The Merits of Sin: Nikos the Impaler (2003) (Germany)

Oh Andreas Schnaas, you knew what you liked and you never stopped doing it. Familiarity has been known to breed contempt but it can also feel like slipping into a toasty pair of underpants on a particularly cold day. Schnaas is warm underwear, gore soaked but still nice and toasty. In 1002 A.D. a brutal … More The Merits of Sin: Nikos the Impaler (2003) (Germany)

Forgotten Nightmares: Phantom Killer (1942) (USA)

Fast talking fun and needlessly complicated criminal hijinks are the name of the game in this charming Monogram “thriller”. Ed Clark, ayoung prosecutor, is convinced that beloved philanthropist John G. Harrison is behind a series of murders/robberies plaguing the community. There are a few problems with his theory: John G. Harrison is a deaf-mute and … More Forgotten Nightmares: Phantom Killer (1942) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Violador Infernal aka The Infernal Rapist (1988) (Mexico)

We’ve all been there, you wake up in a panic at six in the morning with only a foggy recollection of what went down the night before. When you reach over to your trusty nightstand, the sick realization hits that you are not in the womb like comfort of your own bedroom. Gazing at the … More The Merits of Sin: Violador Infernal aka The Infernal Rapist (1988) (Mexico)