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Posts tagged "Video Nasty"
Cannibal Ferox – Umberto Lenzi (Shameless)

Cannibal Ferox – Umberto Lenzi (Shameless)

Banned in 31 countries and the most violent film ever made. Yeah this is the normal sort of hype one encounters in the cinema of so called extremity all the time but Umberto Lenzi’s cannibal gut-muncher of 1981 actually walked the talk derailing anyone who.. Read More
Xtro – Harry Bromley Davenport (Second Sight)

Xtro – Harry Bromley Davenport (Second Sight)

I first heard about Xtro in slightly odd circumstances as my dad had shares in a company that had some involvement in its production. I saw some photos in a trade publication he was sent and boy do I wish I had snapped it up.. Read More
The Mountain Of The Cannibal God – Sergio Martino (Shameless Films)

The Mountain Of The Cannibal God – Sergio Martino (Shameless Films)

It’s back to the infamous 72 film hit-list that were known in a time of mass hysteria as the Video Nasties and Sergio Martino’s The Mountain (Slave, Prisoner) Of The Cannibal God released back in 1978. The Italian cannibal genre may have been short lived.. Read More
The Witch Who Came From The Sea – Matt Cimber (Arrow)

The Witch Who Came From The Sea – Matt Cimber (Arrow)

Dredging up more shipwrecked treasure Arrow have embarked upon a great new idea introducing us to some rare and forgotten gems of yesteryear under the ‘American Horror Project’ moniker. This film has been released as part 1 in a box set along with Malatesta’s Carnival.. Read More
Evilspeak – Eric Weston (88 Films)

Evilspeak – Eric Weston (88 Films)

I know it seems like Arrow central over here but they do send us review stuff in of the films that I love. They are not alone in releasing the classics of old and getting former video nasties through the censors onto glorious Blu-Ray though... Read More
Lucio Fulci - Poker Cards

Lucio Fulci – Poker Cards

If you had asked me before what Lucio Fulci’s greatest success with poker was I would have probably thought of poor old Dagmar Lassander in The House By The Cemetery getting it through the neck with one. I would never have thought about connecting the.. Read More
Contamination – Luigi Cozzi (Arrow)

Contamination – Luigi Cozzi (Arrow)

Although never prosecuted, Contamination made in 1980 by Luigi Cozzi comes from the golden era of Italian splatter movies ending up embroiled amidst the video nasty furore. Showing what a dogs arse the whole panic was it had no real problems in later years flying.. Read More
Island Of Death – Nico Mastorakis (Arrow)

Island Of Death – Nico Mastorakis (Arrow)

Let’s face it of the infamous 39 prosecuted ‘video nasties’ there was some awful dreck out there that although bloody, by today’s standards you could hardly call them nasty. Looking at them the likes of Axe, Forest Of Fear, The Werewolf And The Yeti, Night.. Read More