Dead Things, Horror, Modern, Monsters, Movies, Mutants, Mystery, Occult, Short

Harbinger (2016)

A man suffering from bizarre dreams follows the clues gleaned from his visions to a remote cabin. He’s hoping that he will somehow find a meaning behind his hellish nightmares, but he soon discovers that his dreams were probably better left buried.That many locks can’t be good….time to leave.Harbinger is a Lovecraftian inspired short film […]

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Movies, Occult, Modern, Action, Fantasy, Short

The Forgotten (2020)

Three knights are traveling back home after a long journey, and are less than a day’s trek to their destination. But on a stopover in the forest they come across a long forgotten enemy. Alone and outnumbered, they must fight their way to freedom if they hope to make it out alive. The Forgotten is […]

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Drama, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Short, Thriller

Wanderer (2015)

A young backpacker runs out of water and asks if he can rent a room for the night at the remote farmhouse of a couple who live out in the middle of nowhere in the California desert. Everything’s fine until partway through dinner when seemingly innocent dinner conversation about happiness spirals into some very awkward […]

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Action, Drama, Modern

American Assassin (2017) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Mel Brooks once told Jerry Seinfeld some years ago that he liked to eat dinner with Carl Reiner once a week and watch what he called “secure the perimeter movies,” meaning the kind of movies where at some point someone would utter the line “Secure the perimeter.” Two of the greatest comedic minds of all […]

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Drama, Horror?, Modern, Movies, Short

Aftermath (2013)

During a new, post-apocalyptic and predatory Ice Age, two brothers, Cody and his younger brother Jem, are looking for a place to call home and doing their best to try to survive their harsh reality. Cody does his best to guide his younger brother, but Jem’s still trying to hold on to a sliver of […]

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Horror, Modern, Movies, Short, Thriller

The Detour (2017)

Molly and Jeff are a young couple who’ve only been married for little over a year, and already cracks are starting to show in their relationship. So Molly, deciding that they need to ‘do more things together’, nixes the idea of air travel and decides the two of them are going to take a road […]

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Horror, Modern, Monsters, Movies, Mystery, Short, Slasher

Rake (2015)

Psychiatrist, Dr. Benson, is treating a young, sedate woman, who is currently unable to talk due to a recent trauma. The girl, Audrey, doesn’t seem to respond to any outside stimuli, until Dr. Benson tells her that she, too, experienced the same thing that Audrey witnessed. With her patient’s permission, the Doctor puts Audrey under […]

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Action, Aliens, Child Killers, Dead Things, Fantasy, Horror, Killer Children, Modern, Mook, Sci-Fi

Psycho Goreman (2021) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Ever wonder what twisted thoughts lurk in the darkest corners of Canada? If you figured it included Saturday morning Sentai shows, troubling family dynamics, and aliens potentially questioning their sexuality, then you know a lot more about Canada than I do. And you’d also somehow be right, which just makes this weirder. After deftly crushing […] […]

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Comedy, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Sorority Row (2009)

Sorority member, Megan, enlists the help of five of her sorority sisters to help her play a very mean spirited prank on her ex boyfriend by faking her death in front of him and making him think he’s the cause. Her sisters take her ex and her “body” to an abandoned well, with the intention […]

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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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