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Coming Soon – Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Coming Thursday, Gidgit is joined by Sam from Movie Reviews in 20qs to cover the most excellent 80s time travel movie Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

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119 – Top Ten films set in New York

New York, New York, the Big Apple! This week Gidgit and Angry take a look at some of the iconic films from the 1980s that have been set in this incredible metropolis. Join us as we count down our favourite films set in the former town of New Amsterdam!

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118 – Robin Block Returns! (Interview)

Here’s a special for you coming in to the weekend! Gidgit sat down again with Robin Block, the man behind the seminal 80s horror documentary to talk more about this amazing project and also gives us some Exclusives on some upcoming projects!

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117B – Once Upon a Time in America (Part Two)

This week Gidgit and Angry finish their viewing of this classic gangster film. Is Miami in a different universe and is Angry getting raided by the cops? Find out now!

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Coming Soon – Robin Block returns!

We had a huge response to Gidgit’s interview with Robin last year about his amazing documentary on 80’s horror. Well like Batman, he returns! Coming out this week will be a fantastic interview with Robin and you’re not going to want to miss this! Exclusive to the Retro Cinema and with some great updates and goss, watch this space!

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Gidgit on America’s next top podcaster!

So there’s this competition, see?

Brian Ibbott has been producing the cover song show Coverville since 2004. He has co-hosted and hosted shows such as The Morning Stream, Soundography and Film Sack.

He has now created the Podcast that is looking to find America’s Next Top Podcaster. Among the American contestants is name familiar to you… Our very own Gidgit VonLaRue. No, she’s not American, but luckily she’s in there anyway!

So head along to America’s Next Top Podcaster and show your support for the Cinematic Screen Tweeting Queen!


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117 – Once Upon a Time in America (Part One)

This week Angry and Gidgit begin their two part podcast on one of the greatest films in the gangster Genre.. A huge film with amazing performances it’s time to hit the streets of New York and make a life for yourself…

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Coming up – Once upon a time in America

This week we begin our massive two part podcast on Sergio Leone’s gangster classic.

Podcast out Thursday!

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116 – Rain Man.

This week Charlie discovers the brother he never knew and a life lived in a very different way… Join us as we look at the Academy award winning Rain Man, with powerhouse performances from Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise!

(Apologies for the technical hiccup earlier!)

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Sound on episode 116

Hi all,

For some reason we decided to have some technical difficulties with Episode 116. Regard;essmof your listening platform you won’t be hearing the sound bites we put in.

Fixing it now, the episode will be up again shortly!

Thanks for your support!

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