The class war raging behind every call for ‘something to be done’ about the dubious pleasures of the great unwashed.
Tag: video nasties
The Silencing Of Dangerous Ideas: Britain’s Shameful Free Speech History Is Not About To Change
The UK government’s sudden and selective embrace of free speech is a little hard to swallow.
Gestapo’s Last Orgy Is Still Too Outrageous For Britain’s Censors
The British film censors are still confusing offensiveness for dangerousness as they ban yet another former Video Nasty.
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.
The Piss Poor Journalism Of The Daily Mirror
Smugly wrecking lives for money and power – the British tabloids continue to occupy the bottom rung of humanity.
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 Reprobate Top(less) Tens Of 2020
What was hot on The Reprobate in 2020? You can probably guess.
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 Night Porter’s Last Orgy
As The Night Porter returns to blu-ray, we look at the sordid world of the brief Naziploitation craze it accidentally helped spawn, and its most outrageous imitator.
The BBFC Returns To A World Of Secrecy
The British censorship board’s website has gone from being a valuable resource to an empty vanity project that covers up their history.
Love Is Strange – The Bleak, Fractured World Of Possession
Possession – Andrzej Zuwalski’s hysterical, intense and utterly bleak story of a love triangle unlike any other.
Depraved And Corrupting: The Complete Video Nasties
The definitive visual guide to the most notorious films of the 1980s.