The Merits of Sin (NSFW): Giallo in Venice (1979) (Italy)

If a film had the ability to pass a venereal disease onto you, this would be that film. So wrap on up and exercise precaution…it’s about to get itchy. The corpses of a young married couple are discovered near a canal in Venice. The man has been repeatedly stabbed and it looks as if the … More The Merits of Sin (NSFW): Giallo in Venice (1979) (Italy)

The Merits of Sin: Mask of Satan aka Demons 5: The Devil’s Veil (1990) (Italy/France/Portugal/Spain/West Germany)

Spaghetti nightmares have always held a special place in my heart. Argento crafted some jaw droppingly beautiful carnage throughout his career, Bruno Mattei is one the greatest gifts ever bestowed upon trash films and Fulci remains one of my all time favorite filmmakers (yes, even his frowned upon later output is held in high regard … More The Merits of Sin: Mask of Satan aka Demons 5: The Devil’s Veil (1990) (Italy/France/Portugal/Spain/West Germany)

The Merits of Sin: Nightmare aka Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (1981) (USA/Italy)

I’m not sure where my love of sleazy movies came from. I know my dad used to program the VCR to record whatever horror flicks would be playing on our local channel 66 at whatever ungodly hour of the night and ask me to tell him how the movies were. It’s where I discovered Fulci … More The Merits of Sin: Nightmare aka Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (1981) (USA/Italy)

The Merits of Sin: Fever Night aka Band of Satanic Outsiders (2009) (USA)

As soon as the opening credits hit, I pretty much knew I was going to enjoy this flick. “Block of Ice” by Thee Oh Sees blasts its way into your head as the characters are introduced in color bleached freeze frames and I’m just sitting here with a big old smile on my stupid face. … More The Merits of Sin: Fever Night aka Band of Satanic Outsiders (2009) (USA)