Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘The Flying Guillotine’

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One of the things I love about the Shaw Brothers martial arts flicks is the use of elaborate and often ridiculous weaponry. While they may be impractical in a real fight, these weapons… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Uninvited’

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Imagine finding a large old spooky house on a beautiful plot of land. You are lucky enough to find out it is not only for sale but the owner is willing to give… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Lady Street Fighter’

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In 1975, B-movie director James Bryan made the movie, Deadly Games. It was promptly locked in a vault so that nobody would have to suffer it. That is until 1981, wanting to ride… Continue reading

The Outer Limits Top 10 Episodes

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Do not attempt to adjust your set, we are in control……and after all this is a computer/tablet/phone you are reading not a television. From 1963-1965 the science fiction anthology show the Outer Limits… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘His Kind of Woman’

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By 1951, film noir was set in stone as a solid genre of filmdom and famed eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes wanted in on the act. As the owner of RKO, he turned to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Marty’

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There are many couples we cinephiles hold a special love for and for a variety of reasons. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were stone cold cool and charismatic. Rock Hudson and Doris Day… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Cat’

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With the dawn of the Universal Studios’ venture to horror, it was very clear that actors, Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff were their two of the most biggest stars. It did not take… Continue reading

Spotlight On: The Million Dollar Quartet

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As some of you may have gathered from reading my work here over the years, I am proud to be a citizen of Memphis, Tennessee. Around the world this city on the banks… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 1960’s

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The decade of the 1960’s was a period of transition for horror moviedom. More and more the genre was becoming driven by who was behind the camera rather than in front of it.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

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To fans of B-movies everywhere the late great Cannon Films is worthy of respect for their film contributions. Specializing in medium to low budget films, particularly in the 80’s, Cannon is responsible for… Continue reading