80s, Horror, Movies, Slasher

Mortuary (1983)

AKA: Embalmed AKA: Hall of Death Ever since her father drowned in their swimming pool, his daughter Christie has been having terrible nightmares about him being murdered by a man in a black hooded robe and she’s now convinced the same man is following her during the day. Compounding her fear and sorrow, Christie’s mother […]

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80s, Drama, Movies, music, Western

Border Radio (1987)

L.A. musician Jeff is hounded by some thugs and flees to Mexico, leaving his family behind and his wife alone to try to figure out just what the hell made him run off. Border Radio can’t seem to figure out what it wants to be. It’s sprinkled with little bits of noir, western, crime, mystery […]

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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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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, Dead Things, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Mystery

The Strangeness (1985)

A small group consisting of scientists, explorers and journalists enter an old, previously closed off mineshaft to see if it’s suitable to resume mining. The mine had been closed off and sealed decades before, due to a series of suspicious deaths and very strange stories coming from the surviving minors. But a recent earthquake has […]

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80s, Action, Dead Things, Drama, Horror?, Martial Arts, Movies

Silent Rage (1982)

BS. The only thing you destroyed was a bar. Somewhere down in Texas, a mentally ill man, John Kirby, brutally kills two people. A scuffle breaks out between him and the police and Kirby is shot. Kirby is on the verge of death, with nothing any known medical science can do to save him. But […]

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