Posts Tagged "1981"

Madhouse (1981)

There was a time in my early 20s when I discovered the video nasties. These were films banned in the U.K. in the early 80’s for being too extreme. In some cases the films were merely banned because of the box art, not because of the film itself. In all there were 74 films that […]

The Black Cat (1981)

The name Lucio Fulci looms large over the world of horror cinema. Images of incredibly gory deaths, fog, great music, and lots of make up effects jump to my mind when I hear the name. Director of horror classics like Zombie, The Beyond, City of the Living Dead, not mention his forays into every other […]

Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (1981)

Arrow Video have made a name for themselves for releasing fantastic films with great restoration and special features. They aren’t bound by genre and have released a little bit of everything as long as it’s a bit under the radar. I love the company and look forward to each release. Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne […]

Dead Kids (1981)

Recently Severin has decided to release 3 of the most beloved Australian horror films from the early 80’s. They are a trifecta of awesome my review of Thirst can attest to. The second release is Dead Kids aka Strange Behavior. A seemingly generic slasher flick that has more under the hood than you might expect. […]

Hex a.k.a Xie (1981)

A few years ago I saw a film that blew my mind. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I needed to watch any and all films from the director. The film was The Boxer’s Omen and the director was Chih-Hung Kuei, who also directed the nasty film Corpse Mania. He was a Shaw director […]

Toxic Graveyard Podcast Episode #1: The Pit (1981)

Hey fiends and freaks we’ve got a fresh episode of the Toxic Graveyard podcast! This time we review The Pit (1981) and both Uncouth and Jose were new to the film. Download here and enjoy!