The Merits of Sin: Black Past (1989) (Germany)

First full length feature from amateur German splatter master Olaf Ittenbach is jam packed with that garbage film enthusiasm I love and some awesome just as enthusiastic graphic violence. If you’re a Ittenbach homer like me you need to see it (like you haven’t already) and any fan of backyard trash horror must put this … More The Merits of Sin: Black Past (1989) (Germany)

The Merits of Sin: Hell’s Ground (2007) (Pakistan/UK)

I’m not sure how many horror films I’ve seen. I’m sure many of us have no idea the amount of horrific entertainment we’ve consumed. The genre is vast and following one string just leads to a whole new web of wonderful weirdness. As with any genre, certain paths are well worn. At the top of … More The Merits of Sin: Hell’s Ground (2007) (Pakistan/UK)

The Merits of Sin: Terrorgram (1990) (USA)

Tales of terror can be delivered by many a weirdo. Crypt keepers, tarot reading doctors, children buying time before being cooked, even kindly old antique dealers have dealt out nightmare scenarios to various jerks and guilt ridden ass-bags for longer than most of us have been on this earth. But Terrorgram decided to make our … More The Merits of Sin: Terrorgram (1990) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Kraven (1990-1992) (Germany)

Backyard splatter is pretty much the cornerstone of low budget horror. A subscription to Fangoria and enough like minded weirdos turned many a fright flick fan into a filmmaker in that late eighties, early nineties boom period. America had itself a plethora of enterprising young folks looking to get their blood soaked dreams out on … More The Merits of Sin: Kraven (1990-1992) (Germany)