Retro Reviews

A Look Back At Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Requiem for a Dream’

Darren Aronofsky first drew critical acclaim with 1998's Pi, a film about a paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal...

Retro Review: Stephen King’s IT (1990)

It's always been interesting to me just how much nostalgia that people have for the 1990 IT miniseries. For a great many people that I've talked...

Retro Review: Come Drink With Me

This summer has been a good one for lady-led franchises. We had a first in the modern comic book film era - Wonder Woman,...

Retro Review: The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

Transformers is the Hasbro toy product that just won’t die, plain and simple. Michael Bay has been making Transformers films for the Summer blockbuster...

Retro Review: The Mist (2007)

It's now been a full decade since 'The Mist' first tentatively crept onto our cinema screens (see what I did there?), so we thought...

Retro Review: They Live (1988)

Director John Carpenter is known for his masterful mixing of horror, action, sci-fi, and comedy. He best displayed this unique amalgamation in 1986's brilliant...
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Retro Review: Beetlejuice (1988)

Beetlejuice is a dark comedy about a couple who dies, but are reborn as novice ghosts. They must then fight to keep their house as...

Retro Review: The Avengers (2012)

I've decided to begin my journey of Marvel film reviews with this movie, because it was the film that brought me into this universe....

Retro Review: Marvel’s Man-Thing (2005)

In a time where pretty much everything Marvel makes turns to gold, it's almost unfathomable to think that they could ever make something awful....

Retro Review: Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

First, I'd like to state that I'm a pretty big fan of both Alien and Predator. I was part of that vocal minority that...