The Merits of Sin: Chills Down Your Spine 2020 USA Dead Lantern Pictures ****1/2 NSFW

There’s some things I don’t recommend slipping back into. Heroin addiction, last week’s unwashed Brazilian flag speedo, collecting candid snaps of Mark Wahlberg on the toilet…you know, the usual. I once believed that picking up on your anthology wraparound five years later fell into that category but I’m happy to say that I was so … More The Merits of Sin: Chills Down Your Spine 2020 USA Dead Lantern Pictures ****1/2 NSFW

The Merits of Sin: Shivers Down Your Spine (2015) (USA) ****

A microwaveable pizza transforms into a lantern whilst being nuked (No. I’m not having a stroke. Watch the damn movie!), the poor schlub waiting on his personal treat rubs the lantern and out pops a sexy topless genie. His first wish is to have her cover up (Justin ain’t no creep!), realizing he may not … More The Merits of Sin: Shivers Down Your Spine (2015) (USA) ****

The Merits of Sin: Alabama’s Ghost (1973) (USA)

Carter the Great, the world’s greatest magician, discovered some sort of super substance called raw zeta which seems to be some form of hasheesh. When it’s introduced into the human body it becomes deadly zeta or some shit which grants the conduit’s voice the power to control humans or something along those lines. Carter vanished … More The Merits of Sin: Alabama’s Ghost (1973) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Twisted Issues (1988) (USA)

Small town boredom and a rapid fire imagination merge into a flawed but magically bizarre Florida SOV nightmare. Logic is left behind almost from the get go and we’re dropped headfirst into a world of skateboarding, punk/thrash culture, non-sequiturs and (of course) death. Paul is a kid who loves skateboarding. Charles is a kid who … More The Merits of Sin: Twisted Issues (1988) (USA)

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