The Merits of Sin: Pieces of Darkness (1989) (USA)

Low (very low) budget anthology shot in Eastern Tennessee will be torture for you serious film connoisseurs of the world but if you’re a garbage cinema lover you’ll be like a pig in slop. Three tales of terror are sapped out at the speed of molasses and stain your brain much like the carpet after … More The Merits of Sin: Pieces of Darkness (1989) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Superstition (1982) (Canada)

A goofy personal favorite of mine from the early eighties. It’s a Canadian production filmed in Los Angeles that plays out like an Italian splatter flick. Seriously, the only thing missing is a laughable animal attack and a woman doing a dub job for the young boy character. An abandoned house with a nasty past … More The Merits of Sin: Superstition (1982) (Canada)

The Merits of Sin: Married to a Witch (2001) (Nigeria)

Holy fuck. Somewhere beyond boredom, Married to a Witch casts its lethargic spell with weary aplomb. Sermonizing mixes with rambling dialogue then nods off in the back room before waking itself up with its own snoring. The near two hour run time feels more like twelve hours of talk radio and offers only minuscule reprieves … More The Merits of Sin: Married to a Witch (2001) (Nigeria)

Video Nasty Spotlight: Contamination (1980)

2/72 aka Alien Contamination aka Toxic Spawn aka Aliendrome… Directed by Luigi Cozzi AKA Lewis Coates The imdb synopsis is actually really helpful here: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled … More Video Nasty Spotlight: Contamination (1980)

The Merits of Sin: Korkusuz aka Rampage aka Turkish Rambo (1986) (Turkey)

When all hope is lost and the future is bleak Who ya gonna call? SERDAR! When your cheap ass film needs a defender of the weak Who ya gonna call? SERDAR! He’ll flex his way through gun fights mumble through all that spilled blood He poorly imitates Stallone and has the acting prowess of mud … More The Merits of Sin: Korkusuz aka Rampage aka Turkish Rambo (1986) (Turkey)