The Merits of Sin: The Rider of the Skulls (1965) (Mexico)

Wonderful hodgepodge of insanity from south of the border seems like it may have been the first three episodes of a failed television series edited together for feature length. I don’t really give a good gawd damn how it came into existence, I’m just happy it’s here. Every great hero has a great origin story. … More The Merits of Sin: The Rider of the Skulls (1965) (Mexico)

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)

In Theaters: Ma

Ma (2019)Directed By: Tate TaylorWritten By: Scotty Landes, Tate Taylor I wasn’t sure about this movie after first seeing the trailer. It looked like a story that I have heard a million times. Then I saw the crazy in Octavia Spencer’s eyes and I knew they had my money. Octavia Spencer is a national treasure … More In Theaters: Ma

In Theaters: Brightburn

Brightburn (2019)Directed By: David YaroveskyWritten By: Mark Gunn, Brian Gunn Brightburn is best known as “The evil Superman movie.” Which is a description that isn’t totally inaccurate but doesn’t sum up the film properly either. There is no doubt that it is a retelling of the Superman origin story, one that asks the question: What … More In Theaters: Brightburn