The Merits of Sin (NSFW): Daughter of Darkness (1993) (Hong Kong)

A classic Cat III (category III is basically an 18+ rating) nasty from Hong Kong has no problem picking at the sores festering just beneath the surface of polite society. Mak Wei-Fong runs into the police station reporting that her family has been slaughtered while she was out with her boyfriend. Captain Lui and his … More The Merits of Sin (NSFW): Daughter of Darkness (1993) (Hong Kong)

Schlock du Jour: Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

Knowing that those around me have witnessed my floundering lows makes me feel…exposed. Even once the depression cycle has ended, I have to exist knowing that they have seen me in that state. It is for this reason that Schlock is my friend. Schlock doesn’t judge. Schlock only supports me. Schlock is love. Shlock is … More Schlock du Jour: Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

The Merits of Sin: Snake Sisters (1984) (Philippines)

What in the seven fucks just happened?! Incredibly weird fantasy flick feels like a really bad fever dream, constantly shifting between irritation and insanity. Bad ass opening credits fill us in on just how these ladies came to be. Apparently a mama snake laid sixteen eggs and three of them were abnormally large. Out of … More The Merits of Sin: Snake Sisters (1984) (Philippines)

The Merits of Sin: Magic Crystal (1986) (Hong Kong)

Almost exhausting in its wealth of lunacy, Magic Crystal comes off as some sort of cocaine infused hybrid of the popular Spielberg action/adventure films of the 80s. There was money to be made and HK schlock auteur Jing Wong wasn’t about to let that go unnoticed. The Hunting Eagles is a two man task force … More The Merits of Sin: Magic Crystal (1986) (Hong Kong)