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Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Marty’

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There are many couples we cinephiles hold a special love for and for a variety of reasons. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were stone cold cool and charismatic. Rock Hudson and Doris Day… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Cat’

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With the dawn of the Universal Studios’ venture to horror, it was very clear that actors, Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff were their two of the most biggest stars. It did not take… Continue reading

Spotlight On: The Million Dollar Quartet

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As some of you may have gathered from reading my work here over the years, I am proud to be a citizen of Memphis, Tennessee. Around the world this city on the banks… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 1960’s

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The decade of the 1960’s was a period of transition for horror moviedom. More and more the genre was becoming driven by who was behind the camera rather than in front of it.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

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To fans of B-movies everywhere the late great Cannon Films is worthy of respect for their film contributions. Specializing in medium to low budget films, particularly in the 80’s, Cannon is responsible for… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Five Deadly Venoms’

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A young martial artist is tasked with granting the wish of his dying master and locate his five most prized students who have adopted the fighting styles of five different animals. Thus begins… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dudes’

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The story model provided by the Western is very specific to a bygone era, but that has not stopped filmmakers from applying the influences of that genre into more modern settings. Such is… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Fred Williamson

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For years Fred Williamson was known for his action on the gridiron. As a player for the Oakland Raiders and later the Kansas City Chiefs, this hard hitting player even won a Super… Continue reading

Genre Movies Turning 30 This Year

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The new year has come and we are living in the year of 2019 AD with a hopefully bright outlook for the coming days. But that is all for another day, today I… Continue reading

Retro Review: Sometimes Aunt Martha Does Dreadful Things

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If you and your friend were wanted fugitives hiding from the law how would you hide out? Obviously the answer would be that one of you cross-dresses and takes on the identity of… Continue reading