Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Highlander’

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Every so often a movie comes along that introduces audiences to something completely different and does so with an undeniable coolness becoming a cult favorite in the process. I am talking about movies… Continue reading

The 3 Weird Retro Games I Never Played as a Child

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When I was a younger person in the past century I developed a strong interest in point and click adventures. This is a genre that appeared early in the timeline of gaming which… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Giant Gila Monster’

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If a massive reptile from the prehistoric era lived in the area around your hometown one would think somebody would notice after a while. Even if they do not see it, one would… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Surf Nazis Must Die’

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Before they were rebranded with stupid names like the “alt-right” Nazis were unequivocally scum in all forms of media. Any: comic, video game, or in this case movie which needed a villain any… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover’

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Sometimes a movie’s reputation is built largely on how sparsely seen it is. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, & Her Lover was given a proper release in 1989 and despite a wealth… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Shows of the 90s

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For fans of genre television the 90’s were a boom time. The audience for shows about monsters and spaceships made their presence known and networks answered. Pioneering storytelling styles and the prevalence of… Continue reading

‘Epic Mickey’ is a Hidden Gem for Disney Nerds

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Ten years ago a Mickey Mouse driven game was released onto the Nintendo Wii to mediocre reviews and average sales. Needless to say, we’re getting into this one a bit behind the ball,… Continue reading

Retro Review: Mountain of the Cannibal

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A favorite topic tackled by Italian filmmaker’s during their nation’s boom of exploitation films was cannibals. It must have been fairly easy to convince cast and crew to venture into wild jungles to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Carnival of Souls’

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In the 1950’s and 1960’s teenagers emerged as a marketable demographic with money to spend, and one thing they enjoyed was going to the movies. Trying to appeal to the fast and loose… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Deathsport’

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In 1975 actor David Carradine starred in one of the most memorable of B-movie icon Roger Corman’s films Death Race 2000. The flick about race car drivers zipping through the country on a… Continue reading