Tag Archive: retro

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

Retro Review: ‘Deathsport’

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In 1975 actor David Carradine starred in one of the most memorable of B-movie icon Roger Corman’s films Death Race 2000. The flick about race car drivers zipping through the country on a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Invisible Man’

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In 1931, director James Whale unleashed Frankenstein upon the moviegoing public. The groundbreaking horror film went on to be the biggest hit of the year. Naturally the Laemle family who ran Universal Studios… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘House of Wax’

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If there was one genre which could famously take full advantage of the various 3D booms in movie history it is the horror genre. During the initial craze of three dimensional cinema in… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Sorcerer’

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During the 1970’s director William Friedkin made two of the most influential films of all time; the French Connection and the Exorcist. But there was one movie he made during this era which… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Phantom of the Paradise’

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Ever since Lon Chaney struck fear into the hearts of moviegoers in 1925, the Phantom of the Opera has been a favorite tale of filmmakers. The Gaston Leroux tale of has been seen… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Lost Weekend’

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Addiction is a force of nature which has the ability to destroy lives without mercy. When those struggling with addiction decide to attempt to shed it, it seems to grow even stronger. Billy… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Big Chill’

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We all have had people in our lives that at one point we were so close with they were a surrogate family. But as time passes you drift apart and end up living… Continue reading

Retro Review: Scary Movie (1991)

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I have always dug on the urban legend of the psycho killer slicing up victims at a haunted house with nobody realizing it because of the macabre nature of their surroundings. In 1991… Continue reading