I have been a longtime fan of the Bill & Ted movies. Light-hearted time traveling films about two teenage stoners, destined to unite humanity, trying to finish a High School assignment and later escaping HELL. Both films are time capsules of their time. Both films
What makes a film art? Is it subtext? The collage of mediums blanketed onto film with music and mood layering the textures, emotions and the suspension of disbelief? Well, the time has come. Yes, I did forget but, I remember now.
This month's Retro Movie is
Imagine Hobo with a Shotgun with a lower budget and spliced with Assault on Precinct 19 and you’ll get VFW. A 2019 action piece distributed by Fangoria and starring a who’s who of villains from your treasured 80’s Mount Rushmore and Fred Williamson; and
It seems like during the nineties someone in Hong Kong decided to make a live-action Wicked City adaptation. What could go wrong, right?
Well I’m here to give it you and break it down (lightly). The movie is mediocre. It’s bland. The effects leave a lot
Terminator : DARK FATE
IT’s a mess. The franchise should’ve ended a long time ago. They had their chance to bring new life into THE TERMINATOR with Salvation and they screwed that up. They had their chance with The Sarah Connor Chronicoles and they let that
Well the time has come. A few weeks after being released in Theaters worldwide and crushing box office records internationally to become, was it reported by mainstream media as, the highest grossing R-rated movie of all time. As well tarnishing and shitting on all the
The Kitchen is a 2019 film directed by Andrea Berloff and adapted from a graphic novel by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle published through DC/Vertigo comics. Starring in this film are Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss.
The Kitchen is a little quiet film that
What more can be said about this now-much praised film than has already been said? Very few films have gone through such a drastic critical and popular reappraisal as John Carpenter’s The Thing. Mainstream and genre film critics severely criticized the film when released on
Hard Boiled is directed by legendary Hong Kong action director John Woo (The Killer) and starring Chow Yun Fat (Crouching Tiger Green Dragon, Replacement Killers). The 1992 film is John Woo’s last adventure in Hong Kong Cinema before he made the voyage overseas into America
The reason that these two films aren't getting their own individual review posts is because, well as quickly as I write my thoughts on each film is as fast as I forgot about them.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
An actual justified purchase of a movie ticket.
iT's the late eighties and you're five years old up late. You're watching cable television and this rolls across your screen on the cable-TV guide channel, "CreepShow 2". Do you watch it?
Yes, you do.
Creepshow is the sequel to the original film from the minds
It's been a very long time since I've graced the pages of New Retro Wave but, I'm back. I've been in the thick war-torn trenches of completing a new album and working a fifty hour work week in the food industry; it's been hell since