REVIEW: White House Down vs. Olympus has Fallen (2013)

  Due to their retro roots, George reviews the recent Die Hard rip offs, White House Down and Olympus Has Fallen. Are they guilty pleasures or crimes against the action genre? Read on to find out... There’s a recurring Hollywood phenomenon where, sometimes in the space of a few months, two big pictures were released with … Continue reading REVIEW: White House Down vs. Olympus has Fallen (2013)

FUNNIES: What if The Avengers was made in the 1990’s

Gone are the days of the classic trailer with the growly voiceover man - something we miss here at Retro Ramble. What if such an approach was taken with the blockbusters of today? Well, look no further, as the good people at Vulture put together a trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, complete with a mid-nineties, … Continue reading FUNNIES: What if The Avengers was made in the 1990’s

Sir Roger Moore – PART 2: Mark O’Connell Interview

Play the podcast episode below or download directly here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/retroramble/SirRogerMoore_-_Part_Two_-_Interview_with_Mark_OConnell.mp3 Following on from our retrospective on Roger Moore in Part 1, George McGhee was lucky enough to interview comedy writer and author Mark O’Connell. Mark's first novel, Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan is essential reading for any Bond fan and anyone who grew up … Continue reading Sir Roger Moore – PART 2: Mark O’Connell Interview

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Ridley’s back! Again! Should he have bothered? Warning - contains light spoilers for Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. Prometheus really split audiences. After an amazing promotional campaign (though later trailers ended up revealing the entire plot) the film fell between two stools - an intelligent sci-fi pondering our existence and an Alien prequel - just what … Continue reading Alien: Covenant (2017)

TRAILERS: Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars

We're going (back) to war! To celebrate the 20 year anniversary (and probably reignite interest in the upcoming reboot), there's a new animated film for Starship Troopers, continuing the adventures of Johnny Rico (Casper Van Dien - who found time in his busy schedule...) and Dizzy Flores (Dina Meyer). Sadly Paul Verhoven has had no … Continue reading TRAILERS: Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars