80s, Action, Drama, Mook, Revenge

Black Rain (1989) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Let’s be honest. If you looked that good sitting on a motorcycle while wearing shades with a bunch of Japanese signs behind you, you’d probably pose like this too. Michael Douglas knows. Shoot, he’s probably somewhere doing this right now. Damn right, he is. Nick Conklin is a New York City cop on the edge. […]

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80s, Action, Dead Things, Drama, Horror?, Martial Arts, Movies

Silent Rage (1982)

BS. The only thing you destroyed was a bar. Somewhere down in Texas, a mentally ill man, John Kirby, brutally kills two people. A scuffle breaks out between him and the police and Kirby is shot. Kirby is on the verge of death, with nothing any known medical science can do to save him. But […]

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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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60s, Drama, Movies, Thriller

Five Minutes to Live (1961)

AKA Door-to-Door Maniac Five Minutes to Live is a short little crime drama featuring Johnny Cash as a rather repugnant criminal. Cash plays Johnny Cabot (adding yet one more name to the list of non-actors who have trouble responding to any name except the one they were given), a ruthless killer in hiding who teams […]

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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, Romance

Miracle Mile (1988) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Sometimes a wrong number can change your life. God help you when it does. Harry Washello is a nerdy trombone player in a big band that travels around the US. While doing a stopover for a show in Los Angeles, California, he meets the woman of his dreams: Julie Peters, a somewhat nerdy, spunky, intelligent […]

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80s, Child Killers, Drama, Horror, Movies, Slasher

Nightmare (1981)

AKA: Nightmares in a Damaged Brain AKA: Blood Splash George Tatum has just been released from a psychiatric institution. He had been incarcerated there for several years, after he brutally murdered and sexually mutilated an entire family in Brooklyn. But after years of therapy, drugs and experimental procedures, George has been declared “reformed” and is […]

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