The Merits of Sin: Death Curse of Tartu (1966) (USA)

It’s hard to believe the biggest cesspool of sentient excrement birthed some of the finest backyard horrors to ever grace trash cinema. Sure, Florida is basically a dumpster fire filled with smaller (but just as odorous) dumpster fires but if you dive into the regional output of America’s butthole you’ll find the waters pleasantly comfortable. … More The Merits of Sin: Death Curse of Tartu (1966) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Jack-O aka Jack O’Lantern (1995) (USA)

Inclusion is important. That’s why participation awards exist. Sure ya sucked but at least ya fucking tried. I feel if I was ever running a horror film awards ceremony I’d be giving out a shit ton of participation awards. I wouldn’t be showering praise on every poor excuse for a movie but a lot of … More The Merits of Sin: Jack-O aka Jack O’Lantern (1995) (USA)

The Merits of Sin: Zapatlela (1993) (India)

There’s something so damn beautiful about a rip-off handled through the hands of another culture. Although, I should say “rip-off” may be too strong of a term. You see, this Indian flick has the lifeblood of Child’s Play running through its veins but somewhere a blood transfusion was necessary and it just mutated into its … More The Merits of Sin: Zapatlela (1993) (India)

The Merits of Sin: The Demon Rat (1992) (Mexico)

Irina is a lovely young school teacher with one major problem that’s about to cause another, more life threatening problem. Roberto Cervantes is her scuzzy pony tailed husband. He wants a divorce and she wants her father’s company back. He slimed his way into getting his hands on it and through greed and corruption has … More The Merits of Sin: The Demon Rat (1992) (Mexico)