Retro Review: An American Werewolf in London (1981)

It feels like an age since my last Retro Review, what with the weird time vortex that surrounds Christmas and New Year, but it has only been a month. Given the fact that I was rather disappointed with the last couple of retro reviews, I was a little apprehensive going into this one, but it…

Retro Review: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

For this month’s ‘Retro Review’ it was only logical that it should be a Christmas film, therefore I would like to share with you my review of the 1989 film, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. First off, here’s a little reminder of my self imposed rules… Should be a first time viewing More than 5 years…

Retro Review: The Shining (1980)

Considering the recent release of Doctor Sleep, the sequel to the 1980 film The Shining, I figured this was as good as time as any to cross this classic horror off of my list. First off, a quick reminder of my self -imposed rules… Should be a first time viewing. More than 5 years since…

Retro Review: Return of the Living Dead (1985)

This month I am treating you lovely lot to a double ‘Retro Review’ feature as we quickly followed up our first-time watch of the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead with the 1985 film, Return of the Living Dead. Director: Dan O’Bannon Starring: Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph, Don Calfa, James Karen, Clu Gulager Awards:…

Retro Review: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

It’s time for another ‘Retro Review’ and this month’s film, chosen by Mark, was George A. Romero’s 1968 classic – Night of the Living Dead. If you are new to my ‘Retro Review’ series, here’s a little reminder of my self-imposed rules. Must be a first time viewing Must be more than 5 years since…

Retro Review: Psycho (1960)

Hello All, welcome to the second film in my ‘Retro Review’ series. Just to familiarise yourself with the rules I have set myself: Must be a first time viewing More than 5 years since original release Must watch in full Some of you may be shocked and surprised to find out that this was not…

Retro Review: Taxi Driver (1976)

You may remember that last month I teased the start of a new feature: Retro Reviews. While it does exactly what it says on the tin, here’s a quick reminder as what my rules are. Should be a first time viewing. More than 5 years since original release Must watch in full The honour of…