2010's, Bugs, Dead Things, Horror, Killer Children, Modern, Mook, Zombies

The Girl with All the Gifts (2016) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

As in this girl has special powers due to how she came to be, not that she’s giving out presents or anything. Though admittedly, it would be kinda nice to get a present right now. I mean, who doesn’t love free stuff? In the very near future, the world sucks. Athlete’s Foot has basically evolved […] […]

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Horror, Modern, Movies, Short, Thriller

Return of the Beast from Outer Space (2021)

Return of the Beast from Outer Space Tom and Claire head out to the woods one weekend to do a little peaceful camping, but their quiet getaway turns into a weekend of horrors when they’re suddenly attacked by a mysterious monster. But things are apparently not what they seem. As they frantically search their campsite […]

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Holiday, Horror, Killer Children, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Thriller

The Children (2008)

The Children Elaine and her husband Jonah take their two kids and Elaine’s eldest daughter, Casey, to visit Elaine’s sister Chloe and her husband Robbie, and their two children at their isolated country home over the New Year’s weekend. They’re not even through the front door before Elaine’s son, Paulie, throws up outside. Chalking it […]

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80s, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Supernatural

Charlie Boy (1980)

Charlie Boy Charlie Boy is actually an episode of the UK TV series, Hammer House of Horror. I didn’t know that going in. I just found an old VHS tape at a thrift ship and picked it up, because I always pick up odd looking horror VHS tapes whenever I get the chance. All I […]

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70's, Drama, Horror, Horror?, Movies, Mystery, Supernatural, Thriller

The Shout (1978)

Doctor Robert Graves heads to an insane asylum to help keep score of a cricket match the inmates are having. While there he’s introduced to the other scorekeeper of the match, patient Charles Crossley. Graves has already been informed that Crossley is considered an odd duck among odd ducks, even for someone housed in an […]

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70's, Dead Things, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Mystery

The Legend of Hell House (1973)

Four paranormal investigators are contacted by an eccentric millionaire (of course) to find evidence of the existence of life after death in the famed Belasco mansion, the “Mount Everest of haunted houses”, nicknamed Hell House. It’s hard to tell how many people a house has knocked off just by looking at it. The group consists […]

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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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