Retro Ramble – looking back from the future

Welcome to Retro Ramble, a movie podcast and blog brought to you by The Brothers McGhee.

Join Charlie & George as they take a trip back in time to revisit the films and pop culture of their youth and see if these films have aged as amazingly as they have. It’s not all rose-tinted nostalgia as we also keep one foot planted here in the present with critical reviews of all the latest film and TV releases, related movie news and random movie trivia.

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Podcast: Predator (1987)
This week sees the release of the new Predator sequel, confusingly titled, The Predator.  Why not reacquaint yourselves with the seminal 1987 original and download our podcast special? Ain't got time to listen? Maybe you ...
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REVIEW: The Untouchables (1987)
In a nutshell - Chicago, 1930. Due to Prohibition, crime boss Al Capone (Robert De Niro) rules Chicago - with much of the police force under his thumb. Treasury Agent Elliot Ness (Kevin Costner) is ...
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Gameplay – Batman Arkham Knight
It was Michael Keaton's birthday this week so we've been playing Arkham Knight dressed exclusively in the 1989 Burton costume to help celebrate. Some people would say the challenge side of Arkham is merely a ...
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Happy Birthday Batman, Michael Keaton
You wanna get nuts?! It's Michael Keaton's birthday! The man who can do brooding, intense or just plain crazy! From Batman, Birdman, Beetlejuice or the under-rated Multiplicity, the guy is a legend in our eyes ...
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PODCAST: Episode #25 – The Untouchables (1987)
 This month Charlie and George get suited and booted for De Palma's 80's gangster classic, The Untouchables. However they are not alone, this time they're joined by good friend, fellow film fan and filmmaker, ...
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REVIEW: Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
In a nutshell: Rogue IMF agent, Sean Ambrose has stolen a new deadly virus and plans to hold Sydney to ransom using the only cure. Ethan Hunt is tasked with recruiting a thief and ex-lover ...
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REVIEW: Mission: Impossible (1996)
In a nutshell: The Impossible Missions Force (IMF) are tasked with stopping the theft of the NOC list - a file containing every secret agent’s real name. When the mission goes horribly wrong and the ...
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Happy Birthday Arnie!
Happy Birthday to the Austrian Oak! The man is not only a movie legend, he's a keen campaigner for climate change and an ambassador for fitness. Thanks for keeping us all entertained over the years ...
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REVIEW: Jurassic Park (1993)
Following our podcast review, George delves further into the benchmark blockbuster In a nutshell: Billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) has found a way to clone dinosaurs and wants to showcase them in his theme park ...
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PODCAST: Episode 24 – Mission Impossible – SPECIAL
 In this month's episode, Charlie and George's mission, which they've chosen to accept, is to review Mission: Impossible and Mission: Impossible 2. With the release of the latest instalment, Mission Impossible : Fallout, join ...
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COMING SOON – Mission: Impossible Special
To celebrate the much anticipated release of Mission: Impossible - Falloutour next episode covers both Mission: Impossible (1996) and MI:2 (2000). Your episode, should you choose to download it, will be available to listen next Friday ...
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The Avengers (if made in the 1990’s)
We've seen fan trailers for 90s style Avengers, but what if the film was actually made in the 1990's? Who would star in the very extensive line-up? Well, the very talented concept artist @houseofmat has ...
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