Isn’t it time we scrapped the four-decade-old Video Recordings Act and allowed an even playing field between physical media, streaming services and TV broadcasters?
The vocal demands for free speech and political efforts to bring the likes of PayPal under control seem to become very quiet as soon as you mention sexual freedom.
Newsreader and Strictly Come Dancing winner Natasha Kaplinsky is now in charge of the organisation that decides which films you are allowed to see.
The short-lived effort by the British censors to give “morbid and horrible” films their own restrictive adults-only category.
The academic author who was the lone defender of Video Nasties and horror comics during the cultural dark ages of the 1980s.
An ongoing love affair with the first summer blockbuster.
The long and winding road of British smut cinema came to a bitter end in 1983 as the genre bowed out on a new creative low.
A VoxPop study of public attitudes towards strict film censorship in 1964.
Should option soundtracks on DVDs and Blu-rays be classified as separate video recordings? The censors claim they should – but they are wrong.
The British video censorship appeals process has always been set up to be as difficult and costly as possible – and new ‘simplifications’ do little to change that.
Why do people put so much time and effort into pretending that the opinions of the person on the street actually matter?
The story behind one of the most notorious deaths ever to be caught on camera and its unexpected connections to an infamous adult video series.