Child Killers, Drama, Horror, Modern, Movies, Revenge

Daddy’s Little Girl (2012)

Derek Riley is the proud papa of an adorable six-year-old little girl named Georgia. Georgia is sweet and kind and is clearly Derek’s whole world. So it’s little surprise that her tragic kidnapping and subsequent death at the hands of an unknown assailant sends him into a tailspin. Six months after Georgia’s death, Derek is […]

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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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Action, Modern, Mook

The Hard Way (2019) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

This is the kind of movie where the title is said in the first ten minutes. If that doesn’t tell you what you’re getting into, you’re about to get an education…the hard way. I’m sorry, that was bad. I apologize. While on a mission in Romania, John Payne’s brother gets killed. Payne (played by Michael […] […]

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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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Drama, Modern, Mystery, Thriller, Uncategorized

The Truth Beneath (2016)

Kim Yeon-hong and her husband Kim Jong-chan seem to have the perfect life. Their previously troublesome daughter, Min-jin, has turned her life around, improving her grades and staying away from her old, rebellious friends. Meanwhile Jong-chan, a former announcer, has turned into a popular young political candidate who looks like he might have a shot at beating out the local incumbent. Jong-chan’s campaign is making great strides, but a mere 15 days before the election Min-jin suddenly goes missing.

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