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.
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.
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.
Director: Lucio Fulci Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale Also known as: Seven Doors Of Death (USA) “Be careful what you do, because this hotel was built over one of the seven doors of… More
Director: John Alan Schwartz Starring: Michael Carr “During the past 20 years I know that my compulsion to understand death was much greater than just an obsession. My dreams have dictated my mission. But now… More
Director: Matt Cimber Starring: Millie Perkins, Lonny Chapman, Vanessa Brown “If only there was a way of making a fortune babysitting you, sister Molly, could be a babysitting millionaire. Don’t tell me the kids don’t… More
Director: René Cardona Starring: José Elisa Moreno, Carlos Lopez Moctezuma, Norma Lazareno “I’ll say that’s absurd, the proofs are circumstantial, it’s more probable that of late more and more you’ve been watching on your television… More
Director: Frederick R Friedel Starring: Leslie Lee, Jack Canon, Ray Green, Frederick R Friedel (a tortured man jumps out a window to his death) LOMAX: “Why’d he do that? That was twelve floors.” STEELE: “Nah,… More
Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis Starring: Mal Arnold, William Kerwin “Have you ever had… an EGYPTIAN FEAST?” (Ramses, Blood Feast) Herschell Gordon Lewis is often referred to as the Grandfather of Gore. He was the first… More