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)
Check out George's full review below (click here to listen/download the podcast episode) In a nutshell Alcatraz is taken over by terrorists with chemical warheads and a rescue team go in to save hostages and defuse the weapons, with the help of a former inmate and a chemical specialist. Review When I mentioned we were … Continue reading REVIEWS: The Rock (1996)
In a nutshell: Ex semi pro footballer turned FBI recruit Johnny Utah is assigned on his first mission to learn to surf so he can infiltrate a group of bank robbers who call themselves the ex presidents. When you try and describe the plot to Point Break, (with a straight face) it sounds like an amazing cheese … Continue reading REVIEW: Point Break (1991)
Currently in the final stages of editing - bromances, bank robberies and boarding - it's only ruddy Point Break!
With the first trailer for The Last Jedi dropping last week it seems only fair to remind everyone of this little comedy classic that combines Darth Vader from A New Hope and Bricktop from Snatch in a way you never thought possible. This is comedy genius, but we should point out that it's over 8 … Continue reading FUNNIES: Snatch Wars
Video speaks for itself, the guys at AdultSwim have done it again. Fair to say that a lot of Tim & Eric are hit and miss sketches but this one is genius and for anyone who likes a touch of the surreal. Enjoy!
If you’ve been on the blog before, you should know by now that at Retro Ramble, we love a high concept idea for our blockbusters and so it’s quite amusing that when the original Predator (working title - Hunter) script was doing the rounds in Hollywood, it was pitched as “Alien in the Jungle”. Whilst … Continue reading REVIEW: Predator (1987)