The perils of letting a frumpy film critic influence your way of thinking.
Maria Der’s Alternative Cinematic Universe
Maria Der’s wonderfully deranged visions from the tobacco cured VHS parlours of yesteryear allow us a peak and a prod at the underbelly of many beloved Hollywood favourites.
Satanic Panic: When British TV Viewers Were Traumatised By The Omen
How the TV broadcast of the horror classic caused religious hysteria and fears of demonic possession.
The VHS Wonderland Of Portland Films
Remembering the pioneers of mail order VHS cult movie retail in the wild west days of uncensored video.
The Bare Facts About The World’s Best – and Rudest – Film Guide
A guide to nudity in mainstream movies was a brilliant idea, but one soon made obsolete by technology.
In Heaven, Everything Is Fine: Looking Back At Eraserhead
David Lynch’s exploration of dreams, nightmares and the fears of fatherhood remains as startling an experience now as it ever was.
Driller – The Most Eccentric X-Rated Movie Of The 1980s
The oddball X-rated horror musical that had a troubled production but finally found an audience decades later.
Loving The Dead – Jörg Buttgereit’s Nekromantik Revisited
Looking back at the most notorious example of extreme cinema to emerge in the post-Video Nasty age.
The Reprobate Podcast Episode 5: Terry Stephens
On the latest episode of The Reprobate Podcast, we’re talking to British adult filmmaker Terry Stephens about how the lockdown has affected the sex industry and the current resurgence in anti-porn prohibitionism.
Depraved And Corrupting: The Complete Video Nasties
The definitive visual guide to the most notorious films of the 1980s.
Bullets And Bikinis: Sexy Girls And Sexy Guns
From the fringe world of specialist VHS tapes comes this combination of bikini babes and heavy weaponry.
Taboos To View – The Search For The Next Forbidden Kick
Howard Lake explores the bottom rung of video excess in the 1980s.