Forgotten Nightmares: The Head of Pancho Villa (1957) (Mexico)

Mexico’s legendary Headless Rider returns and this time there’s many a dangerous secrets spelling out trouble with a capital T. A tight knit group of soldiers who once served under General Villa are called to their comrades home by his doctor. There they get sworn to an oath of protection by their dying friend. He … More Forgotten Nightmares: The Head of Pancho Villa (1957) (Mexico)

The Merits of Sin: Exte: Hair Extensions (2007) (Japan)

Leaning too far into insanity can be a crutch for a lot of movies. It can still make for good cinema but sometimes a balance is completely necessary to connect a viewers feet with solid ground. The idea of malevolent hair is a ridiculous concept but the fact that it’s grounded by a completely believable … More The Merits of Sin: Exte: Hair Extensions (2007) (Japan)

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: Hell’s Ground (2007) (Pakistan/UK)

I’m not sure how many horror films I’ve seen. I’m sure many of us have no idea the amount of horrific entertainment we’ve consumed. The genre is vast and following one string just leads to a whole new web of wonderful weirdness. As with any genre, certain paths are well worn. At the top of … More The Merits of Sin: Hell’s Ground (2007) (Pakistan/UK)