The Merits of Sin: The Resurrected (1991) (Canada/USA)

A fine Lovecraft adaptation from Dan O’Bannon (Return of the Living Dead) offers some gooey thrills and a consistently interesting narrative. There’s a few issues witch acting but it’s easy enough to look over when everything else is firing on all cylinders. In Providence, Rhode Island a private detective by the name of John March … More The Merits of Sin: The Resurrected (1991) (Canada/USA)

The Merits of Sin: Nikos the Impaler (2003) (Germany)

Oh Andreas Schnaas, you knew what you liked and you never stopped doing it. Familiarity has been known to breed contempt but it can also feel like slipping into a toasty pair of underpants on a particularly cold day. Schnaas is warm underwear, gore soaked but still nice and toasty. In 1002 A.D. a brutal … More The Merits of Sin: Nikos the Impaler (2003) (Germany)

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)