Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Blind Fury’

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Inspired by the Japanese film/TV character Zatoichi, actor turned producer Tim Matheson sought to create his own visually handicapped, sword-wielding hero. His vision was realized in 1990 when he and director Phillip Noyce… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Try and Get Me!’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, dark alleys, mysterious… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Where the Sidewalk Ends’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, dark alleys, mysterious… Continue reading

Halloween Review: ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

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During the 1940’s Walt Disney Productions was engaged in what has been dubbed by many the “package film era”. Thanks to the Second World War, the studio’s ability to make further big prestige… Continue reading

Halloween Review: ‘Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers’

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In 1982, John Carpenter and Debra Hill, the masterminds behind the Halloween franchise took a massive chance on the series with Halloween III: Season of the Witch. While it is now a cult… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb

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One of the biggest controversies in the realm of archeology is the exploitation found by people from the West and taken to display in their homelands regardless of where the discoveries were made.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Zero Hour!’

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Traumatized fighter pilot, Ted Stryker, makes the brash hop on a plane to pursue his romantic partner. While in the air those who ate the fish dinner, including the crew, fall ill forcing… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Toy Story’

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Released: 1995 Director: John Lassester Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts, R. Lee Emry Plot: When Andy is out of the room, his toys… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Memento’

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Release: 2000 Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Jorja Fox, Stephen Tobolowsky Plot: Leonard is hunting the man who killed his wife, a challenge complicated by his inability to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Warriors’

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In 1979, director Walter Hill and producer Lawrence Gordon took an obscure novel and crafted it into a cult classic unlike any other. With a low budget and short production time, they took… Continue reading