Retro Reviewer is a podcast produced for those who love discussing classic Hollywood film. Influenced by the popularity of podcasts, YouTube channels like Be Kind Rewind and my love for audio-storytelling, Retro Reviewer has developed into a journalistic podcast that critically evaluates Hollywood movies using media theory. Initially outlined in this post as a podcast exploring small towns, Retro Reviewer now provides lovers of film with entertaining episodes that discuss a variety of films in diverse ways.
Finally, the making of Retro Reviewer has begun. Through the ideating and prototyping process, Retro Reviewer has been established as a welcoming platform with the ability to continuously change and adapt throughout the making process.
Sitting at a table over 100-years-old, surrounded by an array of iridescent beads and a diversity of antiques, Meredie Mee-Ling spreads out her family photographs and gazes over sepia pictures of her grandfather’s shop.
Retro Reviewer has gone through a multiplicity of iterations. It is through prototyping and a catering to curiosity that Retro Reviewer has distinguished itself as a unique platform. Here’s a timeline of my prototyping journey: