90s, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Scream 2 (1997)

Sydney and company are trying to move on with their lives after the traumatic events and insta-fame inflicted upon them after the first movie. But once again, events from the past are coming up to bite them in the ass, in the form of a Ghostface wearing maniac wielding a knife.  You mean I get […]

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90s, Action, Mook, Robots

Omega Doom (1996) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

That image makes this movie feel way more Slavic than it actually is. Robots in movies! We all love robots in movies. There’s nothing quite like the near-constant whine of robotic joints and servos every single time one moves that makes us cringe and take icepicks to our ears. Seriously, whoever thought this was a […]

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90s, Comedy, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Scream (1996)

A young girl and her friends are stalked by a deranged killer in a ghost mask who likes to draw out their mental torture and suffering by calling them first and messing with their heads. Scream‘s legacy in the horror world at this point in time is now pretty undeniable. It succeeded so well, in […]

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90s, Action, Martial Arts

The Quest (1996) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Do you like tournament movies, the kind with a bunch of fighters from around the world taking on one another with different styles until only the last fighter remains? You know, like Bloodsport? Then you might end up enjoying this goofy period piece written by, starring, and directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme. An old man […]

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90s, Action, Demons, Horror, Mook, Supernatural

The Minion (1998) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

At the end of the last millennium, Dolph Lundgren acted in an action supernatural horror movie about the oncoming apocalypse. Surprisingly, this was done in 1998, the year before Arnold Schwarzenegger would release his own action supernatural horror movie End of Days. Of course, there are some similarities between the two, both involving fighting the forces […] […]

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90s, Action, Mook, Thriller

Silent Trigger (1996) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

A tower. A ridiculously massive sniper rifle. A couple of folks with a history who dislike and yet obviously lust after each other. A couple of unusual security guards. A stoic Dolph Lundgren. Silent Trigger is the kind of borderline action thriller that is cheap, occasionally sleazy, and somehow tries to be philosophical and end […] […]

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90s, Action, Aliens, Horror, Monsters, Sci-Fi

Legion (1998) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Made-for-TV misadventures, is there anything grander? Don’t answer that, we both know there isn’t. Legion is another made-for-tv movie, a 1998 science fiction horror picture that borrows more than a little from the likes of Aliens, Predator, and The Dirty Dozen. It’s a story of prisoner soldiers in wartime turning on each other to confront […] […]

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