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‘Werewolves Within’ Is A
New, 90s-Style Monster Hit

Directed by Josh Ruben, ‘Werewolves Within’ is a 2021 American comedy horror film based on the VR game of the same name by UbiSoft and Red Storm Entertainment.

July 5, 2021 — It was bound to happen, and now it has — UbiSoft has indirectly made a direct foray into the movie streaming business. And, as anyone who is a fan of both video games and film knows, adaptations of video games rarely work. Except this one does.
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‘The Mighty Ducks’ (1992)
Retro Review

June 24, 2021The Mighty Ducks was not the first underdog sports movie to come out of Hollywood in the heyday of the 80s and 90s, but is generally considered to be one of the best. Has it stood the test of time?

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Editorial: Is ‘Outsiders’ (1983)’
Ripe For A Reboot?

June 5, 2021The Outsiders is unlike any movie that will ever be made again which is why it is so special. Too many stars aligned to make this 1983 film an instant classic, but would such magic be possible to repeat?

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Will ‘Bloodsport’ Ever See
A Reboot And A Return to Form?

May 20, 2021 — It has been nearly a decade since news set the world on fire as the much-anticipated Bloodsport reboot was announced to be a done deal — yet nothing has come of it.
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Retro Review: Ladyhawke (1985)

May 1, 2021 — More than a few unusual movies were made in the 1980s, but Ladyhawke has to be the oddest. The strangest part? The film is actually quite good.

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Retro Review: Aliens (1986)

April 24, 2021 — A sequel is rarely better than the original, but Aliens is one of those few exceptions – which is saying a lot considering how great Alien is. The sequel is perfect in every way and READ MORE »


Teen Wolf (1985)

April 21, 2021 — Plagued by health issues, massive 80s star Michael J. Fox has all but faded from the spotlight — he even announced his retirement from acting this year. Teen Wolf was his second movie in a lead role.

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Retro Review: They Live (1988)

April 11, 2021 — If you read a one-line synopsis about a pro-wrestler turned actor for the role of a construction worker fighting aliens, you might think of They Live as another great episode of Mystery Science Theater 3,000.

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Retro Review:
April Fool’s Day (1986)

March 31, 2021April Fool’s Day is a little-known gem from the golden age of horror. Thanks to movies like Halloween and Friday the 13th ushering in a new era of slasher films, the 1980s was bursting with knockoff slashers.

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Retromovie Review: Warlock (1989)

March 29, 2021 — Warlock is in a league of its own when it comes to genre-bending. To describe this film as horror would be pushing it, but it is much more graphic than your regular fantasy fare, with plenty of bloodsheds and cringeworthy gore to be had.

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‘Monster Squad’ (1987)

January 6, 2021 — It is my humble opinion that Monster Squad is one of the most underrated movies ever made. With this in mind, children of the 80s and 90s would have a hard time remembering this classic. Unless they were originally die-hard Monster Squad fans.

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‘Die Hard’ (1988)
Retro Review

December 30, 2020Die Hard does not get the accolades it deserves when compared to other action films of the ‘80s. The thing is, Die Hard is a much more interesting film than many people know.
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‘Gremlins’ (1984)
Retro Review

December 23, 2020 Gremlins is one of the most interesting movies in the history of cinema. Aside from the fact that it is an excellent movie in its own right. This film has been steeped in light-hearted controversy since it debuted, and the dinner table arguments have only grown through the years. READ MORE »


‘Black Rain’ (1989)
Retro Review

December 16, 2020Black Rain is a movie revolving around the Japanese Yakuza filmed in a time period before Japanese culture became a mainstream interest. Because of its setting and contrast to late 80s America, there are scenes in this film that seem futuristic though they reflect everyday Japan at the time of filming.
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Tombstone (1993)
Retro Review

December 9, 2020 — By the time Tombstone premiered on December 24, 1993, the 90’s western revival was in full swing. In truth, the genre had never truly gone away; its enormous popularity at the start of the 1930s all but guaranteed an enduring legacy.
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Coming to America (1988)
Retro Review

December 2, 2020 — Eddie Murphy quickly transitioned to movies after a successful run on Saturday Night Live. By 1988, he had already starred in classics like 48 hours, Beverly Hills Cop, The Golden Child, and Trading Places. READ MORE »


The Lion King (1994) Retro Review

November 25, 2020 — The Lion King is one of Disney’s most famous and controversial movies for many reasons. It is no secret The Lion King was loosely based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, but that was not the only controversy surrounding its development.

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) Retro Review

November 18, 2020 — The last time I watched Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, I was probably 14-years-old. As an adult, I chose never to revisit the film because I did not want to ruin the perfect memories I had; knowing it would not stand up to my teenaged perspective.

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The Quick and The Dead (1995) Retro Review

November 11, 2020 — While the Western genre had been ascending in terms of appeal at the start of the 90s, around ’95 the tide seemed to shift as major Hollywood productions were in decline.

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