60s, Comedy, Dance Dance Dance, Drama, Movies, music, Romance

Wild Guitar (1962)

This movie is actually less exciting than that horrible poster makes it out to be. Motorcycle riding, poor Elvis impersonator and idol wannabe Bud Eagle arrives in California looking for his big break in the music industry. Of course he gets it (and his dream girl), but along the way has to deal with a […]

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80s, Drama, Movies, music, Western

Border Radio (1987)

L.A. musician Jeff is hounded by some thugs and flees to Mexico, leaving his family behind and his wife alone to try to figure out just what the hell made him run off. Border Radio can’t seem to figure out what it wants to be. It’s sprinkled with little bits of noir, western, crime, mystery […]

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60s, Drama, Horror, Movies, Occult, Supernatural

Burn, Witch, Burn! (1962)

AKA: Night of the Eagle Norman Taylor is a man of science. Norman is a new member of the faculty at a nearby college and very popular with the students. As a psychology professor he often gives lectures regarding the supernatural (Something they never did in my psychology class. The cheap bastards.) Of course, Norman […]

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80s, Action, Drama, Mook, Revenge

Black Rain (1989) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Let’s be honest. If you looked that good sitting on a motorcycle while wearing shades with a bunch of Japanese signs behind you, you’d probably pose like this too. Michael Douglas knows. Shoot, he’s probably somewhere doing this right now. Damn right, he is. Nick Conklin is a New York City cop on the edge. […]

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Comedy, Drama, Horror, Killer Children, Modern, Monsters, Movies

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Ginger Snaps is about sixteen year old Ginger and her fifteen year old sister Bridgette, two morbid, outcast, high-school students who spend their free time faking their own death and taking pictures of it. At least they have a sense of humor about it. The two of them are already appropriately miserable, snarky teens, when […]

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80s, Action, Dead Things, Drama, Horror?, Martial Arts, Movies

Silent Rage (1982)

BS. The only thing you destroyed was a bar. Somewhere down in Texas, a mentally ill man, John Kirby, brutally kills two people. A scuffle breaks out between him and the police and Kirby is shot. Kirby is on the verge of death, with nothing any known medical science can do to save him. But […]

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Dead Things, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery

The Innkeepers (2011)

In the few remaining days before the Yankee Pedlar Inn closes forever, the two remaining employees, Claire and Luke, take it upon themselves to try to find evidence of the supposed resident ghost, Madeline O’Malley, a woman who hung herself in the honeymoon suite after being jilted on her wedding day. During the day, the […]

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