The Merits of Sin: Hell’s Ground (2007) (Pakistan/UK)

I’m not sure how many horror films I’ve seen. I’m sure many of us have no idea the amount of horrific entertainment we’ve consumed. The genre is vast and following one string just leads to a whole new web of wonderful weirdness. As with any genre, certain paths are well worn. At the top of … More The Merits of Sin: Hell’s Ground (2007) (Pakistan/UK)

The Merits of Sin: 1972 Yellow House (2013) (USA)

In the years before YouTube was a thing or had garnered much popularity, there were a handful of creepy ass videos circulating the internet. Most have been proven to be the creations of inspiring filmmakers or talented pranksters but some still remain upsetting obscurities haunting a mostly forgotten corner of my dusty brain. The handful … More The Merits of Sin: 1972 Yellow House (2013) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Curse of the Doll People (1961) (Mexico)

A foolish foursome of curious vacationers sneak their way into a Haitian voodoo ceremony and are completely enamored with the idol at the center of whatever ritual is going down. Because they are entitled pricks, they sneak back when the coast is clear and steal the reptilian statue. They are spotted by the high priest … More The Merits of Sin: Curse of the Doll People (1961) (Mexico)

The Merits of Sin: Terrorgram (1990) (USA)

Tales of terror can be delivered by many a weirdo. Crypt keepers, tarot reading doctors, children buying time before being cooked, even kindly old antique dealers have dealt out nightmare scenarios to various jerks and guilt ridden ass-bags for longer than most of us have been on this earth. But Terrorgram decided to make our … More The Merits of Sin: Terrorgram (1990) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Kraven (1990-1992) (Germany)

Backyard splatter is pretty much the cornerstone of low budget horror. A subscription to Fangoria and enough like minded weirdos turned many a fright flick fan into a filmmaker in that late eighties, early nineties boom period. America had itself a plethora of enterprising young folks looking to get their blood soaked dreams out on … More The Merits of Sin: Kraven (1990-1992) (Germany)