Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Video Nasties #75 – Phantasm (1979, Don Coscarelli)

‘It was all in your mind.’ A few years ago, Phantasm was only really known by horror nerds like ourselves (don’t deny it, you’re reading a blog about the Video Nasties!). Then, in 2015, JJ Abrams announced that in his … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #74 – The Killer Nun (1979, Giulio Berutti)

‘Sister Gertrude – it is a nun’s vocation to suffer!’ Oh my god, another film based on ‘true events!’ The 70s must have been a frightening time for everyone. This one claims to have taken place ‘in a Central European … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #73 – Human Experiments (1979, Gregory Goodell)

‘Sarah…she doesn’t love you anymore’ Human Experiments is one of those films that you watch and think ‘Who the hell is this even for?’ It’s a pointless, meandering waste of time – yours, mine, everybodys. It didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #72 – The Driller Killer (1979, Abel Ferrara)

‘I can’t work with those guys playing that loud music.’ ‘THIS FILM SHOULD BE PLAYED LOUD’ screams the opening title card of The Driller Killer, setting the tone for a grimy, scuzzy punk rock horror drama about the creative process. … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #71 – Don’t Go Near the Park (1979, Lawrence D Foldes)

‘Keep it in your pants will you, I’m sick of people trying to molest me.’ We begin with a lie. Not just any old lie, but an absolute honest-to-God whopper of a lie. The title card reads – This film … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #70 – Don’t Go In the House (1979, Joseph Ellison)

‘A man goes up in flames, and you stand there like a faggot!’ The signs aren’t good. A generic title that is similar to two of the worst films on the Nasties (Don’t Look In The Basement and Don’t Go … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #69 – Delirium (1979, Peter Marris)

‘Paul, I’m beginning to pick up some of the same vibrations you had earlier.’ Ugh, maybe it’s just that I watched it so shortly after I Miss You, Hugs And Kisses, but here’s another dull 70s cop show with added … Continue reading

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