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, Horror, Horror?, Movies, Slasher

The Last Slumber Party (1988)

Yes, I know, it’s in Spanish. No me importa. A trio of teenage girls decide to have a slumber party at one of the girls homes. A couple of guys decide to party crash, including a recently escaped mental patient armed with a scalpel. The Last Slumber Party feels less like a movie and more […]

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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, Horror, Modern, Movies, Remake, Sci-Fi

Child’s Play (2019)

Andy and his mom have just moved to a new town. Andy is having trouble making friends, so to make him feel better, Andy’s mom gives him an early birthday present: A Kaslan Buddi doll, one in a line of high-tech, animatronic dolls that are designed to be a lifelong companions, learn from their surroundings, […]

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80s, Action, Comedy, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Thriller

Bloody Wednesday (1988)

Harry is having a rough time of it. Due to some obvious mental instability that he is in complete denial of, he just lost his job as a mechanic, his marriage has fallen apart, and he’s lost his place to live. His brother covertly sets him up in an abandoned hotel one of his clients […]

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80s, Action, Drama, Horror, Movies, Romance, Thriller

Hostile Takeover (1988)

Mild mannered workman, Eugene Brackin, has volunteered, along with three other coworkers, to go in and work over the Thanksgiving weekend. He sits quietly for the entire day and then, after everyone has clocked out, he locks the door, pulls out a gun, and takes his three coworkers hostage. He does not give anyone a reason for his actions, only saying that he won’t hurt anyone and that everything will be over when the circle is complete.

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