Retro Reviews Posts

When I started Old School October, which also led to November to Remember, I knew two things from the get-go that I wanted to do. The first was to watch a Buster Keaton movie, which I did with The General and the second was to watch a Char…

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For my third movie, taking a look back at classic silent films, I had heard of both The General and Wings before I started compiling my list, but I had never heard of today's topic, Scaramouche. When I started this project, …

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This one hurts guys. I mentioned in my review of Wings that what started me down the trail of Old School October was seeing the video of Buster Keaton's greatest stunts. So in doing all this, I knew from the beginning that I was going to …

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Let me ask you something. If you were to make a movie month based around October, what would it be about? Horror is the obvious choice; you have Halloween, and man, there are so many horror movies that you could review. What a fun time tha…

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"A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' Find themselves in a race against time to save Earth" -IMDB Note to self. Never do another Awful August again. That is if I want to keep my sanity. Never the less, here we are moving along …

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You know it's bad when there is not a single review..strap in... Heading into the next Awful August film, I'm torn. Space Explorers is a movie that wasn't intended for you or me. It is strictly an "edutainment" film that you plop your kid…

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A witless, toothless satire of Westerns that falls far below the standard set by "Blazing Saddles" - Rotten Tomatoes During the 1980s and early 1990s, John Candy was one of the top comedians around. Unfortunately, like many of the greats back then,…

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Aug. 10, 2020

Awful August - Max Steel

"Bereft of characterization or even satisfying rock 'em sock 'em, Max Steel feels like futzing with an action figure without any childhood imagination." -Rotten Tomatoes After taking some time off from writing to refresh my creative juices as it we…

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"The Things I do for Love..." With Animation April ending, I decided that I wanted to discuss a show that most people have seen or at a bare minimum heard of. The first three weeks covered shows that were underrated gems that didn't make it past on…

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"Forget it kid, no dry poking for you..." In Week three of Animation April, we're going to stick with last week's theme of exploring the youth experience in education. While shows like Undergrads tended to be a little more grounded in rea…

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