons and Dragons

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by APPA THE GYPSY Lately, I’ve found myself considering taking the time to squeeze in a game of Dungeons and Dragons with some friends of mine, in between the combined monotony and stress… Continue reading