The Merits of Sin (Short Cuts): Skeleton Man (2004) (USA) The Church (1989) (Italy) Hollow Gate (1988) (USA) Gurozuka (2005) (Japan)

Sometimes ya just can’t find the damn words. I watch a shit ton of films. Always have and (hopefully) always will. I’ve only been dwelling within Spook du jour for a limited time but once I joined I started adding more films to the queue. It’s easy to write about the good, it’s easier to … More The Merits of Sin (Short Cuts): Skeleton Man (2004) (USA) The Church (1989) (Italy) Hollow Gate (1988) (USA) Gurozuka (2005) (Japan)

The Merits of Sin: Kafan (1990) (India)

It’s 1990, it’s India and things are about to get rowdy. Cheap violence realized by cheaper special effects and some cheeky naughtiness are offered up along with the usual suspects of dance numbers and comic relief. You’re either into South Asian horror flicks or you’re not. That middle ground doesn’t exist here. At two plus … More The Merits of Sin: Kafan (1990) (India)

The Merits of Sin: Sarkata Insaan aka Beheaded Man (1994) (Pakistan)

It speaks to the level of wild a film is when it runs nearly two and a half hours and I barely notice. Add the fact that it’s without subtitles and it’s a bonafide trash film miracle I did not lose interest once. That’s the magic of bizarro world cinema, it somehow feels right to … More The Merits of Sin: Sarkata Insaan aka Beheaded Man (1994) (Pakistan)

The Merits of Sin: Demon Hunter (1983) (Mexico)

This Mexican oddity could have been a trash classic if only they were willing to embrace their slipshod makeup department. Instead, we get some mild entertainment and only a few glimpses of the charmingly awful monster. After an old sorcerer comes into his home and does some weird shit with a decapitated chicken to his … More The Merits of Sin: Demon Hunter (1983) (Mexico)