RSS feed for mook

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Evil Bong

    Evil Bong

    ★★½

    Film #13 in my 31 Days of Horror 2019

    Viewed on Amazon


    I'm intrigued by the films of Charles Band and his Full Moon Features, meaning I've a masochistic desire to watch the whole Puppet Master franchise - but I have never taken the plunge. Evil Bong is obviously shit but, met on it's own terms, it was a suprisingly watchable taster.

  • Def by Temptation

    Def by Temptation

    ★★½

    Film #12 in my 31 Days of Horror 2019

    Viewed on Amazon


    Aka James Bond III's Def by Temptation

    This is low budget, cheesy and dated, but it's not often you get a Horror film with a black writer/director and an all black cast, so it was interesting from that point of view.

    It focusses on a vampire/demon; the personification of temptation. At first it seemed this was going to be an AIDS metaphor but it gradually turns into a…

Popular reviews

More
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    ★★★★★

    So far the Phase 2 films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) have both been sequels; 'Iron Man 3' was more of the same but with a fun Shane Black twist; 'Thor: The Dark World' took an unexpected but slightly muddled Sci-Fi route. However, the second solo Cap film was a completely different genre from his entertaining WW2 origin and a completely different tone from the other films. Marvel tend to go for the more humorous approach but this was…

  • Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3

    ★★★★½

    aka Iron Man Three

    My first viewing of Marvel Cinematic Universe films are at midnight cinema showings after avoiding all advertising material so there's a lot to take in and follow. The first time I saw this I enjoyed it but the plot seemed a bit all over the place – especially with certain twists that occur. However, it holds up really well on a second viewing with a well paced interesting story and solid action. The themes are great…