40s, Drama, Mook, Mystery

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

You know what’s great? Travel movies. The kind of film where folks move from city to city, country to country, enjoying the sights, talking with the locals, researching people they don’t know, getting involved in sordid tales of crime, espionage, murder, and eventually ending the matter in a filthy, condemned apartment in Paris with a […]

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80s, Action, Mook, Robots, Sci-Fi

Runaway (1984) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

I can confirm that Tom Selleck’s mustache is great no matter the year, no matter the genre. You can practically feel the machismo oozing off of his upper lip’s grizzled fur baby. If you learn nothing else today, know that your face will never look as cool as his befollicled nasal undercarriage. And for that, […]

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90s, Action, Comedy, Martial Arts, Mook

Knock Off (1998) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

I love action movies with completely nonsensical, ridiculous plots that exist purely to put some completely miscast action star directly in the path of danger, possibly alongside an equally miscast comedian in a sidekick role. Lo and behold, here’s exactly what I want in a film: Knock Off. Jean-Claude Van Damme is a member of […] […]

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80s, Horror, Mook, Slasher

The Undertaker (1988) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

Mining the depths of bad taste for movies will lead you through a lot of crap. Much of it is stuff that’s entertaining, probably for the wrong reasons. However, sometimes you find a gem, not notable for its quality but because of its rarity or its surprising significance in the career of a particular actor, […]

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