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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Scanners (1981)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”There are 4 billion people on earth. 237 are Scanners. They have the most terrifying powers ever created…and they are winning.” The other week, I was talking older movies with a good friend of mine, and what a shame it was that they didn’t show more of them on TV. At least not on any of…


Peter’s Retro Movie Review: Top Gun (1986)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen This week, ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls, I hope you’ll follow me ”up there with the Best of the Best”. That’s right! I’m taking a look at the classic 80’s movie Top Gun and I’m sure some of you are right now thinking: “What? Top Gun? A forgotten flick?” I would argue that, yes… yes…


Peter’s Retro Movie: Spacehunter – Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen I must have been 16 years old when this was released on VHS here in Sweden. I don’t think I’ve seen it since, so my memory of it was pretty vague going into it this time around. What I do remember thinking back then, is that I thought the pairing of Peter Strauss as the down-on-his-luck…


Peter’s Retro Movie Review: Extreme Prejudice (1987)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen At the start of the movie we see a plane landing! Along with the rest of the passengers, Major Paul Hackett emerges. He’s played by an actor I’ve always liked, namely Michael Ironside from Top Gun and Total Recall for instance. What then follows is an assembly of a highly trained army unit, a “zombie unit”…