Rogue's Retro Cinema

Yuko receives an invitation for the opening of an auction from a mysterious unknown sender. Likewise, fanatical collectors are summoned to an old mansion whose owner doesn't make an appearance. One after another, each collector disappears and a number of other strange occurrences happen during the night. The questions of what exactly it is that's being auctioned and who the owner of the mansion is must be solved in order for Yuko and Watanuki to get to the bottom of this.

Director: Tsutomu Mizushima
Writers: Clamp (comic), Yoshiki Sakurai
Stars: Sayaka Ôhara, Jun Fukuyama, Kazuya Nakai

A comically ridiculously altered version of the classic tale, in which Don Quixote is victorious over his imaginary enemies and emits Tarzan-like yells of triumph.

Director: Ub Iwerks (uncredited)

To fund his education at Harvard, a teen tints his skin to pose as a young black man and receive a scholarship. But then he realises that being black will cause some people to treat him differently.

Initial release: October 24, 1986

Director: Steve Miner

Box office: 35 million USD

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.
Director: Michael Moore
Writer: Michael Moore
Stars: John Candy, Alan Alda, Rhea Perlman

A computer wiz woman/W.Goldberg works at a computer terminal in a NYC bank. One day she gets a strange message and breaks the code. Suddenly, she finds herself in the middle of dangerous spy business.
Director: Penny Marshall
Writers: David Franzoni (story) (as David H. Franzoni), David Franzoni (screenplay) (as David H. Franzoni)
Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Collins, John Wood

The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.
Director: John G. Avildsen
Writer: Michael Schiffer
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume

In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.
Director: Michael Schultz
Writer: Louis Venosta
Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest.
Director: Ralph Bakshi
Writer: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Bob Holt, Jesse Welles, Richard Romanus

On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.
Director: René Laloux
Writers: Stefan Wul (novel), Roland Topor (adaptation)
Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin

Merlin the magician (Nicol Williamson) helps Arthur Pendragon (Nigel Terry) unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.
Director: John Boorman
Writers: Thomas Malory (book), Rospo Pallenberg (adaptation)
Stars: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay

A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien (novel), Romeo Muller (adapted for the screen by)
Stars: Orson Bean, John Huston, Theodore Gottlieb

The animal kingdom stages its own olympic games.
Director: Steven Lisberger
Writers: Steven Lisberger (character development), Roger Allers (character development)
Stars: Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer

Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.
Director: Ralph Bakshi
Writer: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers

Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske
Writers: Kenneth Grahame (based on the story by), Ted Sears (screenplay)
Stars: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper

The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Writers: Chris Conkling (screenplay), Peter S. Beagle (screenplay)
Stars: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes

American Pre-Code color film starring Paul Whiteman and his Jazz orchestra.
Directors: John Murray Anderson, Walter Lantz (uncredited)
Writer: Harry Ruskin (comedy sketches)
Stars: Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante

It was 1934 when the irascible Donald Duck came to life in a teeny bit of a part in "The Wise Little Hen" and proceeded to steal the show. From that point on nobody could hold him back, and the much loved cranky character went on to be the most prolific of Walt's "fabulous five." Now for the first time, you can enjoy the Donald in all of his solo starring shorts from "Donald And Pluto" in 1936 to "Chef Donald" in 1941. This volume also includes a loving tribute to the man who achieved immortality by inventing the voice of Donald Duck -- and performing as his alter ego for 50 years -- Clarence "Ducky" Nash. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come. .

A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writers: Lewis Carroll (poem) (as Rev. Charles Dodgson), Charles Alverson (screenplay)

King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese
Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle

A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam
Stars: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese


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If you haven't figured it out, I am a Canadian. Don't hate me all too much as I am related to the Canadian Royals. They are a lovely bunch, well, except for Ted. He's a far left liberal, and talking to him is like trying to explain social media to a 70 years old.

Obscure movies, by gone classical tales that I find on the side roads of the Urban Jungle become all the rave for my presentations. As a member, one of the brainier children, of the GNF Network, you will see more or less of these favorites aired for one more time, well before someone attempts a more social political exceptionable remake. That or propose to hit it hard and hit it fast with a major - and I mean major - leaflet or keyboard protest campaign.Just so that their financially bankrupt version of what made the original beloved by all, has a chance to be more of a failure then what it was originally. Come to thing of it they are a real Mickey Mouse operation... who am I kidding they ain’t even at the Betty Boop level. yet.

Besides being a "Gamer" of horror, RPG and strategist based games, I am an abstract artist, a concrete analyst, and a ruthless bookie. I tend to comment on the state of mankind, while relishing on the day when my kind will rule them ALL... Um, did I just write out the inside voice of my head again!?