(Amazon) Prime Grime: A Rogues Gallery of Crap Part One

Direct to dvd madness was in full swing as the millennium kicked in the door like a drunk daddy on a cocaine binge. Video stores were stocked to high hell with bottom shelf loveliness mass produced for a hungry horror market. Slashers were cheap as hell to make, giant animals rendered to life with defunct … More (Amazon) Prime Grime: A Rogues Gallery of Crap Part One

The Merits of Sin: Warlock Moon aka Blood Spa (1973) (USA)

Dull-unease. Yep. That’s the word for this flick. Duneasy? Can we use that so I can stop using hyphens? I’m gonna go with duneasy and I suggest you start using it too. Seriously, this movie is the epitome of duneasy. The dullness part of the equation comes through like a brick half heartedly lobbed at … More The Merits of Sin: Warlock Moon aka Blood Spa (1973) (USA)

Forgotten Nightmares: The Head of Pancho Villa (1957) (Mexico)

Mexico’s legendary Headless Rider returns and this time there’s many a dangerous secrets spelling out trouble with a capital T. A tight knit group of soldiers who once served under General Villa are called to their comrades home by his doctor. There they get sworn to an oath of protection by their dying friend. He … More Forgotten Nightmares: The Head of Pancho Villa (1957) (Mexico)

The Merits of Sin: No One Lives (2012) (USA/UK)

I’ll never understand why this movie didn’t get the love it so deserved. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people bitching about there being no good grindhouse style cinema anymore. Exploitation sorely lacking in what was being spat out, No One Lives was a refreshing breath of scuzzy air. Could it be … More The Merits of Sin: No One Lives (2012) (USA/UK)

The Merits of Sin: Murder Obsession aka Fear aka Murder Syndrome (1981) (Italy/France)

Michael Stanford gets a bit too into a scene on the set of his new movie. The strangulation of his costar (lovely Laura Gemser) unsettles him and gets him thinking about his past. Michael has himself some mama issues and in a quick flash we see that at a young age he appears to have … More The Merits of Sin: Murder Obsession aka Fear aka Murder Syndrome (1981) (Italy/France)

The Merits of Sin: Twisted Nightmare (1987) (USA)

It’s 1987 and slasher flicks are nearing the end of the boom period. Various killers and horny “teens” have met and all sorts of sharp objects have done ungodly things to human flesh. It’s been done. That is why I can forgive people for brushing off Twisted Nightmare. Young(ish) folks head to a camp and … More The Merits of Sin: Twisted Nightmare (1987) (USA)