80s, Aliens, Horror, Movies, Sci-Fi

Inseminoid (1981)

AKA: Horror Planet A group of scientists are on a distant planet doing an archaeological expedition involving the study of a long extinct species. Everything seems perfectly under control, but as with all movies like this, inevitably SOMETHING GOES HORRIBLY WRONG when an explosion of unknown origin kills one of the crew and injures excavator […]

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50s, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Vampires

The Vampire (1957)

AKA: Mark of the Vampire I’d never heard of this movie, but that’s really not all that surprising. There are so many movie’s with the word “Vampire” in the title, that it’s easy to see how a few of them could be overlooked. Dr. Beecher is the good, quiet small town doctor who is loved […]

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80s, Action, Mook, Revenge

Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985) – Reviews by a Mook

If you’re hoping to actually see dinosaurs in this movie, then I have to apologize now. Dinosaur tracks? Yes. Dinosaur bones? Sure. But actual dinosaurs? God no. A paleontologist, his attractive daughter, and an American adventure seeker/archaeologist/two-fisted tough guy decide to make an illegal flight to the dinosaur valley, a protected area of the Amazon […]

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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, Action, Mook, Romance

Miracle Mile (1988) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Sometimes a wrong number can change your life. God help you when it does. Harry Washello is a nerdy trombone player in a big band that travels around the US. While doing a stopover for a show in Los Angeles, California, he meets the woman of his dreams: Julie Peters, a somewhat nerdy, spunky, intelligent […]

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80s, Child Killers, Drama, Horror, Movies, Slasher

Nightmare (1981)

AKA: Nightmares in a Damaged Brain AKA: Blood Splash George Tatum has just been released from a psychiatric institution. He had been incarcerated there for several years, after he brutally murdered and sexually mutilated an entire family in Brooklyn. But after years of therapy, drugs and experimental procedures, George has been declared “reformed” and is […]

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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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80s, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Occult, Supernatural, Zombies

One Dark Night (1983)

A mysterious recluse, Karl Raymar, is found dead one morning with six similarly deceased young women also in the room. After his burial in the mausoleum, Karl’s estranged daughter Olivia comes to learn that her absent father was well known to the world of mystics, having supposedly mastered the ability of telekinesis in an attempt to cheat death. Olivia learns that his supposed skill at such an art, and his obsession with immortality were considered so great, that he had supposedly learned to suck the life energy from living beings. But his apparent death by heart attack and his subsequent burial in a crypt seems to have disproven Karl’s great power….

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