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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90s, Action, Martial Arts

The Quest (1996) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Do you like tournament movies, the kind with a bunch of fighters from around the world taking on one another with different styles until only the last fighter remains? You know, like Bloodsport? Then you might end up enjoying this goofy period piece written by, starring, and directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme. An old man […]

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Movies

Karate Cop (1991)— Movie Reviews by a Mook

It is the future. Solar flares have led to environmental catastrophe. A once proud America is now a mixture of totalitarian states, gang territories, and warlord fiefdoms. With everyone scrounging for the scraps, who are the few good people left to rely on? A woman with a bare face runs through darkened streets and alleys, […]

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90s, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Mutants, Uncategorized

Riki-oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

The summary of The Story of Ricky is really quite simple: In the far distant future of 2001 (*snort*), prisons are now privatized, no longer subject to even the most basic of government regulation. The prison (seemingly assembled from the “High School Gym Décor” catalogue) is governed by not only the violent and sadistic warden and assistant warden (claw hand and all), but also by the “Gang of Four”, ruthless and twisted inmates that oversee the four separate wings of the prison along with their roving gangs.

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