Schlock du Jour: Ninja Zombie (1992)

directed by Mark Bessenger runtime: 87 mins Sometime around 2006 I was in college and there was this seemingly random resurgence in the fascination with ninjas and pirates. The world was forced into taking sides. I imagine many an undergrad getting laid after relating to their intoxicated coeds about ninjitsu’s superiority to swashbuckling or vice-versa. … More Schlock du Jour: Ninja Zombie (1992)

Fresh Cuts: The House of Violent Desire (2018)

directed by Charlie Steeds runtime: 117 mins The works of Charlie Steeds are multilayered juggling acts. With The House of Violent Desire, those balls and bowling pins are actually chainsaws that have been set aflame. Servant Cordetta Crimson Rose comes to live at the Whipley family estate, Black Rock Manor. After a brief introduction of all the … More Fresh Cuts: The House of Violent Desire (2018)

The Merits of Sin: The Supernaturals (1986) (USA)

Underappreciated gold from the lovely era of weekend nights spent rummaging through the local mom & pop video shop’s stacked horror section. Lost in the shuffle (most likely) from bad word of mouth due to a lack of graphic violence and the underutilization of some pretty damn good zombie makeup, The Supernaturals has slipped into … More The Merits of Sin: The Supernaturals (1986) (USA)

On Demand: Mandy

I can’t decide if Mandy is a trashy film masquerading as an art film or an art film masquerading as a trashy film. I just know that crazy, over the top violence has never looked more beautiful. The easiest way to sum up Mandy is Nicolas Cage turned up to 11, battling bikers who have … More On Demand: Mandy