Tag Archive: grindhouse

Retro Review: ‘Rolling Thunder’

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For all the years I have watched movies I have never understood why bad guys mess with a war hero and are surprised when said war hero uses their battle experience to get… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Brain That Wouldn’t Die’

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When a promising surgeon is at risk of losing the love of his life, he does not mope instead he gets to work using his skills to fix the situation and stay aHEAD… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Corruption’

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In the 1960’s the French film Eyes Without a Face was part of a movement that changed the horror genre onscreen. Naturally this masterpiece inspired a number of other filmmakers to try their… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mr. No Legs’

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If there is one cause I am passionate about it is film preservation. Throughout the 100+ years of the artform so many movies from so many eras and genres are now lost and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Undertaker and His Pals’

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Anyone who has read many of my Retro Reviews know that I have a love for sleazy, cheap, exploitative, grindhouse flicks. While these movies are fun, there is a common complaint that many… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘White Lightning’

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The 1970’s proved to be a great era for films set and immersed in the culture of the American South. One man who truly had a fondness for these kinds of films was… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Giant Gila Monster’

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If a massive reptile from the prehistoric era lived in the area around your hometown one would think somebody would notice after a while. Even if they do not see it, one would… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Surf Nazis Must Die’

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Before they were rebranded with stupid names like the “alt-right” Nazis were unequivocally scum in all forms of media. Any: comic, video game, or in this case movie which needed a villain any… Continue reading

Retro Review: Mountain of the Cannibal

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A favorite topic tackled by Italian filmmaker’s during their nation’s boom of exploitation films was cannibals. It must have been fairly easy to convince cast and crew to venture into wild jungles to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Carnival of Souls’

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In the 1950’s and 1960’s teenagers emerged as a marketable demographic with money to spend, and one thing they enjoyed was going to the movies. Trying to appeal to the fast and loose… Continue reading