Looking back at Sam Fuller’s much-misunderstood, long withdrawn study of racism and rehabilitation.
The Horrific History Of The ‘H’ Certificate
The short-lived effort by the British censors to give “morbid and horrible” films their own restrictive adults-only category.
Jim Danforth And The Armor All Rot Monster
A stop-motion monster that proved to be too much for some TV viewers.
Britain’s Forgotten Moral Panic Of 1992
The Daily Mail’s relentless campaign of misinformation and outright lies against 0898 premium rate phone lines.
Those Pictures Of Terror – The Delirious Delights Of The Night Of The Bloody Apes
Half beast, half man, all wild entertainment – the oddest of the video nasties is an experience to savour.
Mondo Australia – A Pair Of Sleazy Down Under Shockumentaries
A look back at a pair of Ozploitation pseudo-documentaries that don’t quite hit the mark.
Gore – The Outrageous French Splatter Fiction Series
Not for the faint of heart – a sordid collection of outrageous and extreme pulp fiction novel cover art from France.
The Political Fixation With Shifting The Blame Onto Porn
In the desperation to find something to blame apart from the obvious, sexual expression is always a go-to distraction.
Anthropophagous II: An Exercise In Worthless Opportunism
The newly-made follow-up – in name only – to the notorious Video Nasty is not an enjoyable viewing experience.
The Gallery Of Banned Advertising
A visual guide to forbidden advertising from the modern age.
Police Raids In The Last Days Of Obscenity
A personal memoir of falling foul of Manchester’s over-zealous Obscene Publications Squad – and fighting back.
Ho-Ho-Horror: A Collection Of Fear-Filled Festive Short Films
A new twist on an old tradition – the Christmas horror movie in a compact form.