The Merits of Sin: Zombies: The Beginning (2007) (Italy)

In May of 2007 the trash horror community lost a legend. Not as popular as Argento or as talented as Fulci, Bruno Mattei shuffled off this mortal coil without much fanfare. It’s understandable, the man was lacking in many of the qualities respected filmmakers exhibit. He excelled at rush jobs and ripoffs. The majority of … More The Merits of Sin: Zombies: The Beginning (2007) (Italy)

The Merits of Sin: Qarqacha – El Demonio del Incesto (2002) (Peru)

I’m all for a world where were-llamas are a thing. Enter Peru. Apparently if one gets icky with a family member their sins are punished with a llamariffic curse. So remember that the next time your eyeballing your cousin… you’re just a were-llama in waiting. Three students studying poverty arrive in a small village and … More The Merits of Sin: Qarqacha – El Demonio del Incesto (2002) (Peru)

Fresh Cuts: Discarnate aka Shapeshifter (2018) (USA)

A familiar plot is refreshingly enhanced by a great cast and cool monster. It’s like slipping into a comfy speedo made of nightmares. After losing his son to some kind of invisible threat, Dr. Andre Mason, a neuroscientist, attempts discovering the key to breaking through the veil and confronting what lies just outside of our … More Fresh Cuts: Discarnate aka Shapeshifter (2018) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Scared Stiff aka The Masterson Curse (1987) (USA)

More than a year after some mental troubles, a pretty musician takes her son and moves into an old house with her former psychiatrist now boyfriend. One hundred and thirty years before the house was under the ownership of one slave owning son of a bitch named George Masterton. Fed up with his cruelty, a … More The Merits of Sin: Scared Stiff aka The Masterson Curse (1987) (USA)

In Theaters: Happy Death Day 2U

Happy Death Day 2U (2019)Directed By: Christopher LandonWritten By: Christopher Landon, Scott Lobdell Happy Death Day was the surprise of 2017. A PG-13 slasher film that borrowed it’s premise from Groundhog Day. I thought it was a brilliant concept but didn’t actually expect it to be good. Imagine my surprise when I finally saw it. It was a smart, entertaining, 90 minute movie that could only be … More In Theaters: Happy Death Day 2U