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Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Robot Monster’

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Those who believe that 3D was a recent development utilized by theaters I have some news which may shake your beliefs to their very core…..or just kind of surprise you. During the 1950’s… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Never Too Young to Die’

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I have made it no secret I love big dumb 80’s action flicks, and today I present one of the weirdest films in this category. Starring a young John  Stamos, an old George… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Grave of the Fireflies’

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In an episode of MASH once, “Hawkeye” Pierce disputed a popular saying by pointing out that war is in fact NOT hell. Because in hell only those guilty suffer whereas in war everyone suffers… Continue reading

‘Salesman’ – 50th Anniversary Retrospective

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In the 1960’s getting your hands on filming equipment could be difficult, and when you got it you wanted to utilize your resources on something grand. But brothers, Albert and David Maysles decided… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Tombstone’

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Ever since the heyday of the Western, there have been dozens of film adaptations of Wyatt Earp taking on the Cowboys at the OK Corral to bring order to the town of Tombstone.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Fright Night’

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In the realm of horror movies vampires are a constant source of material, they just need a clever filmmaker to reinvent the classic tropes and they are screen ready. Which is exactly what… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Miami Connection’

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Let’s face it those of us who love movies have a special place in our hearts for the big dumb action movies of the 80’s and 90’s. I don’t mean movies like; Predator… Continue reading

The Forgotten Gems of My Childhood

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So, it’s my birthday and I’ve been a nerd for a long time. As a result some of the shows and movies I loved as a child have been forgotten. Some have aged… Continue reading

Holiday Retro Review: ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’

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It has become a tradition for the makers of slasher flicks to base their movies around major landmark days. Whether they be prom night, April Fools Day, summer camp, or Halloween. A few… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Theatre of Blood’

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Throughout his decades long career, Vincent Price cemented his status has arguably the biggest icon in the history of horror films. With his thin mustache, dark charisma, and trademark voice, he terrified audiences… Continue reading