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: 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: 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)