90s, Comedy, Demons, Fantasy, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Supernatural

Wishmaster (1997)

Is anyone else reminded of the Dracula movie poster when they see this? Am I the only one? A very unlucky auction-house employee, Alexandria, is asked to appraise a gem. Unfortunately, during her appraisal she accidentally releases a Djinn, an evil, ironic-wish-granting entity, from its centuries of confinement. The Djinn roams around town, granting wishes […]

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90s, Action, Aliens, Horror, Monsters, Sci-Fi

Legion (1998) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Made-for-TV misadventures, is there anything grander? Don’t answer that, we both know there isn’t. Legion is another made-for-tv movie, a 1998 science fiction horror picture that borrows more than a little from the likes of Aliens, Predator, and The Dirty Dozen. It’s a story of prisoner soldiers in wartime turning on each other to confront […] […]

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Child Killers, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Remake, Thriller

When A Stranger Calls (2006)

Jill Johnson is babysitting the two children of Dr. Mandrakis at his isolated home in the Colorado mountains. Jill is initially impressed with the spacial dwelling, what with its indoor zen garden, giant picture windows and automated everything. But not long after nightfall Jill starts getting disturbing phone calls from an unknown source. She tries […]

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Action, Modern, Mook

The Hard Way (2019) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

This is the kind of movie where the title is said in the first ten minutes. If that doesn’t tell you what you’re getting into, you’re about to get an education…the hard way. I’m sorry, that was bad. I apologize. While on a mission in Romania, John Payne’s brother gets killed. Payne (played by Michael […] […]

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80s, Child Killers, Horror, Modern, Movies, Remake, Sci-Fi

Child’s Play (2019)

Andy and his mom have just moved to a new town. Andy is having trouble making friends, so to make him feel better, Andy’s mom gives him an early birthday present: A Kaslan Buddi doll, one in a line of high-tech, animatronic dolls that are designed to be a lifelong companions, learn from their surroundings, […]

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Movies

The 2nd (2020)

Always remember, no matter how tough life can be, there isn’t any kind of problem, big or small, that can’t be helped by sending in a CIA hit team to kidnap someone’s kid. Seriously, I use them to handle my grocery shopping. Major Vic Davis is a special forces super soldier and not the best […]

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