It is my intention to eventually watch and review all 72 movies on the ‘video nasties’ list released by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in 1983. In a time before videos were… More
Of all the video nasties I’ve seen to date, Night Train Murders is by no means the most shocking.
Take some zombies, add more zombies, remove the plot, throw in a few more zombies and add a bizarre breastfeeding scene and you’ve got this Italian gem.
One of the earliest Friday The 13th imitations – and one of the best – was The Burning, a film written and produced by the then-indie Weinstein brothers and their small studio Miramax.
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Cannibal Holocaust was eventually banned in numerous countries (the unofficial estimate is around 50, including the UK and its native Italy), and such was the realistic nature of the on-screen deaths that Deodato was actually arrested and held on trial under suspicion of murder of the four main actors.
Welcome to the first instalment of That Sounds A Bit Mental, a not-that-regular series of articles in which I take a look at the very best (worst) from the world of music. If you have… More
The lovely chap you see above is not Jason Voorhees. He’s Trevor Moorhouse, the unofficial mascot of That Was A Bit Mental. Trevor is the killer in Scream Bloody Murder, an atrocious camp slasher film… More
In the years since I started That Was A Bit Mental, the site’s remit has expanded. Now I no longer just review completely insane films, I also tend to cover standard horror and non-horror films:… More
Here, in order of surname, is a handy list of major actors and actresses who found themselves in (usually extremely low budget) horror films early in their careers. Just to make sure they won’t be able to forget them.