Category Archive: Retrogeek

Airplane! 40th Anniversary Retrospective

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A staple of 1970’s cinema was the star-filled disaster films. Films like: the Swarm, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, and relevant to this retrospective, the Airport franchise, were major hits for Hollywood. Throwing an all-star… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tourist Trap’

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One of the most fun things during a road trip is making an unexpected stop and a place which seems interesting. That is when they have you, because you are trapped….in a TOURIST… Continue reading

Halloween Review: Trick or Treats (1982)

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In the early 1980’s the “slasher movie” saw a boom as Halloween and the Texas Chainsaw Massacre proved that with enough inventiveness you could make a successful film even on a low budget.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Sleep’

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During the 1950’s the horror genre had a solid explosion in popularity. With new advancements in visual fx, increasing cheapness of production, and a solid fanbase of teens with disposable income for the… Continue reading

Halloween Review: Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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Even those with only a passing knowledge of horror movies are familiar with the enigmatic slasher Michael Myers. Since debuting in 1978’s Halloween, the Boogeyman has become one of the most iconic characters… Continue reading

Video Game Staples that Disappeared

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The video game industry has evolved just as quickly as everything else linked to computers and the internet. It moves so quickly that some things considered to be the building blocks of the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Death Bed: The Bed That Eats’

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There are some movies which the title alone sells it, and this 1977 horror film is definitely one of those. Death Bed: The Bed That Eats is an incredibly surreal experimental flick from… Continue reading

Retro Review: Manhunter

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In 1981, author Thomas Harris wrote the first of a series of novels centered around the brilliant and terrifying Dr. Hannibal Lecter. His book Red Dragon attracted the attention of Hollywood. Given that… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blood Harvest’

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It has been said many times that clowns are kind of the worst. For children they are terrifying and for adults they are annoying and off putting. There is something unnerving about their… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

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In a small Wisconsin town in the 1950’s a seemingly simple handyman named Ed Gein, was discovered to be a serial killer, grave robber, and cannibal earning him the infamous nickname, the Plainfield… Continue reading