80s, Action, Aliens, Horror, Mook, Robots, Sci-Fi

Saturn 3 (1980) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

In the future, Earth sucks, so humans grow food throughout the solar system. Somehow, Kirk Douglas and Farrah Fawcett have ended up a couple working on one of these hydroponics stations on Saturn’s third moon, and Harvey Keitel is a crazy astronaut who effectively works as a delivery guy and installation tech. He’s basically the […] […]

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70's, Dead Things, Documentary, Horror, Movies

Deranged (1974)

Ezra Cobb is a quiet, middle-aged man, who lives a rather solitary life caring for his ailing mother, a religious fanatic who raised him to be a misogynist. But when his mother finally succumbs to her illness, Ezra suddenly finds himself alone with no purpose in life, having spent half his life as her caretaker. After a year of floundering and not knowing how to live without her, Ezra finally snaps under the pressure and goes to the cemetery to dig up her corpse. But a year of being underground has taken its toll, so to “mend” his still “ailing” mother, Ezra resorts to digging up corpses in an effort to reconstruct her decaying body. But finally having his mother back does nothing to ease Ezra’s loneliness, and as his delusions grow ever more severe he soon sets his sights on living, breathing victims.

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70's, Dead Things, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Mystery

The Legend of Hell House (1973)

Four paranormal investigators are contacted by an eccentric millionaire (of course) to find evidence of the existence of life after death in the famed Belasco mansion, the “Mount Everest of haunted houses”, nicknamed Hell House. It’s hard to tell how many people a house has knocked off just by looking at it. The group consists […]

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80s, Action, Horror?, Mook

The Zero Boys (1986) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

1980s America. What a fantastic place it was, where any white kid could get a gun and try to solve the world’s problems. Red Dawn, Born American, Savage Streets…the kids end up highly armed and, well, often times dead. Wasn’t it grand? Enter The Zero Boys. Steve, Larry, and Rip are a paintball team known […] […]

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80s, Action, Aliens, Drama, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Mystery, Sci-Fi

They Live (1988)

The movie start with a nameless drifter, referred to only as Nada. He goes to LA looking for work and manages to land a job at a construction site. Having nowhere to stay, one of his coworkers, Frank, takes him to the shantytown he’s staying at. After watching him eat and sleep, we find out […]

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80s, Action, Martial Arts, Mook

Blind Fury (1989) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Physical disability tends to boil into two camps in B-grade or exploitation film: it’s there to engender sympathy in the audience, or it’s there to provide some kind of handicap for a protagonist to overcome in some way. For example, a movie like Savage Streets features a deaf character, whose purpose is to be brutally […]

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80s, Horror, Horror?, Movies, Slasher

X-ray (1981)

Poor Susan Jeremy has a traumatizing background. While visiting her friend David as a child, Susan receives a valentines card from Harold, the strange class outcast. Susan and David have a good laugh over the card and toss it, not realizing that Harold is at the window, watching their every move and seething over Susan’s rejection. When Susan leaves the room, Harold breaks into the house and kills David, leaving his corpse hanging by the eye from a coat hanger for Susan to find when she returns to the room….

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