Holiday, Horror, Killer Children, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Thriller

The Children (2008)

The Children Elaine and her husband Jonah take their two kids and Elaine’s eldest daughter, Casey, to visit Elaine’s sister Chloe and her husband Robbie, and their two children at their isolated country home over the New Year’s weekend. They’re not even through the front door before Elaine’s son, Paulie, throws up outside. Chalking it […]

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Child Killers, Comedy, Holiday, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Revenge, Slasher

Silent Night (2012)

Silent Night It’s Christmas Eve, and a small Midwestern town is preparing for their annual Santa parade. But while most of the populace is getting ready for the festivities, the local police department is secretly scrambling, desperately trying to find the culprit in a series of gruesome murders. Their only clue so far is a […]

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Action, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Revenge, Thriller

Eye See You (2002)

Eye See You AKA: D-Tox Agent Jake Malloy is on the trail of a ruthless serial killer who likes to play games with his victims. Malloy boasts that he’s close to catching him, but when the murderer kills Malloy’s friend, and then his girlfriend, right under the agent’s nose, not even the killer’s death can […]

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40s, Drama, Mook, Mystery

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

You know what’s great? Travel movies. The kind of film where folks move from city to city, country to country, enjoying the sights, talking with the locals, researching people they don’t know, getting involved in sordid tales of crime, espionage, murder, and eventually ending the matter in a filthy, condemned apartment in Paris with a […]

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80s, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Supernatural

Charlie Boy (1980)

Charlie Boy Charlie Boy is actually an episode of the UK TV series, Hammer House of Horror. I didn’t know that going in. I just found an old VHS tape at a thrift ship and picked it up, because I always pick up odd looking horror VHS tapes whenever I get the chance. All I […]

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60s, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery

Horror Castle (1963)

Horror Castle AKA: Das Schloss Des Gralens AKA: La vergine di Norimberga AKA: The Virgin of Nuremberg I decided I wanted to watch something a little different, so I turned to TCM, because while the mention of that station may bring forth mental images of Casablanca, truth be told, they play all sorts of shit. […]

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Drive-In Massacre (1976)

A rural California drive-in is being stalked by a ruthless killer who chooses to slay his victims with a sword. It’s now up to Detectives Koch and Leary to discern the mysterious killer’s identity before the victim count goes up. Oops! Too late. I’m going to be honest, from the moment the opening credits of […]

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Comedy, Horror, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Scream 4 (2011)

Scream 4 picks up 10 years after Scream 3 ends. Sidney returns to her hometown for the final stop on her new book tour and – surprise, surprise! – Ghostface shows up to terrorize her, Gale, Dewy and a host of other new, hip teens. There is blood, there is death, and there is many […]

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70's, Exploitation, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Savage Weekend (1979)

AKA: The Killer Behind the Mask Marie, her boyfriend, her sister and two acquaintances, are off to the wilderness of upstate New York for the weekend. Marie’s recent ex husband has just been involved in a political scandal, and they all decided that the best course of action was to get away for a weekend […]

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90s, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Scream 2 (1997)

Sydney and company are trying to move on with their lives after the traumatic events and insta-fame inflicted upon them after the first movie. But once again, events from the past are coming up to bite them in the ass, in the form of a Ghostface wearing maniac wielding a knife.  You mean I get […]

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