70's, Child Killers, Drama, Horror, Mook, Mystery, Thriller

Seven Deaths in the Cat’s Eye (1973) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

If you read the title and immediately asked whether there is a cat in this giallo, I’m happy to inform you that yes, there is indeed a cat. Often times gialli have animals referenced in their titles but don’t actually use them; that’s not the case here. There’s a cat walking around, and guess how […]

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Drama, Fantasy, Horror?, Modern, Movies, Mystery, Short, Silent

Piercing Stillness (2019)

Piercing Stillness AKA: L’Immobilità Trafigge An amateur photographer goes for a walk in the countryside where he comes across a small, discarded mannequin. As the filmmaker starts to shoot video of his find, he discovers that his camera suddenly seems to be haunted by an unknown man in black garb who shows the videographer flashbacks […]

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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, Bugs, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Thriller

Phenomena (1985)

The daughter of a famous actor is sent off to a boarding school in remote Swiss city. While there Donald Pleasance informs her that she has psychic insect powers that enable her to communicate with the creepy crawlies of the world and she uses these powers to pursue a local serial killer who is slaughtering young woman in and around the school.

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70's, Drama, Horror, Movies, Thriller

Night Train Murders (1975)

Two teenage girls attending school in Germany are taking the train to Italy to spend Christmas with one of the girl’s parents. On the way there they encounter a pair of annoying thugs who grow more aggressive as the trip continues. When the train is forced to stop at a station, the girls take the opportunity to switch trains hoping that it’ll give them a quieter, more pleasant experience. 

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

Shock (1977)

Dora, her son Marco and her new husband Bruno move into the home that the woman once shared with her late husband. Dora’s first husband, Carlo, was an abusive drug addict who abandoned Dora and baby Marco before tragically committing suicide at sea, his adrift boat being the closest anyone came to discovering his body. Dora had a breakdown after his death, and was forced to go into psychiatric care. But now, seven years later and sporting a new husband and clean bill of health, Dora has reluctantly returned to her old home to reclaim her life. But Bruno is a commercial airline pilot and is often away from the home, leaving Dora and Marco alone in a house full of bad memories.

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60s, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Uncategorized

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)

AKA: The Terror of Dr. Hichcock AKA: Raptus: The Secret of Dr. Hichcock AKA: THe Terrible Secret of Dr. Hichcock In 1885 London, Bernard Hichcock is a respected and renowned doctor who is making strides in the world of medicine. But Dr. Hichcock is hiding a terrible (horrible, no good, very bad) secret: he’s a […]

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