Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Video Nasties #127 – Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (1981, Romano Scavolini)

‘Nanny-nanny noo-noo, stick your head in doo-doo.’ Children are just awful. From their crappy bowl haircuts and naff colourful clothes to their whiny, high-pitched voices and complete lack of moral compass, kids are just the worst. But few can hold … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #126 – The Nesting (1981, Armand Weston)

‘I may be sick, but I am not retarded.’ Two words, guys. Haunted Brothel. That’s all it takes, I’m in, 100%. It would take a pretty slow, talky movie to not live up to that surefire premise. Oh. On paper, … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #125 – Naked Fist (1981, Cirio H Santiago)

‘It’s not everyday a fox like you comes into town.’ Do you like fighting? Do you like watching people fighting? Well, you’d better if you plan on sitting through Naked Fist, which is approximately 60% people beating each other up. … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #124 – Madhouse (1981, Ovidio G Assonitis)

‘You afraid of ghosts, Miss Julie?’ Not to be confused with the fun Vincent Price/Peter Cushing Madhouse from 1974, this one comes to you from the Ovidio G Assonitis, director of such Eurotrash as Tentacles and Beyond The Door. He’s … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #123 – Mad Foxes (1981, Paul Grau)

‘If we catch that bastard, this time we’ll tear his balls off!’ Mad Foxes is a film about turning the other cheek. If any of the protagonists had just been the bigger person and backed down, then a lot of … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #122 – Inseminoid (1981, Norman J Warren)

‘That’ll look great on the report. The team were terrorised by an expectant mother.’ Alien was great, right? Ridley Scott’s haunted-house-in-space scared up big numbers worldwide, but sci-fi is a notoriously tough genre to pull off on a low budget. … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #121 – The House by the Cemetery (1981, Lucio Fulci)

‘How many have wandered innocently  into the waiting spiderweb? How many more  are doomed to follow?’ 1981 was a big year for Lucio Fulci. Only four months after the release of The Beyond comes The House By The Cemetery (has … Continue reading

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