40s, Drama, Mook, Mystery

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

You know what’s great? Travel movies. The kind of film where folks move from city to city, country to country, enjoying the sights, talking with the locals, researching people they don’t know, getting involved in sordid tales of crime, espionage, murder, and eventually ending the matter in a filthy, condemned apartment in Paris with a […]

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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, 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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