This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I knew next to nothing about this film before watching it, aside from seeing it advertised in a few old issues of Rue Morgue. I also was (and am) mostly unfamiliar with the work of Edogawa Rampo. So I had no adequate preparation for the barrage of "what the fuck?!" that was in store for me.
Well, I suppose that's not entirely accurate. I'm a fan of Alejandro Jodorowsky's films, and there are certain sequences in Horrors of Malformed Men…