80s, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Slasher, Supernatural

Berserker (1987)

Berserker AKA: Berserker: The Nordic Curse Viking Berserkers were bloodthirsty warriors who would dress up in the skins of powerful animals and, in a trance-like fury, completely overpower their adversaries. It was said that they were so possessed by the spirits of the animals they chose to don, that they would become almost feral, even […]

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80s, Documentary, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Slasher

The Prey (1983)

Three young couples decided to spend their vacation heading off into the woods to do a little camping and rock climbing at scenic North Point, which several years ago was once the scene of a tragic fire that killed an entire family. But little do the couples, or even the park rangers know, that there […]

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80s, Action, Dead Things, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Revenge, Zombies

Death Warmed Up (1984)

Dr. Archer Howell is determined to make humans immortal and believes he has the means and the knowledge to make it happen. His theories have already proven successful on mice, and he is now convinced the best way to further prove his hypothesis is by reanimating human corpses. Unfortunately for him, Professor Tucker thinks he’s […]

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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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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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