60s, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Mystery

The Psychopath (1966)

The Psychopath The Psychopath is about a series of bizarre murders set in England that poor, but tenacious, Inspector Holloway must solve. Along the way he discovers a link not only between the murders, but also investigates a possible conspiracy that leads all the way back to WWII. What makes the murders bizarre is not […]

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80s, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Island of Blood (1982)

Island of Blood AKA: Scared Alive AKA: Who-dun-it? A group of unknown actors are carted off to a remote island where they’re set to film an upbeat, low-budget, feel-good musical, with an old, historic school as the film’s backdrop. But the small group isn’t even there for a whole day before cast members start getting […]

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Drama, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Short, Thriller

Taken In (2020)

Taken In Brad stands in his kitchen, drinking his way through a whole bottle of wine and making dinner. In the course of cutting some vegetables he hurts himself (probably due to drinking a whole bottle of wine), breaks a dish and says a few choice words. He figures life sucks and shit happens. But […]

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90s, Mook, Mystery, Thriller

Presumed Innocent (1990) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Murder. Corruption. Adultery. Bribery. This movie is pretty much about how I spend my Thursdays. Harrison Ford plays Rusty Sabich, a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s office of an unnamed American city in Kindle County. Rusty’s a tough prosecutor but also an idealist who remains loyal to his boss despite losing ground in the ongoing […] […]

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Drama, Fantasy, Horror?, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Short, Silent

Piercing Stillness (2019)

Piercing Stillness AKA: L’Immobilità Trafigge An amateur photographer goes for a walk in the countryside where he comes across a small, discarded mannequin. As the filmmaker starts to shoot video of his find, he discovers that his camera suddenly seems to be haunted by an unknown man in black garb who shows the videographer flashbacks […]

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