Posts Tagged "video nasties"

The Slayer (1982)

  In my journeys through horror I have come across praise for The Slayer in some far flung corners. Never attributed as being one of the best horror flicks of the 80’s nor a hidden gem, still it has garnered some accolades though quiet enough that I can’t remember where or when. One of the […]

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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 […]

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VHS Ate My Brain (2014)

Author Andrew Hawnt and myself have something in common: we both grew up during the VHS boom, renting tons of tapes and enjoying every minute of it. The difference? He wrote a whole book about it, I didn’t. VHS Ate My Brain is a love letter of a book to a time and place in […]

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SFX: Special Edition Horror (2010)

About a month ago I went to my local indie book store to check out their extensive selection of magazines. There I found a one off magazine dedicated to horror. SFX is a monthly British magazine dedicated to Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and a little horror. 4 times a year they put out big editions dedicated to […]

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