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)

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

REVIEWS: The Rock (1996)

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. No time to read the article? Listen … Continue reading REVIEWS: The Rock (1996)

PODCAST – Episode 4 – Point Break (1991)

Play the episode or download it directly below! In this episode, Charlie and George go in search of the perfect wave and take on 90's action thriller, Point Break. FBI agents, surfers, sky diving, bank robberies, bromance and err, ooh some Buddhism. It's almost too silly, but yet, it somehow works. Plot Recap Ex semi pro … Continue reading PODCAST – Episode 4 – Point Break (1991)

NEWS: I’ll be back….again

After flirting on the fringes of each new production, it appears James Cameron is ready to go back to Titanic, Terminator. George McGhee wonders if this is a good idea. It’s a machine that can’t be bargained with, it can’t be reasoned with, it doesn't feel pity or remorse or fear, and it absolutely will … Continue reading NEWS: I’ll be back….again