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REVIEW: Gremlins & Gremlins 2: The New Batch
In a nutshell: Gremlins: Teenager Billy Peltzer receives an unusual early Christmas present from his father; a small furry creature who he names Gizmo. However Billy fails to follow some basic rules and unwittingly ...
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Episode 10 – Gremlins Special
 In this Christmas Special episode, Charlie and George break all the rules as they navigate the crazy chaos of cult classics Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch. There's drinking, bad behaviour and swearing ...
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Holidays are coming. Holidays are coming! Our Christmas special - Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch - will launch later this week! If you're looking for new/easier ways to enjoy the podcast, we're proud to ...
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FUNNIES: Stranger Things Honest Trailer
Stranger Things may be essential viewing for any fan of 1980s nostalgia - but if you love the show be sure to check out the latest Honest Trailer below. Of course, only on the basis you've ...
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REVIEW: Ghostbusters (1984)
Who you gonna call? George McGhee delves into what makes Ghostbusters such a beloved horror comedy classic. In a nutshell Three New York college professors develop their own ghost capturing technology and attempt to catch ...
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Star Wars Battlefront II – 3 mins of Gameplay
With less than a week until the release of Star Wars Battlefront II and to prove we really are the nerds we claim to be here at Retro Ramble; we took part in the Pre ...
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FUNNIES: Ghostbusters Honest Trailer
As discussed in our latest episode, Ghostbusters, here's the Honest Trailer. The team at Screen Junkies have delivered another hilarious and affectionate take on the cult classic. Enjoy and don't forget to SMOKE! Credit: Screen ...
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PODCAST: Episode 9 – Ghostbusters (1984)
In this month’s episode, Charlie and George strap on their unlicensed nuclear proton packs and go busting some ghosts with a Retro Ramble on the cult comedy classic, Ghostbusters! And what better way to celebrate ...
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REVIEW: Blade Runner 2049
Retro Review by George McGhee A Blade Runner sequel?! That's a terrible idea! Like many, I was skeptical of a sequel to Blade Runner (1982). It’s a brilliant piece of intelligent sci-fi that didn’t require ...
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FUNNIES: Ray Parker Jr Theme Songs – (Key & Peele)
We've mentioned the very brilliant sketches of Key & Peele here on Retro Ramble in the past, here's one of our favourite recent sketches featuring Ray Parker Jr, the artist responsible for the Ghostbusters theme ...
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REVIEW: Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Retro Review by George McGhee Terminator 2 a nutshell: Ten years after the events of The Terminator and Sarah Connor is in mental asylum with no-one believing her story. Her son and the saviour of ...
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NEWS: Stranger Things 2 New Cast Members
With October 27th looming every the more closer many people are beginning to get excited about what Stranger Things Season 2 will bring with it. For the uninitiated, Stranger Things is a show set in ...
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