The Merits of Sin: Non-Vegetarian Zombies from Outer Space aka Killer Dead (1992) (USA)

Utilizing much of the same cast and crew from Spookies, that crap classic’s co-writer and co-director Brendan Faulkner also made this somewhat enjoyable but more-so rambling comedy/horror hybrid. It’s not great but offers some odd duck characters and charmingly cheap special effects. Vinnie Nicko ( Peter Iasillo JR who played the puppet loving Rich in … More The Merits of Sin: Non-Vegetarian Zombies from Outer Space aka Killer Dead (1992) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Attack of the Dangerous Disgusting Black Worms From an Unknown Planet That No One Knows About (1999) (Germany)

A lot can happen in twenty three minutes. I just had no idea that this much could happen in under a half hour. May the trash Gods bless Germany and all the weirdo backyard filmmakers from Deutschland. A chunk of exploded asteroid crash lands on earth, drawing the attention of two pleasant young German men. … More The Merits of Sin: Attack of the Dangerous Disgusting Black Worms From an Unknown Planet That No One Knows About (1999) (Germany)

The Merits of Sin: The Rider of the Skulls (1965) (Mexico)

Wonderful hodgepodge of insanity from south of the border seems like it may have been the first three episodes of a failed television series edited together for feature length. I don’t really give a good gawd damn how it came into existence, I’m just happy it’s here. Every great hero has a great origin story. … More The Merits of Sin: The Rider of the Skulls (1965) (Mexico)

Schlock du Jour: Cannibal Cult (1999)

Coming in hot with the overt EVIL DEAD influences is the SOV regional horror flick, CANNIBAL CULT. After the misconceived multi-colored, multi-font title credits and one big ugly screen wipe, the story begins. Camp Ford, 1950… A camp director plays with demonic forces and kills his co-worker/wife with a machete. He then snaps his daughter’s … More Schlock du Jour: Cannibal Cult (1999)

The Merits of Sin: The Fearleaders (1999) (USA)

Michigan has a lovely history with shot at home horror. The Demon Lover and Death Bed immediately come to mind when the horror output of The Wolverine State is mentioned. Two minor masterpieces of trash horror, Michigan also unleashed The Fearleaders upon us… I’ll try my hardest to forgive them. Nelms Technology is paving the … More The Merits of Sin: The Fearleaders (1999) (USA)