80s, Action, Aliens, Horror, Mook, Robots, Sci-Fi

Saturn 3 (1980) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

In the future, Earth sucks, so humans grow food throughout the solar system. Somehow, Kirk Douglas and Farrah Fawcett have ended up a couple working on one of these hydroponics stations on Saturn’s third moon, and Harvey Keitel is a crazy astronaut who effectively works as a delivery guy and installation tech. He’s basically the […] […]

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80s, Action, Horror?, Mook

The Zero Boys (1986) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

1980s America. What a fantastic place it was, where any white kid could get a gun and try to solve the world’s problems. Red Dawn, Born American, Savage Streets…the kids end up highly armed and, well, often times dead. Wasn’t it grand? Enter The Zero Boys. Steve, Larry, and Rip are a paintball team known […] […]

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80s, Action, Aliens, Drama, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Mystery, Sci-Fi

They Live (1988)

The movie start with a nameless drifter, referred to only as Nada. He goes to LA looking for work and manages to land a job at a construction site. Having nowhere to stay, one of his coworkers, Frank, takes him to the shantytown he’s staying at. After watching him eat and sleep, we find out […]

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80s, Action, Martial Arts, Mook

Blind Fury (1989) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Physical disability tends to boil into two camps in B-grade or exploitation film: it’s there to engender sympathy in the audience, or it’s there to provide some kind of handicap for a protagonist to overcome in some way. For example, a movie like Savage Streets features a deaf character, whose purpose is to be brutally […]

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80s, Horror, Horror?, Movies, Slasher

X-ray (1981)

Poor Susan Jeremy has a traumatizing background. While visiting her friend David as a child, Susan receives a valentines card from Harold, the strange class outcast. Susan and David have a good laugh over the card and toss it, not realizing that Harold is at the window, watching their every move and seething over Susan’s rejection. When Susan leaves the room, Harold breaks into the house and kills David, leaving his corpse hanging by the eye from a coat hanger for Susan to find when she returns to the room….

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80s, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher, Thriller

Schizoid (1980)

AKA: Murder by Mail Julie works as an advice columnist at the local newspaper. She’s been on-edge lately because she’s been receiving anonymous cut-out notes threatening her with increasing levels of violence. But no matter where she turns, no one seems to be willing to help her. The police say they can’t do anything for […]

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80s, Fantasy, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Werewolves

The Company of Wolves (1984)

In a rustic manor out in the English countryside, Rosaleen lies in bed and dreams of a different world located in the distant forest outside her window, a world where her sister doesn’t exist, werewolves are real, and she has to journey through the darkened forest to visit her grandmother, all while wearing a bright-red […]

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