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Frank Sidebottom The Home of the Retrospective


A nostalgic (but not blindly nostalgic) look back at some cult and classic movies. Are they worth checking out once you take off the rose-tinted glasses? Find out in this retrospective section.

Videodrome (1983) written and directed by David Cronenberg

James Woods plays a dealer in cable TV sex and violence who meets his match in the shape of a bizarre and perverse new show. Sonja Smits and Debbie Harry also star in a bodily horror tale which is now widely regarded as being one of the director's best.

James Woods in Videodrome

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Black Christmas (1974) starring Olivia Hussey and Keir Dullea

Director Bob Clark's tense and atmospheric prototype slasher wasn't a major hit in its day but has gone on to be regarded as a horror classic over time.

Olivia Hussey in Black Christmas

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