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Tag Archive: retro

Retro ‘Doctor Who’ Reviews: ‘The Ambassadors of Death’

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Only recently released on DVD this epic seven-part serial occurred during the first season of the Third Doctor’s run when Liz Shaw was still serving as The Doctor’s companion. The story picks up… Continue reading

Retro Review: Judge Dredd (1995)

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by Hedge I recently saw the revival to the idea of a Judge Dredd film franchise, DREDD, in 3D and afterwards was discussing with my movie buddy how much better it was than… Continue reading

007 Casefile: ‘Octopussy’

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After getting down and dirty in For Your Eyes Only Bond toes the line of silliness once more. The Mission: James Bond is dispatched to solve an unusual mystery – Agent 009 has… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘For Your Eyes Only’ (50 Years of Bond)

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Director: John Glen Cast: Roger Moore, Desmond Llewellyn, Lois Maxwell, Carole Bouquet, Julian Glover, Chaim Topol Story: Bond is on a mission to find a lost ATAC (Automatic Target Attack Communicator) and finds… Continue reading

007 Casefile: ‘For Your Eyes Only’

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Nothing washes the taste of Moonraker out on ones mouth better than Bond getting back to his roots! The Mission: After a spy boat containing the ATAC (Automatic Targeting Attack Communicator) is attacked and… Continue reading

Retro ‘Doctor Who’ Reviews – Vol. 4.1

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The last episode reviewed was a big one – the Third Doctor sacrificed himself to defeat the giant spiders who were threatening Earth and spent two years trapped in the time vortex. When… Continue reading

Retro ‘Doctor Who’ Reviews – Volume 3.7

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The final three adventures of the 3rd Doctor along with Sarah Jane reviewed! Death to the Daleks Once again the Doctor’s inability to steer the TARDIS in a straight line lands him and… Continue reading

A History of Mermaids on Film

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Queen of the Sea (1918) In this film Annette Kellerman plays Merrilla, Queen of the Sea, who discovers that if she saves four human lives she can have a mortal human body with… Continue reading

The Sick, the Strange and the Awful – Paint Your Wagon

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It took me a long time to work up the courage to watch this. I mean, on paper, it sounds cool. Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin, two of the best Western actors, together… Continue reading

10 Forgotten Cartoons from my Childhood

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Being young for the years spanning 1985 to 1992 was awesome for one specific reason: the cartoons. This was a golden age for children’s entertainment. Before they all started trying to emulate Pokemon… Continue reading