Posts Tagged ‘Video Nasties’

Throwback Horror: Night of the Zombies (1980)

Throwback Horror: Night of the Zombies (1980)

Tweet With the zombie invasion brought on by George A. Romero’s seminal “Dawn of the Dead” Bruno Mattei’s “Night of the Zombies” (aka “Hell of the Living Dead”, “Virus”, “Zombie Creeping Flesh”, “Zombie 4”…I think that’s it) brought to the screen a film rich full of horrible use of stock footage, zombie clichés, and a serious violation of background […]




My Quick Guide To Summer Horror Movies

My Quick Guide To Summer Horror Movies

Tweet Summer is upon us,and it’s hotter than hell out there. So what better time to take a look back at some classic “summer” horror movies.  This list is in no particular order, it was just an idea I came up with yesterday that sounded like fun.  All movies I am sharing are from my […]




Hotdogging Around with MEATBALL MACHINE

Hotdogging Around with MEATBALL MACHINE

There’s a new Keyboard Cowboy in town.




Fulci Lives in Gore Soaked High Definition!!

Fulci Lives in Gore Soaked High Definition!!

Tweet Last week Blue Underground unleashed on the masses the  Lucio Fulci classics Zombie (1979) and The House By The Cemetery (1981) on blu-ray.  Being an avid horror fan I’m used to having my favorite movies released every couple years in new collectors sets and special editions.  This is the first time either of these […]




Video Nasties: Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)

Video Nasties: Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)

A doctor attempts a risky cure for his son’s Leukemia: Transplanting a gorilla heart into his chest. What results is an “Orgy of Terror!”




Video Nasties: The Driller Killer (1979)

Video Nasties: The Driller Killer (1979)

Tweet 1979 was the year.  The Iran Oil Crisis was in full swing, Sony unveiled The Walkman, The Boomtown Rats were climbing up the charts, and a then beardless child was born who would go on to start The Blood Sprayer.  1979 was also the year that a young filmmaker named Abel Ferrara began upon […]




Video Nasties: Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)

Video Nasties: Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)

Everyone has nightmares about the ugliest way to die.




Video Nasties: Women Behind Bars (1975)

Video Nasties: Women Behind Bars (1975)

Tweet Jesus Franco, commonly referred to as Jess Franco, has the honor of being tied with Lucio Fulci for having the most films to originally appear on the DPP created “Video Nasties” list. Franco, as well as Fulci, created three films deemed to incite potential “moral panic” in the viewing public. Franco’s, unlike Fulci’s, contributions […]




Video Nasties: Antropophagus (1980)

Video Nasties: Antropophagus (1980)

Tweet “I love you, I need you, I’ll get you, I’ll eat you, Hungry like a wolf, excited as you hit the floor… Antropophagus.” -Anna & The Psychomen Antropophagus: The Beast (aka The Grim Reaper) is an 80s Italian horror film by the infamous Joe D’Amato. D’Amato, whose directorial credits include other cult horror films […]




Video Nasties: Rosso sangue AKA Absurd AKA Horrible

Video Nasties: Rosso sangue AKA Absurd AKA Horrible

Tweet A priest is experimenting on a large wily man and gives him the ability to regenerate damaged cells. I know, right? Absurd is basically Joe D’Amato’s take on “Halloween”. Though, “Absurd” is much more mean spirited, and littered with nasty practical gore effects. This film made it’s carved it’s path to the infamous video […]




Video Nasties: Twitch of the Death Nerve (1971)

Video Nasties: Twitch of the Death Nerve (1971)

Tweet Often cited as the film with the most alternate titles, Twitch of the Death Nerve (AKA: A Bay of Blood, AKA: Chain Reaction, AKA: A Million Other Titles) remains one of maestro Mario Bava’s disputed classics. This film ended up on the Video Nasty list, partially thanks to Carlo Rambaldi’s special effects work, and also […]




Video Nasties: Evilspeak (1981)

Video Nasties: Evilspeak (1981)

Tweet Warning: this review contains scenes of nudity. In a decade full of computer-obsessed films like WarGames, Deadly Friend, and Tron; director Eric Weston’s Evilspeak has seemingly become one of the less remembered (except by genre fans) due in no small part to the overbearing mass censorship of the British Board of Film Censors early […]




Video Nasties: The Toolbox Murders

Video Nasties: The Toolbox Murders

The latest entry into our ongoing Video Nasties retrospective series!




Video Nasties: The Burning (1981)

Video Nasties: The Burning (1981)

A legend of terror isn’t a campfire story anymore!




Video Nasties: THE BEYOND (1981)

Video Nasties: THE BEYOND (1981)

A polarizing movie among horror fans, many consider this Fulci film to be his seminal achievement.




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