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

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)

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)