Retro Ramblings

Reports from the dusty corners of filmland

Archive for September, 2008

Bloody New Year (1987)

Friday, September 26th, 2008

As I have previously mentioned, I’m currently working in a writing project with Norman J. Warren. This has lead to me tracking down copies of every film he has made, including the obscure ones. Before I started this I had never watched one of his films all the way through. Not because I thought they […]

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Picturegoer gallery

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Just thought I’d mention a gallery I put together on Flickr a couple of months ago. I recently acquired a rather exciting collection of Picturegoer magazines from the 1950s. I’ve scanned all the most interesting covers and articles. I have been asked to try and sell these for charity, but have not had much luck […]

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The Land That Time Forgot (1975)

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Continuing the prehistoric feel, I took the opportunity of being too ill to do anything else to lie back and watch this exciting little film from Amicus. I’d recently read the complete history of the Hammer rivals in the latest edition of Little Shoppe of Horrors and was inspired to check out their Edgar Burroughs […]

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