Prime in the Dustbin: Three Movies in the Miasma of Meh

These selections on Prime Video aren’t good or bad, but they are disappointing, kind of boring, and ultimately forgettable.

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Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Santa Claus vs The Devil’ (1959)

Santa Claus takes on a demon from hell in a crazed, racist, colorful drug haze in ‘Santa Claus vs The Devil,’ which you should totally show to your kids

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Maniac’ (1977)

The 1977 action movie, ‘Maniac,’ features a killer with no clear motive, a surly Oliver Reed, and a poncho. Sounds great. It is not.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Welcome to Blood City’ (1977)

An example of bad things happening to good movies, ‘Welcome to Blood City’ is a neat little flick that looks like a burnt ViewMaster reel.

31 Days of Horror Presents Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Blood Beat’ (1983)

A samurai warrior goes on a killing spree in rural Wisconsin and nobody knows why, including the filmmakers, in 1983’s ‘Blood Beat.’

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Night of 1000 Cats’ (1972)

The 1972 movie, Night of 1000 Cats, is one of those exploitation movies that has lessons for the attentive viewer, particularly people who are venturing into the mystical and treacherous world of dating.