The Merits of Sin: Hatyarin aka The Perilous Witch (1991) (India)

I’m not going to pretend to be shocked if you end up disliking the horror films from India. I get it. I really do. Triple digit run times, musical numbers, failed comedy and long stretches of tedium can take out even the strongest of constitutions. So, I understand but I also disagree. I think we’ve … More The Merits of Sin: Hatyarin aka The Perilous Witch (1991) (India)

The Merits of Sin: The Boy God aka Stone Boy (1982) (Philippines)

I’m not sure how many toys you had growing up but I was fortunate enough to have an older brother I wasn’t too far behind in age. We were also into a lot of the same shit which meant I got just as much joy out of the army men, dinosaurs and He-man toys my … More The Merits of Sin: The Boy God aka Stone Boy (1982) (Philippines)

Schlock du Jour: Cannibal Cult (1999)

Coming in hot with the overt EVIL DEAD influences is the SOV regional horror flick, CANNIBAL CULT. After the misconceived multi-colored, multi-font title credits and one big ugly screen wipe, the story begins. Camp Ford, 1950… A camp director plays with demonic forces and kills his co-worker/wife with a machete. He then snaps his daughter’s … More Schlock du Jour: Cannibal Cult (1999)

The Merits of Sin: The X From Outer Space (1967) (Japan)

Japanese monster flicks have been a part of my life for as long as my movie viewing peepers have been turned to the television screen. I’ve seen Japan destroyed dozens of times by rubber suited creatures of all shapes. I’ve seen scientists and soldiers race against the clock to throw a wrench in doomsday’s plans. … More The Merits of Sin: The X From Outer Space (1967) (Japan)