70's, Action, Mook

Deathcheaters (1976) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Australian stuntmen engage in covert missions, perform death-defying stunts, and drink and shag women whose names they don’t remember! Huh, the “stuntmen” part of that sentence seems redundant. Steve Hall and Rodney Cann are a couple of stuntmen working in the Australian film and TV industry in the 1970s. The two are undeniable thrill seekers, […] […]

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80s, Action, Mook, Revenge

Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985) – Reviews by a Mook

If you’re hoping to actually see dinosaurs in this movie, then I have to apologize now. Dinosaur tracks? Yes. Dinosaur bones? Sure. But actual dinosaurs? God no. A paleontologist, his attractive daughter, and an American adventure seeker/archaeologist/two-fisted tough guy decide to make an illegal flight to the dinosaur valley, a protected area of the Amazon […]

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80s, Action, Mook

Blastfighter (1984)— Movie Reviews by a Mook

This time, the movie poster definitely captures some of what happens, like vehicle explosions. For a mix of hixploitation and revenge cinema set in the woods, there are a surprising number of cars and trucks that get blown up. Yet there is only one rainstorm and no lightning, so I feel a little let down. […]

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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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Action, Drama, Modern

American Assassin (2017) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Mel Brooks once told Jerry Seinfeld some years ago that he liked to eat dinner with Carl Reiner once a week and watch what he called “secure the perimeter movies,” meaning the kind of movies where at some point someone would utter the line “Secure the perimeter.” Two of the greatest comedic minds of all […]

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