Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Tammy and the T-Rex’

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In 1994, Stewart Raffill who wrote and directed the legendarily terrible 1988 film Mac and Me was approached by a man with an animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex. This man was taking the mechanical dinosaur… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Undertaker and His Pals’

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Anyone who has read many of my Retro Reviews know that I have a love for sleazy, cheap, exploitative, grindhouse flicks. While these movies are fun, there is a common complaint that many… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi Movies of the 80’s Part 2 (1985-1989)

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This is part two of my look at the greatest science fiction films of the 1980’s. Last time we looked at the years 1980-1984 and now we look at the rest of the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Baby Face’

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One era of film history which has seen renewed interest from cinephiles recently has been the Pre-Code approximately between 1930-1934. The loose cannon days of the silent era had ended and the studios… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi Movies of the 80’s Part 1 (1980-1984)

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The 1980’s gave moviegoers an embarrassment of riches in every regards, especially in genre films. This is why when I began to compile this list I realized this would be too much for… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Creature Walks Among Us’

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In 1954, Universal Studios introduced what would be the last monster in their famous stable of Universal Monsters in The Creature From the Black Lagoon. They followed it up with the sequel Revenge… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Magnificent Obsession’

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How should one react in the occasion their life is saved but it comes at the cost of another life? In fact, many would say the life of a person who was more… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Fun and Fancy Free’

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Last week we went with Atlantis, an unseen modern animated Disney film that wasn’t…good. So let’s turn back the clock to when Disney were still trying to make ‘package films’ a thing. For… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: Cinderella

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Amid all the horror and noir we focus on this time of year you’d be forgiven for thinking we’d forgotten about ranking all the Disney movies. Well…we haven’t. And we’re coming back with… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Hole’

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In the 1970’s a little movie called Star Wars forever changed the game in science fiction. In the wake of the movie’s success studios everywhere tried to get their own piece of the… Continue reading