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Retro Ramble is a movie podcast and blog from the Brothers McGhee.

Join George and Charlie McGhee as they review the TV and Films of their youth and discuss why many are still relevant and worth revisiting today.

Warning: contains explicit language and poor impressions.

Retro Ramble George McGhee & Charlie McGhee

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Retro Ramble is a movie podcast and blog from the Brothers McGhee.

Join George and Charlie McGhee as they review the TV and Films of their youth and discuss why many are still relevant and worth revisiting today.

Warning: contains explicit language and poor impressions.

    EP56 - Coming to America (1988) - Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    EP56 - Coming to America (1988) - Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    In this month's episode,  Charlie and George get ready for a big trip, they're Coming To America! 

    Ahead of the belated sequel, the boys revisit the beloved romantic comedy classic. They discuss the film's abundance of heart and soul (glo), multiple roles, cracking cameos and its cultural impact.

    As usual, there's lots of bad impressions, film trivia and thoughts on what the brothers want to see in the sequel.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Universal Soldier (1992) Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    Universal Soldier (1992) Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    In this month's episode, Charlie and George go on a mission to revisit the JCVD vs DL (that's Dolph Lundgren) sci-fi actioner, Universal Soldier!


    The boys delve into Roland Emmerich's first Hollywood production and discuss the films heavy sci-fi origins. Along the way, they chat about the challenges of being on the run in a pre-internet era, Dolph's amazing villain and ponder why JCVD isn't being his usual sassy, splits-tastic, sexy self.  Normal features, bad impressions etc. Enjoy and please share!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    EP#54 - The Karate Kid - Cobra Kai Season One - Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    EP#54 - The Karate Kid - Cobra Kai Season One - Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    For their latest podcast episode, Charlie and George take a Retro Ramble back to 1984 to cover the Rocky For Kids classic that is The Karate Kid.

    From the impressive character acting of Pat Morita that earned him an Oscar nomination to New Jersey wide-boy Ralph Maccio to the Nazi-inspired blonde looks of the Cobra Kai there is plenty the boys delve into from their most recent viewing.

    SPOILER WARNING - contains some spoilers for Cobra Kai Seasons 1+2

    • 1 hr 28 min
    EP#53 - Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Podcast Special

    EP#53 - Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Podcast Special

    In this months episode, Charlie and George hop in the time-travelling phone box to discuss all things bodacious and heinous about all things Bill and Ted! With the belated release of Bill and Ted Face The Music, the brothers McGhee go back to review both Excellent Adventure and Bogus Journey for this podcast special. As per usual, they'll be going over the story origins, alternate casting in Coulda Woulda Shoulda and discuss some very Suspicious Spin-Offs!

    • 1 hr 26 min
    EP#52 - Gross Pointe Blank (1997)

    EP#52 - Gross Pointe Blank (1997)

    In this month's episode, Charlie and George are going to the high school reunion at Grosse Point (Blank)! That's right, the boys go back to 1997 to review the action-rom-com cult classic that topped our listeners poll!

    They discuss the films genesis (which started with a high school reunion), an amazing cast including multiple Cusacks, Jeremy Piven, Minnie Driver and the legendary Dan Ackroyd and one hell of an 80's jukebox soundtrack!

    Bing, bing, bing, bing, POPCORN!

    • 59 min
    EP#51 - Weird Science (1985) Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    EP#51 - Weird Science (1985) Retro Ramble Movie Podcast

    In this month's episode, Charlie and George strap bras on their heads and power up their super-computer to create some Weird Science! That's right, they're travelling back to 1985 to revisit the John Hughes' teen comedy with Hughes-muse Anthony Michael Hall and the lovely Kelly Le Brock 

    The brothers talk about the film's origins (amidst John Hughes' packed schedule), questionable technology, eye-watering 80's fashion and an array of villains you love to hate.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

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Phatty 3:16 ,

Great Job

Love the show guys,, I hope y'all do one of The Crow,keep up the good work

Jonny Cornball ,

Love Your Voices and Accents!

Keep up the great work brothers! Could listen to you both talking about all my fav movies over and over again!!!

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