Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: 'Demon Wind'

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Recently, beloved horror movie host Joe Bob Briggs created a significant amount of buzz by introducing a new generation of horror fans to a strange flick from 1990 called Demon Wind. A staple… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tank Girl’

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During the late 80’s through the 90’s comic adaptations were not solely for mainstream superheroes. Hollywood struck gold with properties like; the Crow, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Blade, and the Mask. Though one… Continue reading

Retro Review: Sweet Sweetback ‘s Badasssss Song

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Tragically there was a time in film history where if audiences wanted to see an African American prominently featured onscreen and the towering dramatic performances of Sidney Poitier did not appeal to them,… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Pitfall’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading

That Time a Director Couldn’t Choose an Ending…So He Didn’t

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Over the past 20 years we’ve seen online communication and digital technology arrive in households, seep into our routine and begin replacing things. Sometime’s they’re big and obvious, like streaming services replacing the… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: Nightmare Alley

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading

Retro Review: Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb

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After several movies in their Mummy series, famed horror-based production company Hammer Studios, was seeing diminishing returns from a worn out audience. The decision was made to conclude the Mummy flicks, and to… Continue reading

The Rambothon – Part 1

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The Rambo series is one that I certainly knew by reputation growing up…every 80’s kid did. By the time of the third movie the name had become a catch-all for any ridiculous action… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

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The 1980’s saw a whole slew of charming films intended for younger viewers. Movies like; the Goonies, Flight of the Navigator, Gremlins and the Monster Squad still hold a place in the hearts… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Tod Browning

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Throughout the history of film there have been no shortage of colorful and fascinating characters behind the camera sitting in the director’s chair. But few have been as colorful or fascinating as Tod… Continue reading