Remembering the oddball world of underground video production, tape trading and sexploitation splatter movies.
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport joins with the BBFC and mainstream TV broadcasters in a mission to stop you from watching whatever you want.
The British censor’s curious decision to treat ‘implied’ swearing no differently than if the actual word had been used.
The deranged Pakistani film that reinvented the controversial author as an international super-villain, and was briefly banned in Britain.
The indie director’s two Nature Gone Wild movies are more interesting than people would have you believe.
The latest self-serving study by the BBFC is another exercise in manipulation and nudge-policy towards having everything we see under their control.
Looking back at Britain’s most outrageous and chaotically inept television channel, the home of sex and violence, banned movies and disrupted broadcasts.
A selection of predictably hysterical and ill-informed British TV documentaries and discussion shows from the height of the Video Nasty moral panic.
The class war raging behind every call for ‘something to be done’ about the dubious pleasures of the great unwashed.
The British film censors are still confusing offensiveness for dangerousness as they ban yet another former Video Nasty.
Looking back at the hysterical, evidence-free report on ‘sexualisation’ by Reg Bailey, the man the BBFC want to oversee their appeals committee.
Exploring the intersections of traditional burlesque, performance art and classic striptease, and just how far it is all removed from the modern, uptight burlesque scene.