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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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, Drama, Romance

Harold and Maude (1971) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

I don’t watch much in the way of romance movies. It’s one of those genres I have a major blindspot for, like teen movies or dance movies not about break dancers in the 1980s. Hell, I’ve seen more episodes of Manimal than I have some of these genres, and there’s only eight of those. Why […]

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70's, Drama, Mook, Revenge

Scum (1979) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

I watch a surprising amount of prison movies. It’s not that I have any special affinity towards prison, but the setting makes for an easy method to tell tales of violence, drama, and survival against harsh odds often imposed by other people. Prison makes for an exploitative arena, though the films that focus on it, […]

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70's, Comedy, Documentary, Horror?, Monsters, Movies, Mystery

Sasquatch (1976)

AKA: Sasquatch: The Legend of Bigfoot A group of scientists and local guides mount an expedition into the rarely traveled, rugged Canadian wilderness in search of the elusive creature known as Bigfoot. “Okay, so we’ll be there, and the Kraft Services food station will be set up over here….” You know, you’re not fully aware […]

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