Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Terror Train’

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As any horror fan worth their weight in fear will tell you, Jamie Lee Curtis is an undoubted icon of the genre. Like Vincent Price before her, she is rightly idolized by lovers… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Messiah of Evil’

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One of my favorite things is following movie recommendations from other people. Not only does it give a cool perspective into what they like but it also helps me to discover new movies,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Shadow’

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Following the success of the Batman films, Hollywood rushed to try and capitalize on the next superhero franchise to mixed results. Cinemas saw the likes of : The Mask, Tank Girl, Teenage Mutant… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Ghost Story’

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In 1979, author Peter Straub’s breakout hit Ghost Story landed on the bookshelves becoming one of driving forces of the renaissance in horror fiction at the time. Regarded as one of the scariest… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Monster Club’

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One of my favorite subgenres of horror movie is the anthology film. I have always felt like they provide me a great bang for my buck with multiple terrifying narratives all encapsulated in… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Bonfire of the Vanities’

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In 1987, award-winning author Tom Wolfe wrote The Bonfire of the Vanities a darkly satirical novel about life in New York City in the 1980’s. It was controversial but earned raved reviews and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Video Dead’

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This latest Retro Review is a look at a fan favorite from the era of the video store. Luckily this 1987 zombie flick has been reborn thanks to the good people at Shout… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’

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In the 1990’s author RL Stine found fame and fortune by introducing a generation young readers to horrors. While Goosebumps was there for younger readers, for teens Stine had his Fear Street series… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Bad Day at Black Rock’

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It had been years since a train stopped in the small town of Black Rock. The passenger who got off the train is someone who will bring to light the town’s greatest secret… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Psycho’

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In 1960, director Alfred Hitchcock was on an entirely different plane than most of his colleagues. Each of his suspense-filled films were so distinctively his that we had to create the word “Hitchcokian”… Continue reading