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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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher

Drive-In Massacre (1976)

A rural California drive-in is being stalked by a ruthless killer who chooses to slay his victims with a sword. It’s now up to Detectives Koch and Leary to discern the mysterious killer’s identity before the victim count goes up. Oops! Too late. I’m going to be honest, from the moment the opening credits of […]

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70's, Dead Things, Documentary, Horror, Movies

Deranged (1974)

Ezra Cobb is a quiet, middle-aged man, who lives a rather solitary life caring for his ailing mother, a religious fanatic who raised him to be a misogynist. But when his mother finally succumbs to her illness, Ezra suddenly finds himself alone with no purpose in life, having spent half his life as her caretaker. After a year of floundering and not knowing how to live without her, Ezra finally snaps under the pressure and goes to the cemetery to dig up her corpse. But a year of being underground has taken its toll, so to “mend” his still “ailing” mother, Ezra resorts to digging up corpses in an effort to reconstruct her decaying body. But finally having his mother back does nothing to ease Ezra’s loneliness, and as his delusions grow ever more severe he soon sets his sights on living, breathing victims.

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80s, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Slasher, Thriller

Schizoid (1980)

AKA: Murder by Mail Julie works as an advice columnist at the local newspaper. She’s been on-edge lately because she’s been receiving anonymous cut-out notes threatening her with increasing levels of violence. But no matter where she turns, no one seems to be willing to help her. The police say they can’t do anything for […]

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Child Killers, Drama, Horror, Modern, Movies, Revenge

Daddy’s Little Girl (2012)

Derek Riley is the proud papa of an adorable six-year-old little girl named Georgia. Georgia is sweet and kind and is clearly Derek’s whole world. So it’s little surprise that her tragic kidnapping and subsequent death at the hands of an unknown assailant sends him into a tailspin. Six months after Georgia’s death, Derek is […]

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70's, Drama, Mook, Revenge

Scum (1979) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

I watch a surprising amount of prison movies. It’s not that I have any special affinity towards prison, but the setting makes for an easy method to tell tales of violence, drama, and survival against harsh odds often imposed by other people. Prison makes for an exploitative arena, though the films that focus on it, […]

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80s, Fantasy, Horror, Monsters, Movies, Werewolves

The Company of Wolves (1984)

In a rustic manor out in the English countryside, Rosaleen lies in bed and dreams of a different world located in the distant forest outside her window, a world where her sister doesn’t exist, werewolves are real, and she has to journey through the darkened forest to visit her grandmother, all while wearing a bright-red […]

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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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