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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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, Action, Comedy, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Thriller

Bloody Wednesday (1988)

Harry is having a rough time of it. Due to some obvious mental instability that he is in complete denial of, he just lost his job as a mechanic, his marriage has fallen apart, and he’s lost his place to live. His brother covertly sets him up in an abandoned hotel one of his clients […]

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Action, Dead Things, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mutants, Slasher

Hatchet II (2010)

Hatchet II is essentially an homage to the slasher flicks of yore. It doesn’t have a single original bone in it’s deformed and mutilated corpse, but the level at which it commits itself to reveling in it’s own blood and gore is commendable. You’ve gotta respect a movie that knows exactly what it is, goes […]

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80s, Action, Drama, Horror, Movies, Romance, Thriller

Hostile Takeover (1988)

Mild mannered workman, Eugene Brackin, has volunteered, along with three other coworkers, to go in and work over the Thanksgiving weekend. He sits quietly for the entire day and then, after everyone has clocked out, he locks the door, pulls out a gun, and takes his three coworkers hostage. He does not give anyone a reason for his actions, only saying that he won’t hurt anyone and that everything will be over when the circle is complete.

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80s, Action, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Sci-Fi, Zombies

Dead Heat (1988)

LAPD detectives Roger Mortis and Doug Bigelow are in the middle of trying to solve a bizarre string of bank and jewelry store robberies. They think they’ve caught a break when they manage to corner two of the supposed suspects at a jewelry store. But despite a huge police presence and clearly being shot multiple times, the robbers seem strangely unstoppable. Roger and Doug manage to kill two of the suspects in a violent shoot-out that leaves dozens of officers dead. But they quickly find out that their case is much more complicated than they thought, when one of the coroners, Rebecca, informs them that she’s seen these two men before: on her autopsy slab several days earlier. She points out the previous autopsy sutures and the photos she took of the corpses as proof.

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