Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Video Nasties #153 – Mausoleum (1983, Michael Dugan)

‘God can’t help you now.’ Watching these Video Nasties has forced me to develop my own mantra, which I repeat over and over under my breath for the first 10 minutes of every film. It goes, ‘Thou shalt not judge … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #152 – G.B.H (1983, David Kent-Watson)

‘Bleedin’ women. No wonder there’s so many queers!’ G.B.H. is the sort of film that assumes the audience doesn’t know what GBH stands for, and so helpfully explains it underneath the title card using state of the art video graphics. … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #151 – Xtro (1982, Harry Bromley Davenport)

‘Think of that foot as your face and smile.’ It’s our first British Nasty since Inseminoid back in 1981, and guess what – it’s an Alien rip-off with weird extraterrestrial rape scenes. What was with the Brits in the early … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #150 – Visiting Hours (1982, Jean-Claude Lord)

‘Christ, you really blast them all, don’t you? Blacks, Jews, Mexicans. You want the whole  goddamn world to yourself?’ Say what you like about the Video Nasties, but they have it all – sex, horror and William Shatner. It’s true, … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #149 – Unhinged (1982, Don Gronquist)

‘What is the proper wine for a public execution?’ Unhinged is the cinematic equivalent of taking ketamine and then falling down a well. It begins as it means to carry on – with a vast chasm of nothingness. After the … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #148 – The Thing (1982, John Carpenter)

‘I know you gentlemen have been through a lot, but when you find the time, I’d rather not spend the rest of this winter TIED TO THIS FUCKING COUCH!’ We’re getting near the end now, with only a few Nasties … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #147 – Tenebrae (1982, Dario Argento)

‘Once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.’ Tenebrae is an odd film for Dario Argento. Coming off the back of two of his most wildly supernatural and colourful movies, it would … Continue reading

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