Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Video Nasties #144 – Pranks (1982, Stephen Carpenter & Jeffrey Obrow)

‘Boy, it’s creepy down here.’ ‘Shut up, Craig.’ Anyone can make a slasher movie, and back in the early 80s, anyone did. Just assemble a bunch of kids in a deserted location, throw in some kills and bam, you’ve got … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #143 – Parasite (1982, Charles Band)

‘Don’t you understand? It’s just like the work camps.  It’s happening to me all over again.’ Jesus Christ, are these films getting worse or have I just seen 143 of them in a row? Parasite is a real endurance test … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #142 – Oasis of the Zombies (1982, Jess Franco)

‘We’ve got to hold on ’til dawn!’ Ahhh, Mr Franco! How nice to see you again! Oasis of the Zombies is the seventh and final Jess Franco movie on the Nasties, and it’s seven for seven in terms of sheer … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #141 – Nightmare Maker (1982, William Asher)

‘Perverts and sluts! They’re doing everything they can to take him away from us!’ File this one alongside The Funhouse and Contamination in the the Why-was-this-ever-a-nasty file. There’s very little to say about this moderately interesting psychosexual incest drama that … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #140 – Nightbeast (1982, Don Dohler)

‘Don’t call me Berty.’ If nothing else, Nightbeast is the only film on the Nasties that features music composed and performed by future Star Wars director J.J. Abrams. And you know what? His score is pretty damn good. He always … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #139 – Midnight (1982, John Russo)

‘Oh mighty Lord Satan, we ask thee to help us in the destruction of our enemies.’ John Russo co-wrote Night of the Living Dead all the way back in 1968, and has been coasting off that film’s success ever since. … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #138 – The Last Horror Film (1982, David Winters)

‘It’s wrong for you to be thinking about Jana Bates day and night!’ It’s a Maniac reunion! The Last Horror Film brings back the stars of the most depressing slasher film ever made (an inexplicable omission from the Nasties list) … Continue reading

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