Tag Archive: retro

Disney Marathon: ‘Tarzan’

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We approached this one with the trepidation of ripping off a band-aid. For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 40 year old blogger), my son… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Popcorn’

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While strolling through the horror section of Black Lodge Video, the cover of a film jumped out at me so I had to rent it. I am so glad I did as it… Continue reading

Retro Review: House of Dracula

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Towards the end of the era of the Universal Monsters the studio was focused on maximizing the shared universal they lived in with what fans have dubbed the “monster mash” movies. These flicks… 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 Pit’

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I believe I have some kind of brain condition where whenever I stumble across some low-budget horror movie that likely adorned the aisles of video stores. Recently I stumbled across a 1981 Canadian… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Return to Oz’

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In 1939, the classic works of L. Frank Baum were  brought to the big screen in the timeless masterpiece The Wizard of Oz. In the ensuing decades this film has stood the test… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Rescuers’

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Here’s a movie that holds a special place in my heart. The Rescuers got more than expected attention by audiences down-under, mostly due to the the sequel taking place in Australia. The release… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Pawnbroker’

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The month of February is recognized as Black History Month in the United States. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs of African Americans throughout history, while also acknowledging… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Sounder’

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The month of February in the United States is recognized as Black History Month. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs African Americans have gone through, as well as… Continue reading

Retro Movie Review: ‘Punishment Park’ (1971)

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Director: Peter Watkins Cast: Mark Keats, Gladys Golden, Sanford Golden, Sigmund Rich, George Gregory, Katherine Quittner, Carmen Argenziano Plot: Under the Nixon presidency, a tribunal is establish to deal with anti-government activists. They… Continue reading