Action, Drama, Modern, Mook, music

The Ice Road (2021) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

No, this is not a movie adaptation of History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers series, though it is about as realistic. Twenty-six miners end up trapped in a Manitoba diamond mine after a methane pocket explodes. With the miners running out of air, local companies and the Canadian government attempt to send in three wellheads to […] […]

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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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80s, Dance Dance Dance, Horror, Monsters, Movies, music, Mystery

Lone Wolf (1988)

The small town of Fairview is suddenly plagued by a string of deaths that the local police are attributing to wild dog attacks. But when some local college students become victims of these violent crimes, some of their classmates start to become skeptical of the official reports. The more they dig into the death of […]

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80s, Dance Dance Dance, Horror, Movies, music, Mystery, Slasher

Terror Train (1980)

A group of pre-med students organize a fraternity prank for their nerdy and awkward frat pledge, Kenny. They convince members of a local sorority to help them out by pretending one of them is waiting upstairs for Kenny and ready for some sexy times. But the prank goes horribly wrong and poor Kenny gets hauled […]

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, music, Thriller

Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)

Popular African American singer Liz Wetherly (Leslie Uggams) has just finished a performance and has a full two weeks to get away from it all and relax before her next concert. Her goal is to get off the beaten path and find a nice, quiet place out in the middle of nowhere where she hopes no one will bother her. But she only gets half her wish when her car breaks down and she becomes stranded in a rural, remote southern town.

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