The Merits of Sin: Night of Death (1980) (France)

A grand retirement home in a secluded patch of the French countryside serves as the setting for this somehow quirky and mean spirited tale. Martine (the insanely beautiful Isabelle Goguey) has just arrived at the Deadlock House a day ahead of schedule. Nicole, the current nurse, thinks that she’s about to get fired but the … More The Merits of Sin: Night of Death (1980) (France)

Schlock du Jour: The Adventure of Denchu-Kozo (1987)

directed by Shinya Tsukamoto Read this if you like crazy shit! THE ADVENTURE OF DENCHU-KOZO or *HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE UTILITY POLE GROWING OUT OF MY BACK is Shinya Tsukamoto’s fantastical 8mm film that preceded TETSUO: THE IRON MAN. It’s almost impossible to discuss Tsukamoto without mentioning TETSUO every 3.85 … More Schlock du Jour: The Adventure of Denchu-Kozo (1987)

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

Gallery of Horror aka Dr. Terror’s Gallery of Horrors (1967) (USA) **1/2 Lame ass anthology is not without its cheapjack charms. John Carradine rambles on in a tuxedo and introduces five tales of minimal terror. The Witches Clock finds a young married couple moving into a Massachusetts house that belonged to an executed witch. They … More (Amazon) Prime Grime: A Rogues Gallery of Crap Part Two

The Merits of Sin: 100 Monsters (1968) (Japan)

The menagerie of supernatural entities found within Japanese folklore is expansive. That’s just what happens when you’ve been around as long as the land of the rising sun has. For every folkloric hero, you’ll find a bevy of grotesque horrors just outside of view…ready to pounce. Asia (and believe me I know I’m slipping into … More The Merits of Sin: 100 Monsters (1968) (Japan)