80s, Bugs, Dead Things, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Buried Alive (1989)

Buried Alive Janet is a new teacher at Ravencroft Institute, an all-girl boarding school for juvenile delinquents. She’s intrigued about the progressive new policies the school offers and is optimistic that she’ll not only be able to help children, but that the change in scenery will be a calming balm for her anxiety issues. But […]

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80s, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Movies, Thriller

Cold Light of Day (1989)

Cold Light of Day Jordan March is a middle-aged civil servant living in a third-floor flat. He appears to be the quiet, mild-mannered type who goes out of his way to help his neighbors and doesn’t bother anybody. But looks can be deceiving. Because recently Jordan has taken up the practice of strangling young men […]

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80s, Bugs, Demons, Horror, Horror?, Monsters, Movies

Things (1989)

Things Don and his friend Fred head out to a remote cabin in the woods to visit Don’s brother Doug, and his pregnant sister-in-law, Susan. The trip starts off being predictably uneventful, but unbeknownst to Don and Fred all is not right in the little cabin in the woods. Desperate for assistance to help them […]

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80s, Fantasy, Horror, Movies, Occult, Supernatural

Warlock (1989)

Warlock Warlock is the story of… wait for it… a Warlock who was captured in 1691. On the eve of his execution, a magic storm is summoned that propels him 300 years into 1980’s Los Angeles. Luckily, Redferne the witch hunter follows and he and 20 year-old airhead Kassandra (spelled with a K, a fact […]

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80s, Action, Horror, Monsters, Movies

Killer Crocodile (1989)

Killer Crocodile A group of young environmentalists are investigating some rural swamp lands after getting reports of illegal dumping. Their suspicions are confirmed when they find multiple barrels containing some form of radioactive waste hidden deep within the swamp. But their discovery turns into a life or death struggle, when they not only have to […]

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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, Action, Drama, Mook, Revenge

Black Rain (1989) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Let’s be honest. If you looked that good sitting on a motorcycle while wearing shades with a bunch of Japanese signs behind you, you’d probably pose like this too. Michael Douglas knows. Shoot, he’s probably somewhere doing this right now. Damn right, he is. Nick Conklin is a New York City cop on the edge. […]

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80s, Dead Things, Demons, Horror, Movies, Zombies

Dead Pit (1989)

The brilliant Dr. Colin Ramzi has turned fiendish, deciding that it makes more sense to use the patients at the mental hospital where he works as test subjects, rather than bothering to try and heal them. His colleague Dr. Swan disagrees, and the resulting showdown in the basement leaves Ramzi dead amongst his pile of […]

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