Dead Things, Horror, Modern, Monsters, Movies, Mutants, Mystery, Occult, Short

Harbinger (2016)

A man suffering from bizarre dreams follows the clues gleaned from his visions to a remote cabin. He’s hoping that he will somehow find a meaning behind his hellish nightmares, but he soon discovers that his dreams were probably better left buried.That many locks can’t be good….time to leave.Harbinger is a Lovecraftian inspired short film […]

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Action, Fantasy, Modern, Movies, Occult, Short

The Forgotten (2020)

Three knights are traveling back home after a long journey, and are less than a day’s trek to their destination. But on a stopover in the forest they come across a long forgotten enemy. Alone and outnumbered, they must fight their way to freedom if they hope to make it out alive. The Forgotten is […]

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Demons, Horror, Movies, Short, Supernatural

Debris (2015)

Royce, a down and out treasure hunter looking for a good score, thinks he’s found exactly what he’s looking for when he comes across a box on the beach that’s been washed up from the effects of the Tōhoku tsunami. Inside the locked and battered box, Royce finds an ancient Japanese sword forged by the […]

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Drama, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Short, Thriller

Wanderer (2015)

A young backpacker runs out of water and asks if he can rent a room for the night at the remote farmhouse of a couple who live out in the middle of nowhere in the California desert. Everything’s fine until partway through dinner when seemingly innocent dinner conversation about happiness spirals into some very awkward […]

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Action, Drama, Modern

American Assassin (2017) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Mel Brooks once told Jerry Seinfeld some years ago that he liked to eat dinner with Carl Reiner once a week and watch what he called “secure the perimeter movies,” meaning the kind of movies where at some point someone would utter the line “Secure the perimeter.” Two of the greatest comedic minds of all […]

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Drama, Horror?, Modern, Movies, Short

Aftermath (2013)

During a new, post-apocalyptic and predatory Ice Age, two brothers, Cody and his younger brother Jem, are looking for a place to call home and doing their best to try to survive their harsh reality. Cody does his best to guide his younger brother, but Jem’s still trying to hold on to a sliver of […]

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Horror, Modern, Movies, Short, Thriller

The Detour (2017)

Molly and Jeff are a young couple who’ve only been married for little over a year, and already cracks are starting to show in their relationship. So Molly, deciding that they need to ‘do more things together’, nixes the idea of air travel and decides the two of them are going to take a road […]

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90s, Action, Mook, Thriller

Silent Trigger (1996) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

A tower. A ridiculously massive sniper rifle. A couple of folks with a history who dislike and yet obviously lust after each other. A couple of unusual security guards. A stoic Dolph Lundgren. Silent Trigger is the kind of borderline action thriller that is cheap, occasionally sleazy, and somehow tries to be philosophical and end […] […]

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Horror, Modern, Monsters, Movies, Mystery, Short, Slasher

Rake (2015)

Psychiatrist, Dr. Benson, is treating a young, sedate woman, who is currently unable to talk due to a recent trauma. The girl, Audrey, doesn’t seem to respond to any outside stimuli, until Dr. Benson tells her that she, too, experienced the same thing that Audrey witnessed. With her patient’s permission, the Doctor puts Audrey under […]

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