Tag Archives: retro

Waxwork Records Strikes Again With Rob Zombie Presents: ‘SPIDER BABY’

Spider Baby

Waxworks Records released their second entry in the Rob Zombie Presents series: Spider Baby. How does the second entry hold up in comparison to the first? Unlike White Zombie, which was a single LP, Spider Baby is a double LP, with each record being a different color. Once again, Graham …

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‘Garbage Pail Kids’ Cookbook Releases Soon From Abrams Books

Garbage Pail Kids

Remember Garbage Pail Kids (we do)? They’re back, with an all-new cookbook written by NYC-based chef and Chopped Champion Elisabeth Weinberg and her husband, Matt Stine (son of Goosebumps creator and GPK author R.L. Stine!). The book is coming soon from the folks at Abrams Book. Check it out! Product …

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Top 10 Fun Facts About ‘Bill And Ted’s Bogus Journey’ (1991)

Hitting the theatre on July 19,1991, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey follows two robots, Evil Bill (Alex Winter) and Evil Ted (Keanu Reeves), who are sent by evil tyrant Chuck De Nomolos (Joss Ackland: Caligula 1979 – read our retro review here) back to the 20th century where they try …

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Top 10 Fun Facts About ‘Scary Movie 4’ (2006)

Scary Movie 4 turns 15 on April 14, 2021! I can’t believe it’s been fifteen years since this laugh riot came out. It’s seriously making me feel ancient. My cousin and I would watch this flick all the time when we were growing up. We watched all the Scary Movies …

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Top 10 Fun Facts About Stephen Herek’s ‘Critters’ (1986)

Stephen Herek’s Critters turns 35 on April 11, 2021. The film follows a group of small but vicious alien creatures called Crites that escape from an alien prison transport vessel and land near a small farm town on earth. They are then pursued by two shape-shifting bounty hunters. The films …

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Children Of The Night: 90 Years Of ‘Dracula’ (1931) Retro Review

The vampire is one of Hollywood’s favorite monsters and has been played by countless actors over the decades, although none could reach the influence and magnitude of Bela Lugosi’s (The Wolfman 1941) performance in Dracula (1931). Released on February 14, 1931, Dracula has made our hearts yearn and bleed for …

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Spider, Man: 65 Years of ‘Tarantula!’ (1955) – Retro Review

I am absolutely terrified of spiders. But, I absolutely love Tarantula! (1955), which initially premiered in Philadelphia on November 4, 1955. This classic sci-fi film was directed by, Jack Arnold (The Creature From the Black Lagoon 1954) and starred John Agar (Revenge of the Creature 1955). Although the film was released by …

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A Look Back At The CGI Sci-Fi Horror Class Of 2000

Over the years, CGI has received a lot of negativity from the horror community. The replacement of practical gore and special effects has been part of the film industry for over 30 years now. Things we take for granted like the MCU would be nothing more than a dream without …

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Retro Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Sputnik’ (2020) Hits Select Theaters and VOD

IFC Midnight recently acquired the North American rights to Egor Abramenko’s directorial debut SPUTNIK from XYZ Films.  Abramenko’s short film THE PASSENGER played in the 2017 Fantastic Film Festival in Austin and was the inspiration for this all new, retro sci-fi thriller. Check out the trailer below, then read how …

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