Tag Archive: retro

My Halloween Viewing Highlights 2020

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As we all know the Halloween season is fully upon us and that means horror films should constantly be onscreen. However, this genre has been around literally since the dawn of cinema so… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Murders in Rue Morgue’

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One of the great “what if’s” in horror movie history was the original plans for the 1931 masterpiece Frankenstein. During pre-production Bela Lugosi, fresh from his success in Dracula, was cast as the… Continue reading

Airplane! 40th Anniversary Retrospective

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A staple of 1970’s cinema was the star-filled disaster films. Films like: the Swarm, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, and relevant to this retrospective, the Airport franchise, were major hits for Hollywood. Throwing an all-star… Continue reading

Halloween Review: Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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Even those with only a passing knowledge of horror movies are familiar with the enigmatic slasher Michael Myers. Since debuting in 1978’s Halloween, the Boogeyman has become one of the most iconic characters… Continue reading

Video Game Staples that Disappeared

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The video game industry has evolved just as quickly as everything else linked to computers and the internet. It moves so quickly that some things considered to be the building blocks of the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Death Bed: The Bed That Eats’

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There are some movies which the title alone sells it, and this 1977 horror film is definitely one of those. Death Bed: The Bed That Eats is an incredibly surreal experimental flick from… Continue reading

Retro Review: Manhunter

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In 1981, author Thomas Harris wrote the first of a series of novels centered around the brilliant and terrifying Dr. Hannibal Lecter. His book Red Dragon attracted the attention of Hollywood. Given that… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Saludos Amigos’

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It’s time to return to the Disney Package films, a short series of films that involved the Disney animation office being flown to South America to study Latin culture and bring that inspiration… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blood Harvest’

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It has been said many times that clowns are kind of the worst. For children they are terrifying and for adults they are annoying and off putting. There is something unnerving about their… Continue reading

‘The West Wing’ Seems Quaint in 2020

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News has been circulating this past weekend that legendary drama series The West Wing will be making a return to our screens, with creator Aaron Sorkin picking up the pen. As it happens… Continue reading