70's, Action, Mook

Deathcheaters (1976) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Australian stuntmen engage in covert missions, perform death-defying stunts, and drink and shag women whose names they don’t remember! Huh, the “stuntmen” part of that sentence seems redundant. Steve Hall and Rodney Cann are a couple of stuntmen working in the Australian film and TV industry in the 1970s. The two are undeniable thrill seekers, […] […]

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70's, Dead Things, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Slasher, Zombies

Don’t Go In The House (1979)

Donny Kohler is an unwell man. Any time Donny did anything wrong as a child, Donny’s domineering mother would punish him by holding his arms over a gas stove in an effort to “burn the sin out of him”. As a result, Donny is now detached, hearing voices and has developed an extraordinary hatred of women. His proclivities seem to be held in check until he comes home one night to find out that his mother has died. Now free of her influence, Donny lets loose and expels his pent up rage by luring unsuspecting women to his home, trapping them and then burning them alive.

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70's, Child Killers, Holiday, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Black Christmas (1974)

It’s almost Christmas and a group of sorority girls are being tormented by an unknown caller sending them filthy and increasingly disturbing messages. But unfortunately that’s the least of their worries. Unknown to them, an unstable man has broken into their house and has currently taken up residence within the sorority house attic.

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Thriller

Night Train Murders (1975)

Two teenage girls attending school in Germany are taking the train to Italy to spend Christmas with one of the girl’s parents. On the way there they encounter a pair of annoying thugs who grow more aggressive as the trip continues. When the train is forced to stop at a station, the girls take the opportunity to switch trains hoping that it’ll give them a quieter, more pleasant experience. 

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Thriller

The Baby (1973)

The Baby is about social worker Ann Gentry, who takes on a new case involving the Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths are a bit of an odd bunch. The family is run by the hard-nosed Mrs. Wadsworth (there is no Mr. Wadsworth), a woman who lives with her two adult daughters, Alba and Germaine, and her […]

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70's, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Occult, Zombies

Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things (1972)

Mean-spirited director, Alan, drags his small theater troupe off to an isolated island near Miami that’s been used as a cemetery for decades. No one in his rag-tag little troupe wants to be there, but Alan uses the near-constant threat of firing them to force them to play along with him. The game? Alan thinks it’ll be fun to use this old book of spells he bought to try to raise the dead from their graves.

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