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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Hi-Riders (1978)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”Here come the Hi-Riders… And there goes your woman! Your Car! Your life!” In 2014, during Spooky Flix Fest, I reviewed the sci-fi/horror movie Without Warning which is directed by Greydon Clark. While looking through his filmography for that review, I came across a title that kind of jogged a memory buried in my brain. It…


Peter’s Retro Reviews: Search and Destroy (1979)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”’Nam made them the most highly-trained killers in the world… Back home they need everything they learned to survive!” The movie I’ve chosen for this week’s “discussion” is one I’ve never seen before, oddly enough! It’s the type of movie we would, without a doubt, have quickly snatched of off the shelf in our local video…


Peter’s Retro Reviews: La Mala Ordina aka Manhunt (1972)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen This week I’m returning to a genre I’ve always had a soft spot for… namely Italian produced action flicks! Well, actually it’s a sub-genre of that called “poliziotteschi” or Italian crime films. These films all had common denominators such as the mafia, car chases, gunfights and most often brutal and graphic violence. La Mala Ordina, the…


Peter’s Retro Reviews: Good Guys Wear Black (1978)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”Everything went wrong by the numbers… and that takes planning.” It’s been a while since we last talked about an action-flick, so I thought it was time to return to that particular genre. At least this week! I have a soft spot for this type of action-flick from the late 70’s or the 80’s and since…


Peter’s Retro Reviews: Breaker! Breaker! (1977)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen For the next month or so, I’ll be doing reviews with a certain theme to them. Sound good? Or at least slightly interesting? Maybe you’re thinking that my mind has taken a left turn towards “Nutso City”, but I thought it would be a cool idea. My chosen theme for the next couple of weeks is……